Disability as a theme in the film:
Disability is an issue which crops up considerably during the film Beauty and the Beast. The Beast is seen as someone who has a severe disability and this hampers him in turn from achieving a normal life. His love for Belle cannot be consummated as his sheer ugliness repels everyone and this is a major stumbling point in this regard. Disability theory is also an important part of the film as it shows how the Beast appears stunted and without any possible opportunities for advancement.
The Beast’s disability is also a consistent leitmotif throughout the film as it