Inside Disney

Inside Disney Worksheet

Worksheet Description

This worksheet is centered on identifying and explaining instances of dramatic irony in four Disney movies: “Mulan,” “The Little Mermaid,” “The Lion King,” and “Hercules.” Each movie title is followed by lines where students can write their explanations. The inclusion of a graphic of a character who appears to be a jester or fool, often associated with plays and irony, visually supports the theme of dramatic irony. The worksheet directs students to think about the moments in these films where the audience knows more than the characters, leading to an ironic situation.

The worksheet is designed to teach students how to recognize and articulate dramatic irony in familiar narratives. By reflecting on popular Disney movies, students can apply their understanding of dramatic irony in a context that is engaging and accessible. This task helps to improve their analytical skills in interpreting film and literature. Additionally, by explaining the irony in their own words, students enhance their ability to express complex literary concepts and their effects on storytelling.