TV - "Media representations are often simplistic. How true is this for your three main texts?"

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  • Created on: 15-05-18 17:34
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  • "Media representations are often simplistic. How true is this for your three main texts?"
    • Modern Family
      • Cameron
        • Stereotypical homosexual
          • Very feminine
            • Pretends to cry over bad memories
            • Screams when Coke bottle explodes on him
        • Simplistic
      • Gloria
        • Stereotypical Hispanic person
          • Alvarado: Exotic
            • Goes upstairs with Haley to try on clothes
            • Obsessed with fashion
          • Alvarado: Dangerous
            • Shouting at the waitress of the restaurant
          • Alvarado: Humorous
            • Appears from nowhere to greet family members
        • Simplistic
    • Doctor Who
      • The Doctor
        • 'Mad Scientist' representation
          • Victorian Style Clothing
          • Advanced lexis
        • Subverts age stereotype
          • Challenges 1st Doctor's sexist views
        • Not simplistic
      • Brigadier
        • Maintains outdated, sexist views throughout the episode
        • Simplistic
        • Merely a plot device
    • Educating Yorkshire
      • Hannah
        • Rebellious teenager
          • Conforms to stereotypical teenager
            • Loves makeup
            • Obsessed with fashion
          • Subverts stereotypical female
            • Hides from teachers in hallways
        • Bad behaviour normalised by comical music
          • Positions audience to not think badly of her behaviour
        • Not simplistic
      • Musharaf
        • Well behaved teenager
          • Subverts stereotype of teenage boy
        • Suffers from bad stammer
          • Adds depth to character and presents a dilemma in his narrative
          • Emotional appeal - constructed to make audience feel sympathy
        • Not simplistic

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