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    Next, Shonda Rhimes is daring and bold, both in her life and with her characters. To achieve Shonda's level of success, you must be bold in the scripts that you write. We notice Shonda always including strong female leads, LGBT characters, and intense inter-racial relationships that make other shows blush. She wants to show the world a portfolio of super-strong female characters that constantly play hardball. Rhimes was a pioneer using diversity with her cast, whether this diversity was based purely on gender or race. She has stated that she believes "everyone should get to see their lives reflected on television[…] I love all my gay and lesbian friends […] I think same-sex marriage is the civil rights fight of our era" (Rhimes, 2014). The inter-racial exchanges are front-and-center and incomparable to any other current show (e.g. who can forget the steamy scenes between Olivia Pope and President Grant III on Scandal?). Love knows no bounds and no color in…

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    Essay On Shonda Rhimes

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    Kiana Unangst Intro to Women and Gender Studies 11/29/17 Shonda Rhimes’ Connection to Feminism Shonda Rhimes is an excellent Producer who is a great advocate for modern feminism. She has produced many wonderful televisions shows that portray a strong female lead such as: Greys Anatomy, Private Practice, How to get Away with Murder, and Scandal. These shows represent the power of women in the work force. Her talents are not only limited to tv, she also wrote the film Crossroads, and The…

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    people a week that turn the channel to ABC every Thursday night at 7/8c. Grey’s Anatomy, a creation of Shonda Rhimes, is that very attraction sometimes addiction of many people throughout the country. With thirteen seasons under its wing, they keep the audience and fandom coming back every single week and even in the offseason, with sources like Hulu and Netflix. The romance, the suspense, and the medical drama are three things that the Grey’s Anatomy fandom, like myself, are attracted by…

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    There are few shows that have gone on for over a decade and maintained a consistent, and strong following. One of these shows is Grey’s Anatomy, produced by the legendary Shonda Rhimes. Starting way back in 2005 the show is now on its 12th season and not showing any signs of quitting. Despite the show’s melodramatic plotlines, people who watch the show also feel a sense of sophistication because of the interesting medical cases that come onto the show, convincing viewers that it isn’t a…

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    Greys Anatomy Effect

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    Grey’s Anatomy is an award winning television series about the lives of surgeons that also emphasizes the lives of the patients. Greys Anatomy is created by Shonda Rhime, the creator of Scandal. The Television Series was first aired in the year 2005 and is still being aired today (abc). Meredith Grey, Ellen Pompeo, is one of the many interns at Seattle Grace hospital and the main character in the series. Meredith quickly begins to fall in love with Derek Sheperd, Patrick Dempsey, who she…

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    Grey's Anatomy Genre

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    lines for each episode. The shots last for several minutes at a time before switching to another character. This also allows for the character’s stories to intertwine with one another. The format allows for the audience to be exposed to each of the character’s lives so that one character (other than Meredith, the series protagonist) doesn’t dominate the show and that we actually care about the series. Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the show, creates diversity in the series. The show has many…

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    The Year Of Yes Essay

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    Anyone who knows me knows I love to read. I come from a family of readers. Seriously, I don’t know anyone in my family who doesn’t read. One of my favorite childhood memories is my mom and I going to a local used book store on Saturday mornings. It was the coolest thing because you could trade in your old books for new books. That store is long gone, but a new similar concept store has taken over my life. Anytime I’m looking for a particular book, 2nd & Charles is my first stop. A particular…

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    Notorious Analysis

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    From Josh Berman and Allie Hagan comes Notorious, ABC’s newest legal drama. Based on the real relationship between Larry King Live producer Wendy Walker and celebrity defense attorney Mark Geragos, Notorious stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, a “tough as nails” cable news producer of Louise Herrick Live, and Daniel Sunjata as shifty lawyer Jake Gregorian. Together the pair shapes the news and the public’s sentiment by deciding which stories to air and how they air them. The premise sounds…

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    It’s changed into a positive stereotype because the media has learned to appreciate and love television characters who are known to be really engaged in their work. Women who are known to be “professional” are more likely to be very career oriented, confident, and have lots of control as well as power. They tend to be called out for having a strong character for being very straight up in their work. Sometimes “strong will” can be called “bitchy” but being called “strong will” can in fact be a…

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    Both John F. Kennedy and Shonda Rhimes spoke towards graduates in order to encourage them to take action facing the world. While John F. Kennedy is more serious and assertive, Shonda Rhimes obtains the attention of the students by attempting to relate to her listeners’ emotions. In order to have a successful commencement speech, the speaker must have a sense of humor but also use educational words and phrases to sound like a leader and to maintain the attention of their listeners. For…

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