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Editing Terms Test

Peer assessment

What do the following media terms
mean?

Denotation

Mise-enscene

Connotation

Media Studies: TV Drama Key concepts

Gender representation
Warm-up
Write down
5 Masculine stereotypes
5 Feminine stereotypes

Key words
Masculinity
Femininity
Androgynous
Gender
stereotypes
Effeminate
Patriarchal

Male Stereotypes

Male Stereotypes

Male Stereotypes

Female Stereotypes

Female Stereotypes

Female Stereotypes

When did gender stereotyping
start?

 Think about the first children toys you wanted.

Boys Toys

Girls Toys

Compare Hotwheels and Bratz
 What gender stereotypes do they use?

Hotwhee
ls

Bratz

Adhere
(follow)
Subvert
(go
against)

DEFINE THE FOLLOWING IN A
SENTENCE:

MASCULINE
FEMININE

COMPARE YOUR DEFINITIONS TO THE
DICTIONARY DEFINITION

Dictionary Definition of Masculine
Having qualities traditionally ascribed to men, as
strength and boldness.
Adhere (follow) masculine stereotypes.

Dictionary Definition of Feminine
Characterized by or possessing qualities traditionally
attributed to a woman.
Subvert (go against) masculine stereotypes.

Androgynous

What do
you think
this term
might
mean?

Effeminate

What do you think this
term might mean?

Patriarchal Society

What do you
think this term
might mean?

Laura Mulvey: The Male Gaze
 A feminist theory that states that the media has a
masculine ideology
 When men see a woman actor they look “at” her, and when
they see a male actor they look “with” him or put themselves
in his place.
 When women see a woman actor they also look “at” her, and
hence see her through a male “gaze”.

Pink – Stupid girls
 What stereotypes are represented in the music video, ‘Stupid
Girls’?
 What is the moral of the video?

Girl power?

Challenging stereotypes
Create a character that challenges
male or female stereotypes
You may draw and label

Pink
stereotype
s

Pink Stupid girls
POINT
Stereotype

Denotation

Connotation

The denotation in the
This scene represents
scene of the girl
that girls are more keen
shopping shows a
to adhere to the male
young woman with
gaze to fulfil masculine
ideology. Girls are more
Make a point many shopping bags
in her hand. The
interested in looking good
The music
mise-en-scene of her
that they are too
video of Pink’s
costume denotes her distracted to even know
stupid girls
represents the wearing lots of makewhat is important in life,
stereotype that
up and accessories. this is highlighted as the
females love
As she shops she
girl walks into the glass
shopping.
walks into a shop’s
window.
glass window.
Identify a
stereotype:
Girls love
shopping

Key words
 Denote
 Connote
 Adhere
 Subvert
 Stereotype
 Ideology
 The male gaze
 Patriarchal society
 Masculine ideology
 Androgynous