Category Archives: Miss Representation

The Need for Feminism from a Confused Feminist

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

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Directing Film: “Strong” Female Characters

When watching Miss Representation, the question of female directors seemed interesting, especially in the case of Catherine Hardwicke. It is unnerving to know just how few films are directed by women, and it seems especially disheartening that so few of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Miss Representation

I loved Miss Representation in the statement it’s trying to make and points of terrible depictions of females in media that it raises. After I watched it, I understood more thoroughly not only the role that women play in media … Continue reading Continue reading

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Letting Media Define Us As Women

I do not know when exactly or how this vicious cycle started- but it did, and it is only getting progressively worse.  The vicious cycle that I am talking about is between American women and the media.  American women are … Continue reading Continue reading

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Queer Time

It is so fascinating to learn about queer time, something i’d never known about or questioned previously. The idea of queer theorists having the general idea of breaking habits and show a skewed relation to the temporal norm is an … Continue reading Continue reading

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Inspiring and powerful women in modern times — where is feminism going?

Having watched the much talked about ‘Miss Representation’ and read plentiful articles about amazing, strong women who are changing the status quo not only in the States, but all around the world, I thought it’d be more of an optimistic … Continue reading Continue reading

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