Cesar%20Bobadilla[1] - Cesar Bobadilla Freshmen English Mrs...

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Cesar Bobadilla Freshmen English Mrs. Bening 8/9/08 FRR on “Signs of Intelligent Life on TV” Vocabulary: Petard (n): a case containing an explosive to break down a door or gate or breach a wall. ( Susan Douglas shows how feminists are still being depicted as the weaker gender in “TV land.”) Humanized (adj.): to represent as human: attribute human qualities to. (Douglas talks about her opinion on how she wants the men to react to women’s movement.) Venomous (adj.): full of venom. (Douglas talks about how female relationships with men are seen as venomous or poisonous in the real world.) Sludge (n.): a muddy or slushy mass, deposit, or sediment. (Douglas uses this word to describe the “dirt” that is being thrown on women.) Summary: In “Signs of Intelligent Life on TV,” Susan Douglas explores different popular TV dramas such as ER and NYPD Blue, and manages to find hidden messages going against professional women. Even though these shows seem to be showing positive images of women by showing them as doctors and lawyers, they are still being biased
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course BUSINESSS 101 taught by Professor Hollenbeck during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley College.

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