Emily, alysha, charlotte soap working class

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Emily, alysha, charlotte soap working class

  1. 1. <ul><li>Darren wants social mobility in that they want to move vertically in terms of class </li></ul><ul><li>Fat boy has a stereotypical working class attitude of meritocracy cause he wants a job now </li></ul><ul><li>Fat boys parents splitting up, Whitney running away, Bianca in prison are examples of dysfunctional families </li></ul><ul><li>Mise-en-scene of laundrette, garage and market associate with working class </li></ul><ul><li>Strong female characters (Janine, Lauren </li></ul><ul><li>Material deprivation in terms of food and Ricky’s house, unlike Max inspires to be middle class </li></ul><ul><li>Tolerance to ethnic minorities </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Strong female characters own pub (Liz) and factory (Carla) and villain is female (Tracy) </li></ul><ul><li>Working class mise-en-scene café, factory, back alleys, corner shop and terraced houses </li></ul><ul><li>Modern issues and tolerance of stratifies such as sexuality (Sean, Sophie and Sian), disability (Izzy), class (working class), ethnicity (Dev and Senita), age (mostly young people), locality ( set in Manchester) and gender (stereotypical women working in factory) </li></ul><ul><li>Broadens audience through sponsor (expensive furniture store) </li></ul><ul><li>Economic strain of underworld reflects contemporary issues </li></ul><ul><li>Dysfunction families (Sally and Kev getting divorced and arguments) no happily married couples </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Working class scoucser accents, set in Liverpool </li></ul><ul><li>Working class mise-en-scene in the new house (graffiti) </li></ul><ul><li>Typical family issues of kids disobeying parents ( Paul Grant coming in late) </li></ul><ul><li>Middle class don’t want to live amongst working class as they are suspicious of them (alarming the car etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Bobby blames the Tory government for not supporting businesses which results in economic threats </li></ul>
  4. 4. How have soaps changed? <ul><li>A wider range of characters such as ethnic minorities, gays, lesbians, disabled people, young people to attract a wider audience </li></ul><ul><li>Houses are cleaner and smarter than in first episodes </li></ul><ul><li>Females are now villains, giving them more dominance and equality. Tracy, Becky, Janine and Ronnie compared to Richard Hillman , Trevor and Charlie </li></ul>How haven’t soaps changed? <ul><ul><li>Strong mother characters ( Liz and Elise Tanner) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mise-en-scene, the rovers return and queen vic, the cafes and terraced houses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People wanting social mobility (Ken Barlow, Darren) </li></ul></ul>

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