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Lecture 8

Lecture 8


Department
Women and Gender Studies
Course Code
WGS205H5
Professor
Pouneh Saeedi
Lecture
8

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Charlie's angels - full throttle - clip
Death and sex become one
Fight without breaking a mail
Why so popular?
Slides - Charlie's Angels, the Bionic Woman…
How tough are the female characters?
1.
a.
The girls are CHARLIE'S angels not the people's angels
2.
Not a typical woman
3.
Hillary clinton -- I can bake cookies -- I have this feminine side to me as well
4.
Butchstrong, female that acts like a man
a.
Sees husband then becomes transformed woman
5.
**masquerade**test**
6.
Masquerade is part of being a woman
7.
Ex. Woman head of hospital but she wants to also say that I have this submissive side. Or
specialist woman in an area -- she pretends to be powerless
i.
Used against the engraved social norms
b)
First: woman wants to conform to dominant social codes
a.
Views of masquerade**
8.
Dress a certain way and perceive an image that is not you -- deceitful
a.
Woman in power dresses in a way at a party that would not suggest that she is not intellectual
b.
Sartorialdoing your hair or trimming yourself
9.
True woman is a soft one residing underneath
10.
Woman may get this impression that she is possessed when she watches these shows
11.
Innesdon't see Charlie - you hear his voice
12.
Part b - because the images are not true.
14.
Lecture 8
July 28, 2011
4:07 PM
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