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Anthropology of Mass Media Pornography In “Everyday Pornography” by author Jane Caputi illustrated on how advertising and pornography can be blended. She has categorized and identified different kinds of pornographies that advertising were involved: such as gender, violence objects, anti-bitch propaganda, gracious submission, everyday child pornography, battery, rape, and snuff. Caputi acknowledged that reason for men being men and women being women was just the way it is and has been since. She disagreed with the theory that God created women for men. She mentioned that in a lot of advertising is considered pornography whether any gender is naked or not. Caputi analyzed
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Unformatted text preview: a lot of signs showing how men can be overpowered, strong while women are weak in numerous areas. In the gender section, Caputi used three different examples on gender issues in advertising. Calvin Klein showed a male dressed in underpants with a threatening look and grabbing his penis in a bullying gesture on one page (p 436). The next page showed the same male being relaxed and sitting on the floor facing front with a female wrapping her supportive arm around his waist. Caputi mentioned that the penis is graphically associated with power and violence while feminine is supportive and powerless....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course ATHRO 447 taught by Professor Linke during the Spring '06 term at RIT.

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