Influenced by Freud & Jacques Lucan, Mulvey sees the representation of woman in film & literature (and therefore society in general) as being dominated by a male point of view. Her belief is that the world is a patriarchy and that men have the ‘active’ roles and woman ‘passive’
Read the Guardian article from 21 May 2010 ‘Farewell to Ashes to Ashes and Gene Hunt, the lovable sexist, racist, macho homophobe’
Define the characteristics/elements that you think you would be looking for in a media text which demonstrates misogynistic behaviour/ attitudes.
Watch the first episode of series one of ‘Ashes to Ashes’ (2008, Kudos Productions) and find examples from the text of misogynistic attitudes & behaviour by referring to examples from the mise-en-scene (actions & dialogue, setting, props costume/make-up, lighting, camera angles & framing). Make a table in your blogs now to take notes under these headings.