The Little Mermaid Essay Topics

The Fisherman and His Soul

This classic mermaid story was written as a reaction to Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid”. In Andersen’s mermaid story the mermaid longs for a soul, here a fisherman longs to rid himself of his soul for the love of a mermaid. Andersen’s mermaid story is strongly Christian in it’s outlook and philosophy, Wilde’s is… View Article

Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea: A better version of The Little Mermaid

Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, written, directed and animated by Hayao Miyazaki, in the year 2009 was an animated movie aimed at young audiences and their parents. He took Hans Christian Andersen’s short story The Little Mermaid as a blueprint for portraying this poetic, fantastic work using adorable pictures with interesting and impressive… View Article