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  • Legally Blonde Analysis

    The movie Legally Blonde is seen as a “girl power” movement because of a naive sorority girl, Elle Woods, who makes her way to law school, wins a big murder case and gets her man. No one believes in her, in fact, her boyfriend dumped her to be with someone with more brains, but she proves him wrong. She is able to prove everyone wrong while still maintaining her femininity. What the film shows on the surface is very different from what it depicts when you take a closer look. One may think that this film challenges the ideas of white patriarchal capitalism, but it actually reinforces it through stereotypes of women, racial differences, sexuality and gender roles. The very first stereotype you identify in the movie is the stereotypes of women. This…

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  • Legally Blonde: Movie Analysis

    At first glance, we see Elle Woods and we think that she is just a stereotypical blonde, who only thinks about her looks, what she wears, and when she is going to get married, but Legally Blonde does a great job showing how a woman can still look good while still being a strong and independent woman. Legally Blonde is a movie about a college woman that was majoring in fashion until her boyfriend breaks up with her and then she decides she is going to Harvard Law and become a lawyer. Legally…

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  • Feminism In Legally Blonde

    When we hear about Legally Blonde we always think of the 2001 hit comedy starring Reese Witherspoon as the bubbly blonde lawyer, which was always dressed in pink, and seemed to fulfill the dumb blonde stereotype. Though this is just scratching the surface of Legally Blonde, as we look deeper into the story it is actually a feminist story, one of confidence, friendship, and defending what you believe in. Elle Woods is a sorority girl that seems to have it all, and she wants nothing more than to…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In The Movie Legally Blonde

    Legally Blonde (Kidney, Platt & Luketic, 2001) follows a young woman, Elle Woods as she tries to win her boyfriend back. When we meet Elle, she is a sorority girl who recently graduated with a 4.0 QCA in fashion. She believes her boyfriend; Warner Huntington III is going to purpose. Unfortunately, he breaks up with her as he doesn’t think she is appropriate for his lifestyle when he’s tries to pursue his political goals. In order to try and prove to Warner she is intelligent enough, she enrols…

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  • Legally Blonde: Film Analysis

    and the world around us from other people. Art is in everything around us including films. A film that has had an impact on my life is Legally Blonde. Legally Blonde has impacted my life by shaping me into the woman I am now, showing me to stay strong, and have a positive outlook on life when things are not the way you want them to go. Elle Wood, the main character had her share amount of rough times through out the film. She was able to stay strong and have a positive outlook, which lead her…

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  • Obstacles In Tessa Githen's Legally Blonde

    With her pretty-in-pink clothes and artfully styled blond hair, Elle Woods stands out from the other students at Harvard Law School. But who says looking fabulous and solving a murder case have to be mutually exclusive? Full of energetic musical numbers and myriad diverse characters, Sunny Hills High School’s fantastic production of “Legally Blonde” tells a story of female empowerment and overcoming life’s obstacles. Tessa Githens stars as Elle, a stylish sorority girl who leaves Malibu to…

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  • Feminism And Masculinity In Oscar Wilde's Legally Blonde

    “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…

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  • Feminism In Anita Loos's 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'

    To most, Anita Loos’ Gentlemen Prefer Blondes would not be considered a feminist text. The main characters, Lorelei and Dorothy, seem to be characterized as typical women in the 1920’s. Lorelei can almost be seen as a superficial character who will only marry a man for his money, and Dorothy, is the type of girl who would settle for any attractive man. However, feminism is defined as the belief of equality of the genders, that both men and women should have the same rights and equal…

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  • Stereotypes: The Role Of Discrimination In Social Groups

    female student with blonde hair in her class will be uneducated. In return the teacher gives that particular student negative attention, in results causing a poor academic performance from the student. Therefore, the teacher will believe that the female student with blonde hair is uneducated. Due to the negative attention giving to this student, the student performed poorly academically, not because the student presented as a blond hair female. Also, due to this poor academic performance of the…

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  • Legally Blonde Thesis

    Legally Blonde, the musical, has proven that the amount of talent we have here at CHHS is great. The cast and crew dedicated hours to make this event happen, and it paid off. Director Mrs. Kerry Rupe, did a stunning job coordinating the show as well as Kevin Gasio as the musical director, Bob Erbst, as the set director, Mel Taylor as the producer and Kolbi-Rae Edrey and Kerry Rupe as choreographers. The star of the show, Mia Roberts, plays the lead character Elle Woods who admitted that playing…

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