Representations of children

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  • Created on: 09-12-19 21:04
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  • Representations of children
    • Usually around age of 14
      • Generally represented in a positive way
      • Figure for consumers of toys and games
    • Children's express
      • Found 'seven deadly stereotypes'
        • Brilliant: Exceptional ones who excel in some way
        • Little devils: Stories of evil children and young hooligans
        • Accessories: Somehow used to enhance their parents' image
        • Cute: 'feel good' factor in advertising
        • Kids these days!: Adult's nostalgia for the past, young people knowing so much more than their parents did at that age
        • Little angels: Children who can do no wrong
        • Kids as victims: portrayed as good led astray by bad influences


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