How to be a man’ and ‘how to be a woman’ are often false, but we see them over and over again in our lives.
men and women are often represented very differently in the media. The stereotypes we learn about ‘how to be a man’ and ‘how to be a woman’ are often false, but we see them over and over again in our lives. Looking at very specific examples from the media can illustrate how important this is.
How are men and women represented differently,what kinds of jobs do they have, are they married or single, how do they dress, who are their friends, etc.
What do we learn about masculinity and femininity from these examples, and why is this important? Do not just list the stereotypes you see; you need to make an argument about why representations matter.