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Not every anti-CSer likes Neal. Not every anti-CSer ships Swanfire or Swan Queen. Not every anti-CSers excuses Regina’s rape of Graham! So, please, stop calling me and other anti-CSers like me hypocrites when we dislike Neal/Swanfire and Regina/Swan Queen just as much (and in some cases more) than we dislike Hook/CS. Just stop!

Am I the only one who is tired of seeing the whole “If you like a character and want them to be happy and this other character makes them happy, then you should ship them together” argument? First off, who is anyone to tell me what I should or should not ship? Secondly, just because two characters are happy, it doesn’t necessarily make their relationship a healthy one!

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When talking about this movie, people frequently bring up the fact that the message boils down to the fact that, in the end, it really does matter what you look like, and that the ugly guy won’t ever get the girl no matter how nice he is.

Well. Those people are wrong.

Think harder. There are three contenders for Esmeralda’s affections - Frollo, Quasimodo, and Phoebus. Frollo has zero affection for Esmeralda. No affection, no respect, no good feelings at all. All he feels is lust. And when he looks at her, all he sees are her faults (or what he believes are faults). He sees her a sexy gypsy who has spent her whole life in sin. And that causes him to feel lust. Because of this, he is incapable of seeing her good heart and truly decent soul. He sees a problem in need of fixing.

The audience wants Quasimodo to get the girl because he’s nice and she treats him well, and he deserves to catch a break for once in his life. And those things are all true. However. That line of thought essentially equates Esmeralda to his prize, to an object rather than a person. The problem with a Quasimodo-Esmeralda pairing is the exact opposite of Frollo. Frollo sees no good qualities in her, Quasimodo sees no bad qualities. He puts her on a pedestal and blinds himself to any mistakes she may make or flaws in her personality. He idolizes her in a way that is not healthy.

But Phoebus… Phoebus sits between the two: he sees her good, he sees her bad, and he can see the whole picture. He sees Esmeralda as she actually is - a person. She is not a sinful creature in need of reform and she is not a perfect specimen of humanity. Phoebus is the only one who can see that, and the only one who respects her as a person instead of a prize.

And that’s why the pretty guy gets the girl.

"Frollo saw Esmeralda as a demon. Quasimodo saw Esmeralda as an Angel. Phoebus saw her as Esmeralda. That is why Esmeralda fell in love with Phoebus."

And the reason we know Quasimodo’s a nice guy?

BECAUSE HE FUCKING ACCEPTED HIS FRIEND’S DECISION TO BE IN A RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE ELSE.  

He was sad at first, but he realized that she was happy and that this was her choice and he FUCKING MOVED ON.

If you read the book excepting it to be like this, don’t! It is nothing like this! Phoebus is a jerk and Esmeralda is a bimbo. And the end is extremely depressing. This is one of those rare cases where the movie is better.

Things I wish I knew when I started tumbling

gallifreyansquid:

karatam:

colsandbradders:

i am so slow

you can look at the posts on a certain day?

jfc

url.tumblr.com/day/2012/12/25 <- what you posted last christmas

omfg chRIST WHY DIDN’T I KNOW THIS BEFORE????

makes my fckn life EASIER

#WHY ISN’T THIS SHIT IN THE HELP SECTION

BECAUSE ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF USE IS EVER IN THE HELP SECTION

I MUST SPREAD THE WORD TO MY FOLLOWERS

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