Representation

Year 13 – Key Concepts – Representation

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Mulvey – Male Gaze

The Bechdel Test

The Female Gaze

Judith Butler – Queer Theory

Hebdidge and Subculture

Bell Hooks and the inconnectivity of race, class and gender

Task:

Create a ‘revision place mat’ to revise all aspects of representation theory.  It should be no bigger than an A4 sheet, so it can be stuck on a desk for later help.  It should have as much information as possible on it.  You can use colour, text boxes and images – it should be helpful to you, but able to be shared with others.

Here are some examples…

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Year 12 – Representation of Class and Status

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Definitions of British class:

social-class-classification-table-jpeg

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22000973

social-class social-classes-britain-british

If you are asked to look for status in a question, think about who should typically have the power in a relationship, and look to see if the power is not there.

Year 12 – Representation of Sexuality

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-38212058

Task:

Watch the clips below and write a paragraph about how each conforms or breaks the stereotypes of sexuality.  (One paragraph per clip).

 

Year 12 – Mrs Black’s holiday work!

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Your holiday work is to have a go at the question below.  The video is the full 30 minutes as it runs in the exam, with the gaps in between and everything. Please only spend 45 minutes to an hour writing up your answer.  Please hand write your answer unless you use a computer in the exam.

It is due in the first lesson back after the holidays.

The question is…

How is age represented in the clip you have seen from E.R? 

Remember to cover:

  • cinematography

  • editing

  • sound

  • mise-en-scene

 

Enjoy!

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12p4 – Representation of Race, Ethnicity and Religion

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Task

Create a short video (3 mins maximum) explaining the meaning of race, ethnicity and religion in regards to Media representation.  The video may be a vlog, a short documentary style film or an animation, but it must use your own words.  You have 3 lessons and a prep to get this done.  Due end of lesson on Thursday 1st December.

You should include:
  • an explanation of each term
  • key examples of each term
  • common positive and negative stereotypes for each example

12p3 – Representation of Race, Ethnicity and Religion

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Task

Create a short video (3 mins maximum) explaining the meaning of race, ethnicity and religion in regards to Media representation.  The video may be a vlog, a short documentary style film or an animation, but it must use your own words.  You have 3 lessons and a prep to get this done.  Due end of lesson on Friday 25th November.

You should include:
  • an explanation of each term
  • key examples of each term
  • common positive and negative stereotypes for each example

Year 12 – Representation of Disability

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Having watch the documentary below, write 200 words on what you think it says about the representation of disability in modern media.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0824cwc/no-bodys-perfect-with-rankin-and-alison-lapper