Perception of Women in the Media

1006 WordsJul 8, 20185 Pages
Language is a system of communication which consists of a set of sounds and written symbols which are used by the people of a particular country or region for talking or writing. It is considered as an art because when used it able to help a person develop or create a certain picture in the mind. Language being an artifact of culture means that it is an interesting thing that is created by the people. It is an aspect of their way of life of the people. It also helps in development of the people as writers and intellects. As a culture it is a people’s way of life and therefore the impact it has to human beings cannot be under looked. In this paper we shall examine how language in media has influenced the perception of women in…show more content…
(Howell, 2000) Through the influence of the language the roles of women in the society have changed. It originates from women who live in traditional setting and their responsibilities were to give birth and take care of homes. From this influence women have shifted to careers that were perceived as for men such as engineering and other technical careers. Coverage is done on day to day activities of them. This creates enthusiasm among writers and intellect. In most of this coverage these professionals are asked to advise the young. Large percentage encourages them to work hard in academics. Since most of them would like to achieve such, they are motivated to continue working hard school work. This also encourages women that in a male dominated society they still have their position and point to prove. (Tebbel, 2000) Language can develop an individual writer and as intellect from a negative way or an option. It is in a case of a media house give information that is too negative on women. This might provoke people to think about what they were aiming. This is better shown when a media house broadcast or prints only violent cases that involve women as victims of cases such as crime. Writers may want to weigh in on whether this crime affects women only or even men. And if both then why it is that women case are more talked or written
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