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Author Archives: bettshe
I really enjoyed all of the presentations this week, and I began to consider Jordan’s discussion of the gender binary as it is presented in film and applied it to my new television obsession: the HBO series “Girls.” A lot … Continue reading → Continue reading
I decided to watch “Miss Representation” for my second time when I was at home with my mom. I decided this would be particularly interesting since my mom is who sparked my interest in feminist topics. My mom has always … Continue reading → Continue reading
For my final project I initially began by observing how teen pregnancy was presented through However, after re-watching “Juno,” “Saved,” and “Life Interrupted” I was left without an over arching realization. I decided that in order to write a thesis … Continue reading → Continue reading
My earliest encounter with women in politics, was in the fourth grade. My friends and I were sitting in our school cafeteria discussing what we wanted to be when we grew up. One of us mocked the class over achiever … Continue reading → Continue reading
In keeping with our class discussion and weekly theme of the gender binary constructed by society, I’d like to discuss several instances where I witnessed this forced gender classification over the course of the week. I always love it when … Continue reading → Continue reading
While I thoroughly enjoyed this week’s movie choice, the action packed “gangster” film Bound, I’m going to be honest in admitting that within the first 15 minutes or so and definitely during the first two sex scenes, I felt a … Continue reading → Continue reading
After watching my first ever Alfred Hitchcock movie, “Rear Window” last week I learned in our class book, Cinema Studies, about the genre of film created in the 1940s titled “film noir.” Although there were many aspects of “Rear Window” … Continue reading → Continue reading