MDSA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Polysemy, Roman Jakobson, Human Extinction
Lec 10 sociological analysis + + reception analysis + erotic analysis. [video] critiquing homosexual stereotypes with media, key & peele gay wedding questions -> challenge stereotypes and provide comedic discourse. Science fiction films tell stories about wide scale social anxieties as a means of coping with those anxieties. In sum, our social world determines how we view certain kinds of media, and social conditions determine what media is made and how it is made. Currency depending on the social reality of the moment. Analyzing media can help us understand the anxieties, fears, hopes, wishes, etc. , of a particular social group or context. how does media reflect society. Social experience can differ vastly between individuals within the same society -> we"re not as physically bound anymore bc of the internet. Social experience shapes how we understand, interpret, use, and consume media. Media can reflect social issues, anxieties, ideals, norms, etc.