Robin Scherbatsky How I Met Your Mother Gender Analysis

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On the first day of class we each picked our favorite television character and the most prominent social identity of those characters on the board were caucasian male or female. For someone like me who social identifies as an upper class caucasian female I had figured that this would be a relatively easy assignment to choose three television characters that I identify with, but it was actually more difficult than I had thought. I had thought that since most media stars are what I also identify as it would be much easier. After a lot of thought I have chosen How I Met Your Mother, Gossip Girl, and Full house. Since I identify as a female for gender I chose Robin Scherbatsky from How I Met Your Mother. Robin is a very out spoken women, I do …show more content…
She presents herself in a very well kept manner. Her hair always done, curled and she always had makeup on. She presented herself to me in which seemed a very feminine way but personality wise she was definitely behaved more tomboy. While she came across girly …show more content…
She is portrayed as extreme upper class. Her family is fortunate enough to live in a penthouse in the Upper East side of New York. She has every designer brand, always the latest fashion, and money is never an issue. While my family is by no means that wealthy we are still pretty well off but I choose Serena because eventually she meets her boyfriend Dan who is from Manhattan and views her at first as shallow and spoiled. I often have been viewed as privileged just because of my socioeconomic status, by no means am I complaining for being blessed with financial stability but I have met people that have told me “ I would not understand” what they were dealing with. All though Serena has her shallow moments she proves that no she is not just her parents money and that she is her own person and I have felt I was able to relate to

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