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  1. 1. Unit 29 – Music Video Production Music Video Analysis Worksheets Music Video Analysis - Gender Roles Song Title:Part of Me Artist: Katy Perry 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.) They are arguing and she is joining the army to get back at him as it is typical for men to join the army not women. 2. How are the men/women dressed? How much skin is revealed? The woman is dressed in casual clothes (skirt, top and a jacket) and the man is dressed smartly in a shirt and tie. 3. Are there more, fewer, or the same number of men as women? There is a man and a women as the main characters but there are other around them. 4. Describe the body language of the men/women: are they sitting, standing, gyrating, mugging, etc.? they women is upset with the man so she is angry. 5. Do the men/women have power? How do you know? The woman has the power as she goes and joins the army to get back at the man. 6. What’s the message of the song? The message of the song is That there is a part of the women possible adventuress or rebellious and the man can’t take it away from her. 7. What type of music is the song? pop
  2. 2. Unit 29 – Music Video Production Music Video Analysis Worksheets Music Video Analysis - Race Song Title: La lala Artist: Naughty Boy Ft Sam Smith 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? Asian 2. Are there any dark skinned women shown? How many? Dark skinned and there is about 4 of them that get focused on but there are more around them. 3. What is the race of the person at the focus of the video? Asian 4. What are the black/Latino/Asian/white/Native American/Pacific Islander people doing? They are all walking together somewhere which is not specified in the video. 5. What’s the message of the song? The message of the song is a Wizard of Oz like journey of discovery, the characters show the theme of the song by covering their ears and singing ‘la lala’ when faced with any kind of verbal abuse. 6. What type of music is the song? Pop
  3. 3. Unit 29 – Music Video Production Music Video Analysis Worksheets Music Video Analysis - Sexuality Song Title: wrecking ball Artist: Miley Cyrus 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: Her body language is quite provocative. 2. Who is more sexualized – men or women? Both? Women. 3. Are there sexually explicit lyrics or messages? No, the lyrics are about heartbreak. 4. How are subjects of the music video dressed? Miley Cyrus is dressed in short shorts and a crop top in one part of the video and in the other part she is naked. 5. Describe the relationships between the men and women: Are they long or short term? Casual or serious? The relationship represented is a long term on and by the lyrics it shows that the man left her and when he did it hurt her. 6. What’s the message of the song? The message of the song is a song about a partner who destroyed her. 7. What type of music is the song? pop
  4. 4. Unit 29 – Music Video Production Music Video Analysis Worksheets Music Video Analysis - Materialism Song Title: the rock show Artist: blink 182 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, jewellery, clothes, etc.) They get given a lot of money and they give their money to random people. 2. Are any brand names shown? All the band members are wearing branded t-shirts. 3. How is wealth defined in the video? They just give there money away like it is nothing the leave it on peoples cars and just go up to people and give them money. 4. Are products mentioned in the song lyrics? No there aren’t. 5. What’s the message of the song? That money doesn’t mean anything because they give it away to make other people happy.
  5. 5. Unit 29 – Music Video Production Music Video Analysis Worksheets 6. What type of music is the song? Music Video Analysis - Violence Song Title: Runaway love Artist:Ludacris 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: The lyrics aren’t violent but in the video children are being abused and not treated in a very nice way. 2. Describe any violent body language: A 9 year old girl called Lisa whose drunken mother brings men over who rape her , another girl who is 10 years old called Nicole who has an abusive step dad, and another girl called Erica who is 11 and pregnant and cant got home because her mum will abuse her. 3. Describe any violent actions or weapons that are shown: There are no weapons but the nicloes dad is chasing her with a bottle of vodka in his hand and there are bruises shown that are off her step dad, and here is a part of the vido where Erica’s mum is shaking her violently 4. Describe any self-mutilation or violence: There is no self-mutilation or any violence towards themselves. 5. What’s the message of the song? The message of this song is that teenagers think they are alone "(Lisa, Nicole and Ericka)'s stuck up in the world on her own”, however the song and lyrics prove that they are not as there are many other teenagers in the same situation, there are also help lines and posters for the national runaway switchboard for homeless youths. 6. What type of music is the song?
  6. 6. Unit 29 – Music Video Production Music Video Analysis Worksheets R&B

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