A. ANALYSIS OF A TEXT
Choose a text you have access to:
Movies, Video Games, Television Shows, Music Videos
Gather images as well as video of your chosen text. Be sure to choose a short piece of your text that is about 1 to 5 minutes of text. Choose a piece of text that clearly demonstrates ONE of the following:
How are men portrayed in this text?
How are women portrayed in this text?
How is a specific ethnic group portrayed in this text?
Analyse your text and answer these questions:
- Do you see people you can identify with in your medium? Why or why not?
- How does your medium handle stereotypes: do you see positive images of men / women / ethnicities or do you see negative stereotypes?
- How has technology changed so that people have access to / are exposed to these images?
- Do you think the creator of this medium was a member of the group being depicted? Why or why not?
- Who does not appear in the medium? Why or why not?