Tumblr user intergalactic-ashkenazi has a pretty interesting theory about Disney's The Little Mermaid and Moana being polar opposites to each other in terms of plot. "Moana is the reverse of The Little Mermaid," the Tumblr user begins.
First, the two main characters. In Moana, the daughter of a chief wants to explore the ocean. In The Little Mermaid, the daughter of a king wants to explore land.