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  • Analysis Of Phat Girlz

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    An Analysis & Criticism of the Portrayal of Mass Media Myth #5 (To Attract a man, a woman must look like a model or centerfold) in the 2006 Movie Phat Girlz Thesis Phat Girlz (2006) legitimizes and glorifies Mass Media Myth #5, suggesting that you have to look a certain way to attract a man. Further, the movie promotes Myth10, implying that without a man, the woman is incomplete (until we get into partially the middle of the movie), the plus-size women’s dreams come true. Obesity and body image is

  • Effects Of Plus Size In Fashion

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    In 2012, Tess Holliday pioneered the hashtag, “effyourbeautystandards” on Twitter. She started the trending phrase to share her frustration over the fashion industry generally only portraying a certain body type. Fast forward to 2017 and Holliday, who was discovered as a plus-size model on Instagram, can be found gracing the pages of Vogue Italia, as well as other plus-size models like Ashley Graham, Vogue’s first plus-size cover girl. Seven years is relatively short time for plus-size people to

  • Mo Nique And Fey Similarities

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    getting there? Who are their targeted audience and why? The obvious similarities between Mo’Nique and Fey is that they are both women and both are comedians but the similarities stop there. Mo’Nique was brought up in a two parent household however her family struggled with addictions and abuse. Fey also was brought up in a two parent household however hers was an easy childhood filled with laughter. Mo’Nique got her start in comedy when her brother dared her to perform at an open mic night at a comedy

  • Homophobia. A Word That Has Been Thrown Around For A While,

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    Homophobia. A word that has been thrown around for a while, and yet there is no exact meaning for it. According to Wikipedia, an average website used or seen by many people, “homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).”, and yet to Merriam-Webster, a highly accredited online dictionary website, homophobia is the “irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination

  • Art in Raw Form

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    Art in Raw Form The movie industry is for entertainment purposes. For many people, going to the movies is an escape; time to sit back and become someone else. However, once in a rare moment then a movie comes out that is not just foe entertainment and dares to address a controversial issue. “The Blind Side” and “Precious” are two movies that I was very surprised at my reaction to them. My reasons for wanting to see both movies were as different as night and day. I went to see the “Blind

  • Essay On The Movie Precious

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    character. She played an obese, illiterate sixteen year old who had been molested by her father since she was a child. At twelve she gave birth to her first child and is determined to further her education. Clareece’s mother Mary, played by comedian Mo’Nique, is a walking symbol of hatred. She not only abuses Precious, but she also forces Precious to cook for her and use her daughter for Welfare. Paula Patton, who plays Ms. Rain, is the light at the end of the tunnel for Clareece. Director Lee Daniels

  • Stereotypes Of Black Women In Television, Advertising, And Social Media

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    Have you ever noticed the recurring stereotypes of black women that is portrayed on reality television? Everyday you can look on television and tune into any network and see the madness that goes on. Whether it be Love and Hip Hop, Bad Girls Club, or The Real Housewives of Atlanta, you  can see the exaggerated confrontations and animated expressions given off by these women. Media stereotypes of the angry black women have become more persuasive in recent years than ever before. If we as a whole stop

  • Precious Final Paper

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    The movie Precious is a 2009 American drama film directed by Lee Daniels. Precious is an adaptation of the 1996 novel “Push” by Sapphire. The film stars Gabourney Sidibe, Mariah Carey, Mo’Nique and Paula Patton. The film takes place in Harlem in 1987 where an obese, 16 year old female named Claireece P. “Precious” Jones lives in a Harlem ghetto with her dysfunctional and abusive mother Mary. The family resides in a Section 8 tenement and subsists on welfare. Precious has been “invisible” to the

  • Analysis Of The Film ' Precious '

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    Personal Response to the film “Precious” “Precious” is a film about a Harlem teen of the same name’s attempts of escape from her abusive mother and lustful father in order to live a new life and have a brighter future. The movie, in spite of cliché and problems with the plot, managed to win the viewers’ heart and took them up for an empathic and compassionate adventure of Precious, a 16-year-old teen who is slowly transforming into a mature and independent young woman. Coupled with a decent

  • Precious Movie Analysis

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    Personal Response to the film “Precious” “Precious” is a film about a Harlem teen of the same name’s attempts of escape from her abusive mother and lustful father in order to live a new life and have a brighter future. The movie, in spite of cliché and problems with the plot, managed to win the viewers’ heart and took them up for an empathic and compassionate adventure of Precious, a 16-year-old teen who is slowly transforming into a mature and independent young woman. Coupled with a decent director

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