Gender representation

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  • Created by: Kelly
  • Created on: 10-12-14 18:14
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  • Gender
    • Question example/possible question example
      • Using your own detailed examples, explore representation of gender in the Media today
        • Would be worth 30 marks
        • Text we've studied that can be related to this example question
          • Tomb Raider (2013), Square Enix
            • Lara Croft
              • Able to take care of herself
              • Calls for help at the beginning of the game
              • Generally portrayed in a positive light
                • She's a University grad
                  • Resourceful
          • Attack the Block. (2011) Joe Cornish
            • Sam
              • First impressions from the first eight minutes of the film
                • Left being vulnerable after being Moses' mugging
              • Nurse
                • Largely dominated by females
                  • Can somewhat in with maternal instict
                    • How she cares for Pest's leg
                • Dennis is the one to reveal this
              • Goes against the female archtype
                • By swearing
                  • Pest  telling her 'You have a potty mouth, man'
                • Females aren't meant to swear, considered 'unlady-like'
            • Moses
              • Showing typical 'alpha male' behavior
                • Others in his gang look to him for confirmation
                  • 'Allow it,'
                  • Leader of his gang
                • How he goes to chase the first Alien
                  • 'I’m chasin’ that down. I’m killin’ that. Watch.
                    • Shows his violent strike.  An typical male attribute
                      • Fits one of the criteria in Kivells
                        • 'The Box'
                • Telling Sam 'Don't fuck with me, get me?'
          • The Last of Us. (2013) Naughtydog
            • Ellie
              • Female
                • Violent
                  • Swears
                  • Attacks Joel upon meeting him
              • Goes from damsel in distress to complex, hardened survior
              • Male gaze
                • Made into a erotic object by David
                  • Log Cabin scene
              • Stubborn
                • 'Autumn Part' of the game
                  • 'Then fucking walk!'
              • Joel
                • Prior to the spread of the virus, Joe was some type of contractor
                  • Was 'the bread winner'
                • Aggressive and protective
                  • 'Move!' tells Ellie to move so he can shoot the approaching men during the University play sequen ce
                    • Comforts Ellie
                      • After David
                • Surrogate Father to Ellie
                • Authortive
              • 'Everyone I ever cared for has either died or left me. Everyone- fucking except you!"
                • Shows her dependence
            • Joel
              • Prior to the spread of the virus, Joe was some type of contractor
                • Was 'the bread winner'
              • Aggressive and protective
                • 'Move!' tells Ellie to move so he can shoot the approaching men during the University play sequen ce
                  • Comforts Ellie
                    • After David
              • Surrogate Father to Ellie
              • Authortive
            • Sarah
              • Female
                • Joel takes care of her
    • Things to possibly think about
      • 'The Box'
      • 'The Other'
        • Female
        • Meaning to be different, to be feared, to be defeated and controlled
      • Lauara Mulvey 'male gaze'
      • The Be3chdal Test

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