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Question 3 representation

  1. 1. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media Studies
  2. 2. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesExample QDiscuss how people and lifestylesare represented in the extract.Refer to stereotypes in your answer.Use examples from the extract.
  3. 3. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesWhat is Representation?Describes the signs that stand in for and take the place ofsomething else. It is through representation people knowand understand the world and reality through the act ofnaming it.To look like or resemble.To stand in for something or someoneTo present a second time to re-present
  4. 4. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesWhat is Representation?This means that media texts are intentionallycomposed, lit, written, framed, cropped, captioned,branded, targeted and censored by theirproducers, and that they are entirely artificialversions of the reality we perceive around us.
  5. 5. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesTypes of RepresentationC LASSA GEG ENDERE THNICITY
  6. 6. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesStereotypesWe naturally see the world in a kind of shorthandway, finding connections between differentcharacter traits, this allows the media to createsimplistic representations which we findbelievable. A StereotypeWe use our own unique storehouse of knowledgeabout people when we judge them.
  7. 7. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesStereotypesAppearance — this can include, physicalappearance and clothing as well as the sound of thevoice. e.g. “all teachers wear dreadful old clothes”Behaviour — typical things that people in this groupmight do. “Grannies like to knit”
  8. 8. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesHow is genderrepresented?
  9. 9. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesHow is genderrepresented?
  10. 10. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesIssues?
  11. 11. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media Studies
  12. 12. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media Studies
  13. 13. Question 3RepresentationGCSE Media StudiesLevel 4?(16-20 marks)Discuss a range of issues of the representation of peopleand/or lifestyle in the extract, or discuss one or more issues indepthShow thorough understanding of suitable representation issuesOffer a range of textual evidence from the extract thatdemonstrates these issues

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