Little Giants Gender Stereotypes

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Little Giants and the gender role in society I remembered when I was young, there were plenty of movie that has girls play dolls and boys play football. These movies were popular amongs children that day until now, girls were meant to be soft and boys were meant to be powerful and strong. Then one day, I’ve watched a movie that has a girl play in the football team and I were supprised because it’s the first time that I’ve seen a movie that shows girl can be both femininity and masculinity. This movie has a huge impact on young children behaviour and has influenced childrens in constructing gender roles in the society. ‘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 joinning 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. …show more content…

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

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