Representation of Regional Identity LO: To develop a better understanding of how to identify regional identity in TV drama
How can you Identify Regional Identity?What is regional identity?Regional identity is identifying a persons identity which isrooted not only in the setting of the film but also inspeech, costumes etc and in the region they live in.How can you identify regional identity? – Setting – Accents – Dialogue – Props – Make up – Class of characters – Costumes – Etc.
Research Task• Research into the following stereotypes of regional identity: – Northerners - Irish/Southern and Northern Irish – Southerners – Scottish – Welsh – Scouses – Geordies – Mancs – Brummies‘• How can you identify them? Consider the following: – Dialogue/ dialect – Clothing – Location/setting – Props – Costume – Make-up – Class/status• Also choose an image of stereotypical character that epitomises this regional identity
Manchester - Mancunians, or Mancs Liverpool – ScousersStudent Activity: Write notes and then write one P.E.E for each of these clips
P.E.E.• Now write a PEE for at least two points• From your notes• Point – your comment about the area of representatione.g. Youth is represented through diegetic sound.• Evidence – your micro element that tells us thise.g. The dialogue is colloquial.• Explain – link the twoe.g. This conforms to a stereotypical view of young teenagers, that they are rebellious in speaking their own language.