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Umm….Elsa is from Norway, not Sweden.
She’s from Arrendelle, but the story is Danish. This quiz is just making shiz up as it goes based on nothing
Considering how much they changed the story, even her Danishness is rather tenuous…
Right, but it was set in Norway.
Ariel’s from the ocean!
Jasmine is from Agrabah, which is non-existent. If you’re going for the original story, it’s French.
I thought the original story was set in China.
It was added to 1001 Arabian Nights by a Frenchman in the 1700s. It’s somewhere on the Arabian pennninsula but no more specific.
That Frenchman was Antoine Galland, and the text reads (translated to English of course) “The Story of Aladdin; or, The Wonderful Lamp. In one of the large and rich cities of China, there once lived a tailor, named Mustapha. He was very poor. He could hardly, by his daily labour, maintain himself and his family, which consisted of his wife and a son. His son, who was called Aladdin, was a very careless and idle fellow.”
(The whole story is available for free through Google reader).
I stand corrected. Either way, neither Iraq nor Saudi Arabia is correct.
But Galland heard this story from a syrian man from Aleppo called Hanna. Wiki has this information also, but I heard it from a professor in my university, a more reliable source:
So, Syria would also be a possibiliy here.
The original Sleeping Beauty story was French (La Belle au bois dormant) and then was retold by the Brothers Grimm- nowhere along the line was Aurora British.
As I understand it, Elsa is based on the Snow Queen by Hans Christian Anderson, who was Danish.
Based on,yes. But the Disney movie is very much set in Norway. The dress, architecture, and trolls are all inspired by Norway, and Disney animators went there to research landscape and history.they made a pretty big deal about it being Norway.
So Norwegian that it looked like one of my family reunions. (though not enough trolls…)
But I can understand James’ confusion. In some of the questions, it’s obviously asking about the origin of the story, while in others’ (such as this) it’s asking about Disney’s reinterpreted location.
The Powhatan Tribe has their own flag. While I give credit to them for asking what Tribe she was from, she is NOT represented by the US Flag. She died 150 years before the colonies revolted and the US was formed.
Elsa’s fairy tale came from Norway. Sleeping Beauty’s fairy tale came from France. Jasmin comes from the tale in Arabian Nights which came out of the Middle East but a specific county of origin has never been know for sure. There is more of a chance it came from Syria than the two listed.
Last I checked Alabama and Louisiana are states so Tiana came from the USA. Since this quiz is match the country of origin.
And considering it’s half picking the characters country/half picking the fairy tales country the correct answer should either be the US, or Germany since it’s a grimms tale
Rapunzel is from Finland? and Frozen is Norway? what you y’all on?
Elsa is from Norway not Sweden.
as a norwegian, it really bothers me that they show the swedish flag instead of the norwegian one when it comes to Elsa.
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