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Representation

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Department
English
Course
ENGC44H3
Professor
Ted Petit
Semester
Winter

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HUMA01 Tutorial 3 Feb. 2, 2011 Representation: Signs Create a meaning, message Eltons baby magazine cover-> trying to represent: - accepting gay marriages-> cannot have babies on their own What does it make it comfortable-> jolly, happy, happy family Adopt from what you see, not something written on the cover, not labeling Nature of family-> fatherhood, not typical-> emotional, dual parental role opposed to strong. Us Weekly magazine-> majority people, normalizing the relationship Forces idea of sexual relationships Legitimizing it freak show- on cover, with other topics such as plastic surgery, breakups, weight gain. No title on the gay couple, therefore respecting them a bit Controversial-> some parts in the States-> blocked the magazines cover Next Assignment- Feb 10, 2011 Get rid of academic personality Personal experience- openly about yourself-> open a larger critical expression-> technology Uses personal anecdote own experience and why
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