What Are Gender Roles In Magazines

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Male gender roles in society is very clearly seen in magazine covers, because they are images which will attract us to buy their product. Upon opening a cologne magazine, I found a picture that displayed a man, wearing all blue, in front of a dark navy background. His facial expression was broody, with not a tint of joyfulness in his eyes nor in the picture. Additionally, the other cologne ad has a “gentlemen” (as said in ad itself) drenched from the rain, as he was holding an umbrella for a woman. However, his expression was sealed with a smirk, as he tugged on his tuxedo. These advertisements give the buyers an idea on what our ideal of a how man should be. They should be strong, in both their outer appearance and their emotions. They seen

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