After watching the some of the newer princess movies on Disney Channel as part of their Princess Weekend, Disney, in the 21st Century, has tried to change the image of the Disney Princess. They are no longer a girl who looks to find that one true love and think that true love is going to save them from all their problems. They are more progressive, active, and, most importantly, don’t a man to save them from their problems. They can save themselves.
The 21st Century has seen four new princesses come to life: Princess Tiana (Princess and the Frog), Princess Rapunzel (Tangled), Princess Merida (Brave), and Princess Anna (Frozen). All of them have strong personalities and willing to fight for themselves instead having someone else fight for them. Let’s meet these five 21st Century Princesses: