The balance of themes that was created throughout Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton was used to make the film more relatable to teenagers. This then exemplified how teenagers react to certain situations during this period of life. Edward experienced many of these different circumstances. He is shown to be conformed through peer pressure, and the gender stereotypes of his elder peers.
For example, Grossman states “the aggression taught by Hollywood’s new role models is unrestrained by any obedience to law” (Grossman 324). A lot of people tend to look at celebrities to be their role models. He believes that if one is exposed to this aggression and happens to view their role models lash out, then seeing this type of violence would want to make them be violent. Grossman and Malec both agree upon the concept of role models in the media playing a role in a youths’ life, yet they have different ways in showing how role models actually effect the youth. This is also what Malec agrees with but his view on role models is different.
Through this, it has the ability to be especially harmful when comparing gender, race and/or class on the grounds that it constructs negative perceptions of those involved. Furthermore, reinforcing them on a daily basis albeit through cinema or advertising. It offers the public a way to frame what subcultures do and proves to be notoriously problematic because they often lack the state of being precise. Media is still vital because it can be used to socialize and on the other hand to make decisions and formulates opinions: it builds up the notoriety of vices. With the Internet being readily available to the younger generation, they end up learning certain material, which are not suitable for their age.
This type of shows is the best platform to advertise certain type of person into the mind of confused youth. Reality stars ' affects daily conversations, fashion, make up style, body type, attitude, even the speaking accent of teens. This tremendous influence can and is used to change the way of talking, walking, thinking… of an entire generation. Furthermore; reality culture is creating norms of attitude, beauty standards, and a platform to be included for both female and male teenagers.
Youth culture can pertain to interests in styles, music, clothes and sports. It also pertains to behaviours, beliefs, and vocabulary; this refers to the ways that teenagers conduct their lives. The concept behind youth culture is that adolescents are a subculture with norms, morals, behaviours and values that differ from the main culture of older generations within society. For instance, young men and women, teenagers in this case, are mostly represented as unpredictable and not easy to understand. In the film, Mean Girls directed by Mark Waters (2004), adolescents are represented as bullies, who use manipulation to achieve what they want and are two-faced with the people around them; they are constantly stereotyped as a high social group like the plastics and a low social group like the mathletes; also they are presented as young people that fall under peer pressure, and are overly concerned about their appearance and about being socially accepted.
Using Satire to Convict Social Media Social media has inspired a stronger set of issues in the lives of the current youth, according to Shannon Purtle in “Why Social Media Should Be Left Alone”, specifically issues dealing with authenticity. In a time when social media is on the rise, Purtle addresses the lacking of real connections and endangerments surrounding magnified typical teenage issues caused by those programs within the lives of young Americans. As a teenager, or young adult, there is an immense amount of exposure to assimilation from one self-conscious teen to the next unsure teen. Through using satirical strategies such as an ironic tone, ridiculous and contradicting rhetoric, ironic questions and analogies to common phrases, Purtle
I suggest that the media institutions and firms, particularly marketers and advertisers, should consider business Ethics in the media, ethical aspects of the use of women and sexuality as a marketing instrument, and they may test how sexual and violent contents affects and influence viewers’ attitudes towards the media institutions. To conclude unethical media is huge problem that has many effects on both individuals and society, especially children. moreover it increased now by the appearance of the new technology and the internet. Many media institutions are violating the major ethical rules by using sexuality and violence.
Introduction: American kids and teenager have always struggled with accepting or respecting themselves. Other people are making those who are struggling to have a hard time with themselves. The entertainment industry has a responsibility to implement diverse characters in their programming for kids and teenagers that don’t perpetuate wrong stereotypes. This fits the purpose to help develop good character on children and teenagers. Some kids and teenagers don’t actually see the outcomes in society because they are mostly influenced by their friends or parents who think very stereotypically of the world.
A , 2012) It acts as powerful agents of socialization by transmitting society’s cultural heritage and its basic system of norms and values. The message are primarily about reinforcing shared ideals such as justice, individualism, democracy and respect for the law. Media function as social control agents by gathering information, the media engage in surveillance of the social environment.
These images also have an influence on other young viewers of various races as they are in the process of forming their own beliefs and perspective of social groups. Through a positive image being portrayed, it differs from the constant negative ones the media has to
Since hip-hop culture adopted the idea of subversion, an idea in popular culture, which is defined as a counter-culture attempt to change the status quo. The attempt of subversion makes many people seem
These gender role stereotypes are then reinforced by their parents, friends, and school. This contributes to the children’s view on how to be male or female in society. Television is forceful and compelling in the way they send their messages. These messages are outdated,stereotypical, and biased yet they still continue to influence children’s behaviors. In sociology they believe that gender roles are not made but created.
Jennifer Newsom argues, successful business women are viewed as emotional, manipulative, and irrational. Her argument is substantiated by the laundry list of facts that are presented in the film Miss Representation. The film reveals the many circumstances that are a threat to women’s advancement in America. The film expressed the sorrow of our young teens; scared and teased for what they look like, and the sadness they have for being different from media ideals. Jennifer Newsom effectively convinces the audience of Miss Representation that the driving force for the suppression of women is due to media, myths, and objectification.