If Disney princesses (and many other characters) are so young (ages 14-21) then why do hardly any of them have living grandparents?
- Karen LLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
It's fiction. It makes a better story if something sad has happened to the character. And if the Disney story is based on fairy tales, well, most fairy tales were written in an age when many people didn't live very long. Many children between 14 and 21 would have lost at least one sibling, a parent, or a grandparent or two.
- CogitoLv 71 month ago
They simply aren't necessary for the plots. Adding all sorts of other family members makes them more complicated. Disney plots are kept fairly simple so that young children can enjoy them.
- RobertLv 62 months ago
The king in Cinderella looked old enough to be the prince's grandfather. I don't recall if anything said in the movie made the King the prince's father.
- StephenWeinsteinLv 72 months ago
The stories are set in a time when 35 was old. It was very unusual for someone to live long enough to be the parent of 21 year old, much less a grandparent. Most children didn't even live to be 14 to 21. To be a grandparent of someone that age, a person who have to live to about 60, and almost no one did.
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- PearlLv 72 months ago
maybe cause they died early