AS Lesson 8 skins age representation

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AS media (year 12). Representation of youth. Class watched first 7 minutes of Skins: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9lg5S1CwYE and analysed the representation of the characters. Essay on stereotypical teenage representation.

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AS Lesson 8 skins age representation

  1. 1. Character Tony Effy Age representation in the Media. A Case Study: Skins Mini Essay Planning Sheet Visual codes & audial codes He is represented as a typical teenager because of his actions. For example he___________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ This is supported by the language he uses _______ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ The music also suggests ______________________ __________________________________________ She is represented as a typical teenager because of her actions. For example she__________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ This is supported by the language she uses _______ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ The music also suggests ______________________ __________________________________________ Jim He is represented as a typical father figure because of his actions. For example he_________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ This is supported by the language he uses _______ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ Anthea She is represented as a typical mother because of her actions. For example she__________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ This is supported by _________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________
  2. 2. Sid He is represented as a typical teenager because of his actions. For example he___________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ This is supported by the props in his room, for example __________________________________ __________________________________________ Chris He is represented as a typical teenager because of his actions. For example he___________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ This is supported by the language he uses _______ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ The music also suggests ______________________ __________________________________________ She is represented as a typical teenager because of her actions. For example she__________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ This is supported by _________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ Michelle Technology The use of mobile phones bring together the teenage characters because __________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ Remember to begin with anintroduction. Explain that stereotypical representations of Age are often used in media and this is the case in Skins. Skins is a British TV Drama which follows the lives of teenagers in their everyday lives. Conclusion: By looking at the Mise-en-scene, sound and the actions of the actors Skins can be said to be a/an __________ approach in the way it represents teenagers.

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