Representation Of Women In Media

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Women in the media have come so far in terms of representation since fifty years ago, yet many female character still fall into the same tired stereotypes. The “strong female character” stereotype is just as limiting as the role of the damsel in distress. It degrades female attributes by making women redeemable and interesting through masculine traits like physical prowess and emotional suppression. These limiting stereotypes are unfair to women around the world who do not deserve to be defined by a pretty face or a sexy body. I want to be the one to change that.
I’ve already written two papers about female representation; one for my AP English class and another for the Film Studies class I took at Stanford University. I discussed the representation
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