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Surname 1 Student Name: Tutor Course Title: Date Summary of Ladies First: Women in Music Videos The book talks about humor in women music videos. According to the author, humor has been used in portraying societal demeaning acts that are directed towards women (Roberts 32). This is because the different genders find humor in actions directed towards portraying feminist grievances such as stereotypic genders and male dominance. The author says that when feminist ideologies are portrayed through humor, the ideologies appeal to the audiences. The author use Julie Brown music video, the home coming queen’s got a gun, to show the various powers of humor in female a music video. Some of the issues that the author has addressed in Julie Brown song include the stereotypic gender centered actions that are directed towards the female gender. The author describes how the humor reduced that violent act in the music video to a funny scene from which the audience laughs. This can be seen when the author says that “by calling esthetic and cultural assumptions in to question, these post modern elements
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