In this chapter of Sturken and Cartwright, the rights to reproduce and copy an image or painting, and the ideas behind why works of art are reproduced in the first place are intensely studied. Certain technological advancements, like film and photography, have deep impacts on all aspects of society. They possess the power to control and dominate society with ideas on what it means to be human and what it means to be authentic. Society is structured by what the majority deems is important. Keeping this idea in mind, it is evident that the invention and popularization of film and photography is a goldmine for spreading information, to people of all ages, genders, races, social classes and demographic backgrounds in all aspects of society.
The media uses the now mythic symbols of masculinity to enforce their ideologies. What the general public does not know, in relation to the spread of the ideology enforcing toxic standards for masculinity, is the way. People do not know why men are expected to act in a violent way, they just assume that is has always been this way and as such they perpetuate the idea. People do not like to seem stupid, so even if someone does not know why something is the way it is, like why men should be violent, they still believe and understand it as a truth because they assume that is the way it has always been. Men in American culture have been using a system of values with no idea why for far too long.
He also shows hypocrisy when getting mad at Jimmie for his involvement in the fight since he is surrounded by violence with him and his wife at home. This also affects Maggie because she sees the way her father is acting and thinks its normal for him to be acting that way. Seeing this already gives her a different perspective of how a father should be. Mr. Johnson acting this way affects Maggie in a way that she will not be raised how she should be with a caring loving father. As stated by Ira Mark
American manhood is the fear men have of being dominated and controlled by other men. Usually, it is the impression that men want to feel superiority through the dominance over women, but that is not the case. In my perspective, men fear being dominated by other men because it makes them feel inferior and less of a man. To begin with, men fear domination because they feel that they are not owning up to what it means to be a man. As Michael Kimmel proposed in his book, Manhood in America, throughout American history men have always been afraid of being seen as weak and scared, basically anything considered less manly.
If people want to feel powerful and controlling, they may be cruel to others to acquire more authority. In our world, many wish to have more power in their life, but do not know how to achieve it or are too afraid to obtain it. Those who do succeed, however, may accomplish their power in an unsuitable way. As witnessed in the book, many characters, such as Curley and Crooks, are ridiculed or discriminated for different reasons. Because of this, they both use their desperation for power against Lennie, viciously using him for their needs.
In Perks of Being a Wallflower, the novel introduces a character named Patrick, Patrick has suffered from bullying because he is unique; his sexuallity choices have made him stand out from the rest of the average crowd. He is also experiencing problems with his partner Brad. Brad and Patrick are in a relationship and Brad is not quite ready to come out . He also bullies Patrick to demonstrate that he has no connection with Patrick. Because of this, Patrick is hurt and does not know what to do to escape from the fact that Brad is not ready to go public with Patrick.
Continually, people tend to follow a group of people instead of how one person views him or her. This is how whole society pressures men to show they are entitled to power so they are able to prove to their community that they are well-respected people even when they are not well-dressed. Although men are penalized for their actions in cultures, they are still compacted in a community. For intance, no matter where a man lives he is protected by his male peers and the community that shuns them for being different. Kimmel concludes, “Yet its one thing for the guys themselves to protect one another –as we’ve seen, there’s a tremendous amount at stake for them, and the pressure is high to conform-it’s another thing entirely when the community that
Gender roles in America are constantly changing over the past years. Television shows, music, movies and books are perfect examples to show how popular culture influenced gender roles. At one point in time, gender roles were necessary for society to be able to function in a healthy matter. Now, both men and women are both capable of doing anything; however for men giving birth is an exception. Popular culture allows us to see how people reached up to the point that their roles can be switched.
People were often inspired to participate in the war. They could also be convinced of a particular viewpoint, pressured or scared into agreeing with things, and subconsciously made to think a certain way. This was all caused by the media that they were observing every day. This led to people putting a lot of passion and effort into the politics of the war and the war itself, which, in turn, largely impacted the occurrences and outcome of the Civil War. Without propaganda’s effects, the Civil War might have been very different.
Media and Gender Media is one such space where sexual orientation plays a vital and basic part. Media influences sexual orientation pareticular conduct to an expansive degree including "since a long time ago recognized energy to speak to 'socially satisfactory ' methods for being or identifying with others, and to designate, or all the more normally withhold, open acknowledgment, honour and status to gatherings of individuals" (Carter and Steiner, 2004: p. 1). They besides affirm that the sexist messages of media structures like TV dramatizations, daily papers, movies, publicizing, smut, comic books, news magazines and ladies ' magazines, well known music and cleanser musical dramas mingle individuals, for the most part youngsters, into