The, Feathers, Dance Moms And Music, All Words Splashed Around On An Article By Jemma Nicoll
1211 Words Mar 4th, 2016 null Page
Personally, as I grew up, I was taught never to judge when I don’t know the full story. Swinging back to the context of dance and how children have seen to be over-sexualized, many onlookers have judged these children in this industry without being exposed to the whole truth. The media has taken a leading roll to ensure that the public only views the materialistic sides to dance and to fall back on their judgmental characteristics.
Articles such as the Sydney Morning Heralds ‘Making all the wrong moves’ and The Age’s ‘Critics lash the overtly sexual world of children’s dance schools’ have used negative and favorable language, leaving readers believing that they ‘know the truth’ because the ‘news gods’ have written and to the public, all news is gospel. The first line of the Age’s article makes use of negative language using ‘Critics lash’ to distain and produce negative connotations regarding the industry. When used, the word…