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  • Real Life Issues In Hollyoaks

    happed. In general signs help us to decipher piece we use to decode meanings, for example the STOP sign background is the signifier and the word itself is the signified. In soap drams the signifier is the materiality the sign, which includes images, sounds and objects but on the other hand signified is the idea, which mean the metal concept. Compared to The East Enders they have used a lesbian couple Tina (Luisa Bradshaw White) and Tosh (played by Fiona Mackintosh). Even though male abuse is more common in a relationship this story shows that not only men’s can be abusive. It does not matter what the gender it is, but it is good to know that this issue happens in a gay and lesbian relationship as well as in a heterosexual relationships. EastEnders shows that a strong and confident woman can be hurt too, while they can play out to the world that everything is going well in their life. In the study that has been done about this, it was found that these characters in both soap dramas were there to show people that these situations happen in real life and how they can prevent it. As a matter of fact, this helped many women’s to show that there is help available and it is never too late for anything. Also, it gave women’s the courage to tell or report these issues to somebody they trust. We also would advise male who are abused by women’s to get help. There is a Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 to help victims. Even though it is anybody that could be abused it is…

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  • British Television Vs American Sitcoms

    However, with this being said, it almost does seem to even out because of the whole idea of no adverts, shows run for 27 or 57 minutes, while American shows are 20 to 45 minutes, leaving an entire storyline to happen between the difference in those minutes. Lastly I discovered the high respect and popularity that is soap operas. In America, I knew three things about Soap Operas. One, it was extremely cheesy. Two, they were always on in the middle of the day. Three, every mom, including mine, has…

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  • Peggy Mitchell Character Analysis

    EastEnders actress Dame Barbara Windsor says she is leaving the show for good as it is revealed her famous character, Peggy Mitchell, will be killed off. Viewers saw Peggy make a surprise return on Friday night when she told her son Phil her cancer had returned. Dame Barbara, 78, said she had thought "long and hard about it" but it was now time to say goodbye to the character. She joined the soap in 1994 and played the character full-time until 2010. She has since made occasional returns. Unlike…

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  • Ambient Sound In Television

    illusion through sound. Sound for a moving image also gives the production an opportunity for additional creative input and to help an audience understand the storyline in greater detail. In film, television and even radio, a soundtrack is made up of audio components that are all used together simultaneously to create effect. Typically in any production there has to a base layer track throughout, and this could be room tone or ambient sound otherwise known as a wild track. The purpose of…

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  • Rave Culture And Social Culture

    includes sounds wholly or predominantly characterized by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats. A constable in uniform who reasonably suspects that a person is committing an offence under this section may arrest him without a warrant.” The bill was passed in 1994. Although other youth movements had inspired laws and regulations, never before, had the activities of subcultures, such as; Teddy Boys, Mods, Hippies and Punks, had a government considered young people’s music as…

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