Was Mother Gothel Wrong?
In most Disney movies there is a villain, though often times he or she is misunderstood. Like in Beauty and the Beast, all Gaston wanted was to marry Belle. Or in the Little Mermaid, Ursula just wanted to rule for a little while. Cinderella's sisters just wanted to meet the prince and fall in love. And Snow White's step mother was just jealous of her beauty. Just like the other villains listed above, in the movie Tangled Mother Gothel wasn't wrong for what she did to Rapunzel while she was growing up.
The magic flower was hers from the beginning. The royal soldiers were wrong for taking something that was hers and destroying it without asking her. They probably could have come to a compromise and only take a petal or leaf but they didn't. They stole from her and she simply just wanted to get something back.
Mother Gothel tried to keep Rapunzel safe and seemed to care about her a lot. She raised her like her own daughter and treated her very well. For a 'villain' she was actually a very