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Fys music videos

  1. 1. Music Video Analysis Gender Roles Song Title: Cater to you Artist: Destiny’s Child Directions: As you closely watch the music video, answer the following questions with as much detail as possible. 1. What are the men/women doing? (Dancing, sitting, swimming, etc.) Dancing 2. How are the men/women dressed? How much skin is revealed? Tight revealing clothes about 80% skin showing for the girls. The guy is dressed in nice clothes and is shirtless with a jacket. 3. Are there more, fewer, or the same number of men as women? Three girls and three guys 4. Describe the body language of the men/women: are they sitting, standing, gyrating, mugging, etc.? They are touching themselves and the guys touching them etc. 5. Do the men/women have power? How do you know? The men have the power because the women are talking about catering to his every need. 6. What³s the message of the song? Women should take care of their men. 7. What type of music is the song? Pop Music Video Analysis Race Song Title: Happy
  2. 2. Artist: Pharrell Williams Directions: As you closely watch the music video, answer the following questions with as much detail as possible. 1. What races do you see represented? All of them 2. Are there any dark skinned women shown? How many? Quite a few. I’d say around maybe 20 3. What is the race of the person at the focus of the video? African America 4. What are the black/Latino/Asian/white/Native American/Pacific Islander people doing? Singing, dancing, and being happy 5. What³s the message of the song? To be happy no matter what 6. What type of music is the song? Pop Music Video Analysis Sexuality Song Title: Talk Dirty Artist: Jason Derulo Directions: As you closely watch the music video, answer the following questions with as much detail as possible. 1. Describe any sexually explicit body language: Touching all over the body, dirty dancing, touching the guys 2. Who is more sexualized • men or women? Both?
  3. 3. More the girls, but in some parts the guys as well 3. Are there sexually explicit lyrics or messages? Yes 4. How are subjects of the music video dressed? Like gansters/pimps/no shirts/dressed well 5. Describe the relationships between the men and women: Are they long or short term? Casual or serious? Short term and casual 6. What³s the message of the song? Guys like girls to talk dirty to them 7. What type of music is the song? Pop/Rap Music Video Analysis Materialism Song Title: Material Girl Artist: Madonna Directions: As you closely watch the music video, answer the following questions with as much detail as possible. 1. Describe the products that are highlighted in the video: (cars, jewelry, clothes, etc.) Mainly Jewelry 2. Are any brand names shown? Nope 3. How is wealth defined in the video? That is the only way to get a girl to like you
  4. 4. 4. Are products mentioned in the song lyrics? Nope 5. What³s the message of the song? That material things are the more important thing to a girl 6. What type of music is the song? Pop Music Video Analysis Violence Song Title:My Black Dahlia Artist: Hollywood Undead Directions: As you closely watch the music video, answer the following questions with as much detail as possible. 1. Describe any violent lyrics in the song: Pattern of my cuts – cutting himself 2. Describe any violent body language: Handling a gun and shooting a girl and a guy 3. Describe any violent actions or weapons that are shown: Gun and shooting people 4. Describe any self-mutilation or violence: Shooting a girl and the guy she was cheating with 5. What³s the message of the song? That you screwed me over and I am sorry for what I did, but I don’t regret it 6. What type of music is the song? Alternative

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