Gender Roles In The Night Of The Living Dead

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FIRST FORMAL ESSAY Men and Women have always played different roles, going back to the creation of the world. The roles couldn’t be any more different. In “The Night of The Living Dead”, those portrayals was on display. George A. Romero’s film hinted at subtle references to the roles of Men and Women and exemplify the stereotypes America held during that time. While the men were the protectors and enforcers, the women on the other hand, were the quite opposite. Romero’s film portrays the cast, women and men alike, in their stereotypical behaviors. Most noticeable were the stereotype of Barbra. The movie opens up with her and Johnny, her brother, visiting their father’s grave. As it were their customs to do, every year. Barbra dramatizes and
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