In these conditions, Katherine decides to go Europe for exploring. In the final scene, when Katherine’s taxi speed up, all girls follow her on their bicycles. In the second part of this paper, I will analyze the scenes that we are seeing according to their importance in concern of gender because in this analysis my main concern will be the gender issue while analyzing this movie but I will use consumption culture and identity concepts for supporting my ideas. Mona Lisa Smile is a movie that can give an idea about the 1950s America and the way of their thinking, the roles that society imposes on women and the young girls &boys education life and their career plans at that time. Also, the main reason for choosing this film is, in the movie, gender issues are the main problems.
The mobile flow of people between and across multiple landscapes and signposts that she depicts in the novel reflects her intended cultural expression. In doing so, Alia Yunis succeeds in offering an intercultural text that embodies not only storytelling techniques of the Arabian Nights, but also a text that turns the Arab image in America from terror- suspects into violence-abhorrent citizens; human beings who socialize and need to interact with their communities like any other
According to Jill Dolan, discussions about the construction of a lesbian subjectivity as part of a female subjectivity were “located in an alternative performance tradition. The post modernist, camp, collectivist performances of Split Britches and the WOW Cafe became the space of debate on the radical implications of lesbian desire’s disruption of conventional paradigms of spectatorship.” (Case 40). This demand for an alternate performance tradition makes it a subgenre of feminist theatre tradition, both being alternate theatres. In fact, lesbian theatre is a particularly rich source for the analysis of one of the key concepts of feminist theory in media and performance studies, that of the ‘gaze’. According to Lizbeth Goodman, “the theory of the gaze is relevant to a study of lesbian theatre as a subgenre of feminist theatre, which is itself a form of cultural representation” (114).
I want to investigate how using Steven Feld’s theory of acoustemology can enable the development of a fieldwork project that focuses on how and why women occupy female toilets in clubs, and if we can discern through listening if there is a temporary suspension of order through the performance of particular behaviours that create an intersubjective identity affirmation. I will be exploring how listening can open up an understanding of the inclusive ‘five-minute communities’ that are built within the liminal space of female toilets (McClarence 2015). Feld, in The Rainforest Acoustemology explores the highly sophisticated and complex connections that symbolise the Kaluli’s relationship with their rainforest habitus. I suggest that by listening
CHAPTER 4: CONCLUSION This study is about finding the gender roles and stereotypes that was available in the novel I Heart Hollywood by Lindsey Kelk. As a conclusion, gender roles and stereotypes are two things that cannot be separated from the people in the world. Generally the gender role is related to what the identity of an individual is presented in the society while gender stereotype is something that is related with unfair judgement towards a group of people. In this novel, many gender roles and stereotypes are found in the four characters which are Angela, Alex, Jenny and James. All of them are given a creative feature from the writer that makes the readers attracted and interested to read the novel.
Nevertheless in the themes, clothes, accessories, decorations and tones used in the video or sung by celebrities. To pinpoint cultural appropriation, given the example of a celebrity Katy Perry, which many has given the singer a title of being called “pop music’s queen of appropriation.” The reason is because her music videos and performance are usually related to using theme, clothing and the music from other culture in her song. Some of the well known musical appropriation topic among the internet would be Katy Perry’s “Dark horse” music
The movies Dream girls and Sparkle are very similar and empowering for that time in which it came out. The director or Dream girls is Bill Condon who also directed two Twilight movies. Then the director of Sparkle is Salim Akil who directed the television show The Game. Both films covey the theme of girl musical entertainment trying to make it in the music industry. Each movie shows the struggles of how tough it is for women to get in the industry, also the toll it takes on others involved in the process.
The Dressmaker How has the film maker presented the personal journey and growth of the main protagonists? The 2015 film “The Dressmaker” directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, starring Kate Winslet (Myrtle Dunnage) and Judy Davis (Molly Dunnage) as two of its main protagonists. In order, to enhance the personal journeys and growth of the protagonists. The film uses very prominent symbols such as the sewing machine, which is recognised as Tilly’s secret weapon. The resolution of the film also includes a very significant symbol which is fire, which exemplifies the purging and cleansing.
They symbolize national identity. Symbols of marriage like vermillion are fetishized. In the film directed by Karan Johar, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Tina a young college girl is dressed in mini skirts but sings a bhajan ( Om Jai Jagdeesh Hare). This is followed up by her speech on how she has studied and lived abroad all her life but has not compromised and forgotten her ‘Sanskriti. Directors like Karan Johar and Sooraj Barjatya were the torch bearers of melodramatic cinema that specially catered to the NRI audiences.
Domestic violence is one such important issue which has been taken as the main theme in many movies. Films are considered as cultural artefacts and therefore the directors find it the best medium of representing the social and cultural reality of the domestic life of women in most of the Indian households. Advait Chandan’s directorial debut, Hindi movie Secret Superstar is a realistic film which deals with the issues of domestic violence and oppressive patriarchy. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the movie Secret Superstar from a feminist angle and explore the subtle nuances of a woman’s life which is best represented in the film by the two major characters Insia and Najma. The former is forced always to abide by the rules and regulations of the patriarchal society and the latter who even performs her womanly duties faithfully is the victim of