Cover for Louise’s Class: Thursday Block F. Week 10

Media Representations: Stereotypes

In pairs: Complete a PowerPoint presentation of research into the following stereotypes;

A businessman
A housewife
A lower class teenage boy
An upper class teenage girl
An old age pensioner
A teacher
A doctor
A Secretary

A homosexual male

  • Research should include analysis into mise en scene including costumes, props, locations and body language as well as likely shot types and angles.
  • You should use images, screenshots from films and TV dramas, etc.

Challenge Task: Choose 3 of your stereotypes and suggest how different audiences respond to these representations (See Stuart Hall’s Theory).

The slides from Tuesday’s lesson can be found here:

Additional Tasks: Complete the reading assignment for The Walking Dead (below) and any outstanding ISP tasks you have yet to complete.



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