“Baseline” Stereotype

The Film Industries Changing Formula

     Stereotyping, with its complexity and depth is cataloged throughout the history of film. Pop Culture shifts are in constant flux and can be time-lined to historical moments of previous transformations within our cultures expanded views on equal rights. These cultural shifts directly influence how representations of human characteristics are explored. Especially in relation to the traditional stereotypes differentiating gender roles for men and women in films. Research from multiple decades of film and the development of what is to be considered the “baseline”  ideal characteristics, metaphorically representing the “mother” attribute and is traced to The Turn of the Century Silent Films.

     Using the 1920’s-1940’s as a starting point in discovery, will show clear gender roles identified by society and portrayed in films. Essential components to the formula writers use when creating stereotypes for gender, has long been reviewed and…

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Author: K. Ryan

My name is Krysta Ryan and I am a student at Ashford University seeking a bachelor's degree in Journalism and a bachelor's degree Mass Communication. I am from Cincinnati Ohio in which my professional experiences include Executive Management within the nonprofit sector and worked as a Social Media Manager which allowed me to gain a working knowledge of writing for newer digital platforms.

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