Bend it like Beckham The summary of the movie is about a young Indian woman named, Jessminder, who endures all obstacles between passionate in fulfilling her dreams in playing soccer and her family traditional culture values. Jess’s parents wanted their daughter to be able to follow the norms of their family members and learning to cook for being more feminine to be able to be married in the future. The problem that Jess’s family wanted her to quit her interest in soccer since it will make her more tomboyish and not a bright future for her, but she chose to continue what she has in order to make her dreams come true as she works hard on it. She was then discovered by a British female soccer player named, Jules, who asked her to play on the
Introduction The movie Bend It Like Beckham explores inside the cultures of Punjabi Sikhs, British, and even people from Ireland who migrated to England. Alongside showcasing the cultures, the movie discusses the societal and gender roles of woman. The main character, Jesminder "Jess" Bhamra, a Punjabi Sikh, has an unrelenting passion for soccer and soccer player David Beckham. However, throughout the movie, there are constant reminders that people from Jess’s culture should not be involved on sports but to focus on traditions surrounding her culture. Jess’s mother continuously drags Jess away from soccer towards Punjabi Sikh traditions like cooking certain foods.
My mom kept faith and didn’t ever show when she struggled to make ends meet. Next, Gabrielle Douglas tackles many obstacles within her life. Gabby enjoyed gymnastics and wanted to attend gymnastics classes, but her mom couldn’t afford it. Gabby’s siblings offered to give up their sports so that their mom would have enough money for the gymnastics classes. This marked the beginning of her journey.
I remembered my cousin after she watched the movie, she changes her mind. She used to be a normal girl, play sports and does girly things with her friends but after the movie, she play sport more often and hangout with boys and does boy stuffs and these changes has made her become a tomboy girl. Yet, it’s shows that the gender role that Becky represents has influenced my cousin perspective about masculinity but the movie doesn’t goes in depth both masculinity and femininity, it’s support masculinity and against femininity. That’s make the movie biased about female gender role and it’s not a good movie for young children to take
Carla ran away from her parents with Clark, her boyfriend, when she was young. In her later marriage life, she feels unhappy because of her husband’s indifference so that she complains of this to Mrs. Jamieson who is mother-like for her. Mrs. Jamieson is a well-educated woman and teaches biology in university. She decides to help Carla to run away from her domestic unhappiness and live an independent and new life. With the support of Mrs. Jamieson, Carla runs away again but her second runaway is frustrated by her return on the half
In both of these stories, feelings emerge between characters and confusing relationships arise due to the fact that the “men” in these stories are actually women. Both these stories show that breaking social norms is crucial because it helps society to grow to become more accepting and welcoming of everyone. To start, in the beginning of both of these stories, men show disrespect for women which shows degrading of females. In the movie She’s The Man, Viola and her teammates learn that their soccer team has been cut so they go to talk to the boys coach to ask him if they can try out for the boys team. While the girls are talking to the coach and the boys team, the coach says, “but girls aren 't as fast as boys….Or as strong.
His grandfather force him to work as businessmen because of the society and not work as musician. At the end of the essay talks about four little women and their dreams. Secondly, the different roles between men and women in American society at that time. Women did not equal with men and women try to demands the women rights to be equality with men. For example in little women showed the character of Jo that was against women attitude and tried to demand the rights of equality to fight with her father during the civil war in addition to she wants to be a writer but the society at that time refused the working women and women must be married according to the
The only other sport I had wanted to play was soccer, but that motion was shot down very quickly. My older sister played volleyball, and was going to coach a team at a nearby club, so my parents signed me up for her team. When I heard the news, I was enraged. I had no desire to play volleyball. When I got to 12U (the 12 and under team) I changed clubs.
‘Little Giants’ has shown the characteristic of the main character to be abnormal and changing the gender stereotypes in young audiences’ perspective. Becky were a young sporty girl who’s passionate about football and decided in joining the local football team, but got denied by the coach because she’s a girl. Later on, Becky convinced her father to start a rival team, but the city can only support one team. To prove her team is better than the other team that she got denied, she began to work as hard as she can to carry the team for a playoff game. The main character influenced children positively, for them to work as hard as they can to fulfilling their dream.
His ballet teacher, Mrs Wilkinson helped Billy master ballet and gives the opportunity to audition for the Royal Ballet School. “Lads do football or boxing or wrestling, not friggin ballet!”, said Jacky. His family does not support him due to gender streotype that ballet is for girls and it makes boys a “poof”. However,they eventually come around and supported Billy to become a professional ballet dancer. Who billy became from a child to a young adult was influenced by the fact that Billy had grown up without a solid female mentor physically in his life, the Elliot family uses foul and abusive language as well as a father’s action when handling a situation.