Gender Dumb blonde – Both of these women are commonly seen as typical ‘dumb blondes’ in the media. This is because of their blonde hair, girly and glamorous clothes, confused expressions and girly gestures. House wife - Macho Man- These Men are seen as ‘macho’ because they are muscley, tanned, scantily clad, grinning cheesily and showing off.
Gender Business man geek Teenage rebel Gender can be portrayed through different costumes, and props. With he geek, his costume consists of glasses, a tucked-in shirt and a bow tie which are all commonly used in the type of character’s costume. The businessman is dressed in formal clothes with a tie and is carrying a book/diary and brief case. Different costumes can result in people’s different opinions. Hair and make-up can also show a different overall image. An example of this is the teenage rebel and the way in which they have styled their hair.
Sexuality Gay man Nymphomanic Lesbain virgin Stud Sexuality can be portrayed through people’s feelings and emotions, how they dress and how they act towards others.
Physical ability athlete paralympian strength weak disability Physical ability sometimes is represented in a visual way. It can be obvious or slightly discreet but can be shown through the way in which people talk and act plus their age.
Regional identity scottish welsh irish scouse english eastenders Typically, people’s regional identity is identified by their accent, clothes and traditions.
Race Afro-caribbean muslim polish french japanese
Class Working class Upper class Middle class rich lawyer poor Single parent