The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey Mouse to Hercules by John Grant
Character Description of Princess Ariel from "The Little Mermaid" (1989)
Tawny-haired Ariel was one of the most immediately popular animated heroines to emerge from the Disney stable for a very long time - indeed, it's hard to remember any at all that might match her in this respect. It is easy enough to explain away this phenomenal success in terms of sexual allure, of which she has plenty, yet that doesn't really get to the heart of the matter, for in many ways she is also a very childlike character....
"DuckTales" chronicles the high-flying adventures of Duckburg's most famous trillionaire Scrooge McDuck, his mischief-making triplet grandnephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie, temperamental nephew Donald Duck and the trusted McDuck Manor team.