Audrie Film Analysis

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The film represents the stories of Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman who were sexually assaulted while both were unconscious. As well as Delaney Henderson and Daisy Coleman’s friend Paige who was also assaulted. While also including the effects it had on their families, schools, and communities such as cyberbullying and abuse. When the sexual assaults occurred Audrie was fifteen and Daisy was fourteen. Audrie Pott didn’t remember what had happened on the day of the assault but heard rumors about it and committed suicide in which she was being bullied for the photographs that were taken during the assault and seen through social media. However, the three assailants were given a lenient sentence to which they claimed was just a joke. Furthermore, …show more content…
Such as when the charges were dropped against the perpetrator Matthew Barnett. They had presented a strong case against the perpetrator to the prosecutors. Such as saying that there was an iPhone that had a video but couldn’t find the evidence from the phone to find this video. Many had said that it was being prejudiced because the perpetrator had his charges dropped because he is the grandson of a Missouri state official. Instead, they were given hours to talk and educate others from rape culture and to be part of the film in which they didn’t showcase who they are. The boys who had raped Audrie when giving the interviews was that they are slightly confused as to why they are in big trouble and don’t notice what they did is wrong. In this case, the criminal justice system gave Daisy’s case an unequal advantage and didn’t give the justice that was needed for the boys who sexually assaulted …show more content…
However, being part of this group brings certain benefits and advantages that result in the way that the American society is structured as. It could be described as a racial category which white people have more opportunities or resources compares to people of color. George Lipsitz would call this possessive investment in which white people use their position to bring about a racial hierarchy in which these individuals will put in all their effort and time to maintain the social stratification that advantages them over people of color. For example, one of the sex offenders had the power to not be charged with rape due to the racial category of being white and the position his grandfather has in the government as the Missouri State official. They used this power and control to keep the advantage of not being prosecuted and using the concept to maintain the system of hierarchy as it is. While Daisy Colemans didn’t have much power or control over her situation she is a white individual who didn’t have the same

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