ByAlanna Cecilia, writer at Creators.co
I've read the book, I've seen the movie, and now I'm going to talk about it.
Alanna Cecilia

If you are one of the few people left on this planet who haven't seen Frozen yet, be warned: spoilers lurk below! For those of you who love Frozen - or who have at least seen it - you are probably familiar with at least one of the dozen or so Frozen fan theories that have pervaded the internet in the last two years. There's the one that says Anna and Elsa have a long lost brother in the jungle. There's another one that has some interesting things to say about Hans's...hands.

But here's a theory you might not have heard of yet. It's less of a theory and more of an observation with a little theorizing on the side. Remember the song the trolls sing when Kristoff introduces them to Anna?

Don't worry, nobody else remembers the lyrics either. And that's where the theory comes in!

Notice how after Kristoff tells the trolls that Anna is engaged to someone else (around the 2:15 mark), they say something rather interesting...

So she’s a bit of a fixer-upper, that’s a minor thing

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And by the way, I don’t see no ring!

So she’s a bit of a fixer-upper, her brain’s a bit betwixt

Get the fiance out of the way and the whole thing will be fixed!

The words kind of float on by the audience. Of course the trolls want the fiance gone, you might think. They want Kristoff to be happy! But what if they're saying something a little deeper?

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And by the way, I don’t see no ring!

Is this the ring you're looking for?
Is this the ring you're looking for?

As the audience later finds out, Hans has no intention of keeping his promise of marriage to Anna. To him, it is a flexible arrangement, based on whatever will earn him the throne the quickest. By observing Anna's lack of an engagement ring, the trolls are commenting on the weakness of the connection: no ring means no commitment.

...her brain’s a bit betwixt...

A bit betwixt? Betwixt means caught in between two places, or in a more modern connotation, confused. Not only do the trolls think that Anna's head (and not to mention, heart) is in two places, but that something has confused it. Could it be Hans's honeyed words?

Get the fiance out of the way and the whole thing will be fixed!

Without knowing the end of the film, nothing seems notable about this lyric, other than the fact that the trolls really want Anna to dump Hans for Kristoff. But think about the powerful climax of the film, where Anna sacrifices herself for her sister:

When the sword hits Anna and shatters, Hans is thrown back...out of the way. By literally getting Hans (her "fiance") out of the way, Anna solves the problem that really makes her a fixer-upper -- her frozen heart. And let's not forget this:

It's great every time...
It's great every time...

Somehow, the trolls correctly predicted that the problems faced by Frozen's heroes would be fixed by getting Hans out of the way. Now, this could simply be an innocent desire for Kristoff to be happy that happened to correctly predict how things would work out. But when you think back to the beginning of the film, when Grandpappy foresees some key hardships in young Elsa's future, it certainly suggests that the trolls have a degree of foreknowledge. So it is entirely possible that the trolls were giving Anna a coded hint to help save herself and her sister!

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What do you think? Are the trolls sneakily and secretly trying to help Anna? Or should the lyrics just be heard at surface value?

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