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  1. 1. S Representation and Stereotypes By Emma, Lauren and Nathan
  2. 2. Representation S Media representations are the ways in which the media portray particular groups, communities, experiences, ideas and topics from a particular ideological or value perspective. Rather than examining media representations as simply reflecting or mirroring reality.
  3. 3. Gender Gender is represent in media by masculinity or femininity. Both males and females can be represented as either. S Masculinity- strong, tough, muscly S Femininity- gracious, delicate, beauty
  4. 4. Age Age is the length of time that one has existed. Age is represented by- S Babies S Children S Teenagers S Adults S Old people
  5. 5. Sexuality S Sexuality is a persons sexual preference or orientation. Some examples of different sexualities would be: S Heterosexual S Homosexual S Bisexual S Asexual S Polysexual S Pansexual S Transsexua
  6. 6. Class and Status Classes- S Upper Class: social class composed of the wealthiest members of society S Middle class: middle of a societal hierarchy S Working class: those employed in lower tier S Lower class: lower than middle rank in a society S Status: Somebody with a higher or lower status within a particular class.
  7. 7. Physical Ability/disability S Physical Ability- the ability to perform a physical act and with the same mental ability S Disability- the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness Examples: people in a wheel chair, missing a limb
  8. 8. Regional Identity S Regional identity is identification with a specific geographic region of a nation. Some examples if different regional identities are: S Northern S Southern S Eastern S Western
  9. 9. Stereotypes S A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
  10. 10. Age
  11. 11. Gender
  12. 12. Sexuality
  13. 13. Class and Status S Upper Class: Posh, rich, stuck up, they hunt, have butlers, the play Polo S Middle class: Play golf, have a nice car, nice houses S Working class: they play rent, have room mates, wear suits S Lower class: poor, work for others, old cloths, they wear there older siblings cloths, not well educated
  14. 14. Physical Ability/disability
  15. 15. Verisimilitude