Representation of Gender      in Captain America
Steve Rogers/ Captain America
PRE-TRANSFORMATION STEVE                    What does this tell us about                    Steve? How does he compare    ...
Think about the camera angles here and Steve’s bodylanguage
Think about Steve’s positioning here, the colour of hiscostume and how others are responding to him.
Appearance?
What does this scene tell us about Steve?
Steve’sactionshere?
What doesthis incidenttell us aboutSteve? Howdoes hediffer to theothers?
Whathappenshere andwhat doesit tell us?
Comment on what this still reveals about Steve? Howdoes the media language help emphasis this?
In the car on the way to Stark’s lab – how does themedia language show us Steve is awkward with women?
TRANSFORMATIONHow does Steve look at this point? What elements create asense of his frailty/ vulnerability?
How has Steve changed and how does the medialanguage emphasise this?
How has he changed in relation to other people?
What is the significance of this close-up? What does it tell usabout the new Steve?
POST-TRANSFORMATION STEVE Comment on significance of costume and how Steve acts after his transformation.
PLAY-ACTINGTHE HEROWhat creates asense that Steve isnot yet being a realhero?
Compare thescenes whereSteve performs tothe public in theUS and the troopsin Europe. Whatdoes this tell us?
In this POV shot we see Steve’s doodles after he has beenbooed off stage – what does his drawing connote and whatdoes it t...
PLAYING THE HERO FOR REALHow is Steve’s heroism shown to bemore real in this phase of the film?
Think aboutcameraangles, use ofcolour andthe alteredresponse ofthe troops.
Who is                  seducing                  who here?                  How do                  you                  ...
Whatdotheseshotstell usaboutthenewSteve?
After Bucky’s death, we find Steve in the bombed outpub – analyse what this reveals about our action heroand how it does t...
Whatqualitiesarerevealedhere?Note theway theshield isshown.
What dothese showof Steve’schangedrole?
How does Steveface his death?What does theclose-up ofPeggys photoreveal abouthim?
STEVE TODAYWhat image dothese create ofour hero at thefilm’s close?
Analyse how the hero is represented in the film’s closingminutes – think about camera angles, costume, setting etc.
Agent Peggy Carter
First glimpse of Peggy – what’s our first impressions? Howwould you describe her and what do these details tell us?
Very early on, Peggy punches one of the recruits whosteps out of line – what does her action here tell us? Didher response...
During the transformation scene, Peggy shouts for it tostop when she hears Steve scream – what does this shotreveal about ...
When Steve emerges from the pod, this is Peggys firstglimpse of the new Steve? What does her expression tellyou?
Peggy pursuesthe assassin –what do theseshots tell us abouther?
What does this scene suggest about Peggy? Can youremember her reaction to her rescue?
How isPeggypresentedto us here?Where arethesescenes set?
How is herrepresentationdifferent inthese scenes?What detailsshow us this?
Testing Steve’sshield – whatdo her actionshere revealand what doeSteve’sreaction tell usabout her?
While Steve andhis gang are offon missions, whatdoes Peggy do?What does thistell us? How isher role in theseimages differe...
How is Peggyshown to ushere?
Describe howthese shotspresent herto us?
How is Peggy             shown in this             shot and what             does it             suggest about            ...
How is she              shown              here?What photoof Stevedoes shevalue? Why?
Other Men
Other Women
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  1. 1. Representation of Gender in Captain America
  2. 2. Steve Rogers/ Captain America
  3. 3. PRE-TRANSFORMATION STEVE What does this tell us about Steve? How does he compare to the other recruits?
  4. 4. Think about the camera angles here and Steve’s bodylanguage
  5. 5. Think about Steve’s positioning here, the colour of hiscostume and how others are responding to him.
  6. 6. Appearance?
  7. 7. What does this scene tell us about Steve?
  8. 8. Steve’sactionshere?
  9. 9. What doesthis incidenttell us aboutSteve? Howdoes hediffer to theothers?
  10. 10. Whathappenshere andwhat doesit tell us?
  11. 11. Comment on what this still reveals about Steve? Howdoes the media language help emphasis this?
  12. 12. In the car on the way to Stark’s lab – how does themedia language show us Steve is awkward with women?
  13. 13. TRANSFORMATIONHow does Steve look at this point? What elements create asense of his frailty/ vulnerability?
  14. 14. How has Steve changed and how does the medialanguage emphasise this?
  15. 15. How has he changed in relation to other people?
  16. 16. What is the significance of this close-up? What does it tell usabout the new Steve?
  17. 17. POST-TRANSFORMATION STEVE Comment on significance of costume and how Steve acts after his transformation.
  18. 18. PLAY-ACTINGTHE HEROWhat creates asense that Steve isnot yet being a realhero?
  19. 19. Compare thescenes whereSteve performs tothe public in theUS and the troopsin Europe. Whatdoes this tell us?
  20. 20. In this POV shot we see Steve’s doodles after he has beenbooed off stage – what does his drawing connote and whatdoes it tell us?
  21. 21. PLAYING THE HERO FOR REALHow is Steve’s heroism shown to bemore real in this phase of the film?
  22. 22. Think aboutcameraangles, use ofcolour andthe alteredresponse ofthe troops.
  23. 23. Who is seducing who here? How do you know?How has femaleattentionaltered sinceSteve’stransformation?
  24. 24. Whatdotheseshotstell usaboutthenewSteve?
  25. 25. After Bucky’s death, we find Steve in the bombed outpub – analyse what this reveals about our action heroand how it does this. What does it suggest about therelative significance of men and women and how?
  26. 26. Whatqualitiesarerevealedhere?Note theway theshield isshown.
  27. 27. What dothese showof Steve’schangedrole?
  28. 28. How does Steveface his death?What does theclose-up ofPeggys photoreveal abouthim?
  29. 29. STEVE TODAYWhat image dothese create ofour hero at thefilm’s close?
  30. 30. Analyse how the hero is represented in the film’s closingminutes – think about camera angles, costume, setting etc.
  31. 31. Agent Peggy Carter
  32. 32. First glimpse of Peggy – what’s our first impressions? Howwould you describe her and what do these details tell us?
  33. 33. Very early on, Peggy punches one of the recruits whosteps out of line – what does her action here tell us? Didher response surprise you as much as it surprised therecruit?
  34. 34. During the transformation scene, Peggy shouts for it tostop when she hears Steve scream – what does this shotreveal about her tough exterior?
  35. 35. When Steve emerges from the pod, this is Peggys firstglimpse of the new Steve? What does her expression tellyou?
  36. 36. Peggy pursuesthe assassin –what do theseshots tell us abouther?
  37. 37. What does this scene suggest about Peggy? Can youremember her reaction to her rescue?
  38. 38. How isPeggypresentedto us here?Where arethesescenes set?
  39. 39. How is herrepresentationdifferent inthese scenes?What detailsshow us this?
  40. 40. Testing Steve’sshield – whatdo her actionshere revealand what doeSteve’sreaction tell usabout her?
  41. 41. While Steve andhis gang are offon missions, whatdoes Peggy do?What does thistell us? How isher role in theseimages different?
  42. 42. How is Peggyshown to ushere?
  43. 43. Describe howthese shotspresent herto us?
  44. 44. How is Peggy shown in this shot and what does it suggest about her role compared to Steve’s?How is sheshown, asSteveplunges tohis death?
  45. 45. How is she shown here?What photoof Stevedoes shevalue? Why?
  46. 46. Other Men
  47. 47. Other Women

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