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Q3 Representation Question

 

Ethnicity

Tv- Modern Family Season 2 Episode 6 – Gloria is ridiculed because of her language

 Tv News- Darkus Howe August – Fiona Armstrong  insults him says he took part in riots – he says respect an old ***** man

Armstrong - You are not a stranger to riots yourself, are you? You have taken part in them yourself."

Howe - "I have never taken part in a single riot. I've been on demonstrations that ended up in a conflict. And have some respect for an old West Indian *****, and stop accusing me of being a rioter. Because I...you don't want to get abusive. You sound idiotic. Have some respect..."

 

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Music Video – Love This Town Dizzee Rascal – set up to look like a RIOT – but isn’t – it is an apology to the masses about the destruction which the teenagers took part in during the 2011 riots in London

Print Advert Beyoncé Feria L’Oreal Advert – she is made to look as if she is white.

All presenting ethnicity differently- some in better ways than others

 

Age

 

Older

 

IN THE INTRODUCTION MENTION THAT OLDER PEOPLE HAVE GONE THROUGH A METAMORPHOSIS OF CHANGE IN THE MEDIA – WANTING TO LOOK YOUNGER THAN THEY ARE.

 

Film - Little miss sunshine – 2006 – The Grandpa not stereotyped to be old – persuading others to be young

 

Magazine Dame Judi Dench Good House Keeping October 2011 – the purple background and the blue top which she is wearing contrast allowing her to stand out- the magazine was part of a rejuvenation of her fame. Her head is in the way of the Masthead denoting that the readers will still know the mag by its house style The central image (Dench) is made to look younger by the position which she is in – she has her arms crossed over her chest and looks to be leaning back  a pose which many teenagers do when they are smug. She is making eye connection with the audience highlighting the smug  features. à NOT STEREOTYPICAL

 

 

Tv- One foot in the Grave Opening title sequence – The sequence is made of turtles enforcing the age and a man singing bout age, “I may be over the hill” “I may have disappeared but I’m not yet expired ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE’

Magazine- GQ Michael Douglas October 2013 – Men of the year award!  - He has been awarded GQ’s Legend of the year award. – The Pose in which he is placed suggest power and superiority. His fist is clenched and held to his head, connoting that he is proud of himself and that he is cheering for…

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