Gender Roles In Rear Window By Alfred Hitchcock

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Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock depicts men and women in the 1950's and how they are different and the same when representing their gender roles. There are circumstances in the movie where the gender roles change and switch around. When jeff has a broken leg he needs two women to help him around the house. Nurse Stella and his girlfriend Lisa both take pride in taking care of jeff. There were many different roles depicted in the movie, there were happy couples, sad couples, happy singles, and sad singles. Mr. Thorwald even kills his own wife, and he was the only man taking care of a woman, so maybe Alfred is suggesting that men should not take care of women.
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