Feminism And Masculinity In Oscar Wilde's Legally Blonde

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“A man 's face is his autobiography. A woman 's face is her work of fiction” (Oscar Wilde). As the media expands, the more diverse feminism and masculinity has become. Over the previous years, the expansion has caused a drastic move in the “feminist world”. This expansion has been exposed through television shows, movies, commercials, newspapers, and etc. Being a young lady in this twentieth century day, watching television has opened my eyes to a new aspect of the media. The way the media is set up nowadays, women are portrayed as objects rather than actual humans. Whereas men are seen as sexual subjects, meaning that they are supposed to uphold masculinity at all times, in my opinion, would be a form of pride. This influential …show more content…
Legally Blonde" is a movie, in which Elle Woods (Reese), is a young Law student, who gets an acceptance into Harvard Law School. She 's automatically judged off appearance. The campus Law school believes that Law isn 't for her, because of her personality and gender. She 's trying to step up to a higher power but the stereotypical judgements are withholding her from many positions. Elle Woods is judged upon her appearance, she isn 't took very …show more content…
The Hulk, although this is an animated film, it still demonstrates stereotypical gender roles. This movies seeks to grasp the attention of males. This movie shows the likeness of a caring, yet angry male, who has found love and wants to tame himself. In the media, the aspect of a male is to be nonchalant towards feelings, and to be masculine. The Hulk violates the stereotypical theories throughout this movie because, yes, he’s a raging male who acts within his role but yet he stops raging, and wants to do better once he finds love. I believe that the producers of this animated film are majority male, due to the masculinity

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