Velma Dinkley

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  • Family Media Influence

    So in terms of gender, despite an equal representation of humans, the original show greatly imparted the idea of femininity and being physically weak in the show. Daphne, one of the main characters, is seen as a token damsel. What she lacks in actual substance of character she makes up for accidentally triggering catalysts for the plot. Velma, the other main female, on the other hand is remarkably intelligent but is incapable of independence as seen when she loses her glasses and often initiates an unfortunate run-in with the ‘monster’. This supports the idea of women always being a support-role to stronger male characters and enforcing the value of fragility that accompanied the…

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  • Two Old Women Analysis

    The story of Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival by Velma Wallis is an amazing story that instill valuable lessons that still relate to today 's society. The novel is about a bedtime story a mother is telling her children about a Alaska. tribe who with harsh weather and food conditions decide to leave the older members of their group behind for the better good of the group. The most important themes that occur within this story is, gender roles, youth thinking, abd…

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  • The Princess Bride Gender Roles

    what she believes. Through this film woman are given a sense of bravery and initiative since Katniss herself decides to stand up and take part in the game. Katniss is aware of what she will have to go through, but decides to continue with what she believes. Writers have changed the different view of women from being fragile and naïve to being strong and brave over the course of time. The last decades, women have been portrayed to be beautiful and not smart or unpleasant and intelligent as seen…

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