Heroic Justice for Quasimodo Through Re-creation Examining Disney’s Denial of Romance and the Hero’s Journey

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Talia Steinmetz

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Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hero’s Journey, ableism

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By analyzing disability stereotypes and story structure, this paper critiques how Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame denies Quasimodo romantic opportunity because he does not fit the heteronormative abled model of a Hero. Based on these intersectional issues, this paper ends with an alternative script to give Quasimodo heroic justice.

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