Assignment 5

Assignment 5 - Assignment 5 Lisa Marie Migliorisi According...

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Unformatted text preview: Assignment 5 Lisa Marie Migliorisi 3/10/2011 According to Steven Cohan in his essay, “So Functional for its Purpose,” why and how is Brad Allen’s apartment gendered as masculine in Pillow Talk? Describe the images in the Playboy article and argue whether or not the designs meet with Wright’s architecture criteria for an ideal American home-place. In what way is the Playboy Manhattan apartment masculine? Referring to Dennis Bingham’s “Before She was a Virgin,” describe the contradictory place Doris Day is expected to assume in Pillow Talk. Importantly, compare her apartment design with Rock Hudson’s “bachelor pad”? What are the differences and how does the décor define the characters’ masculinity or femininity? Brad Allen was the definition of masculine as portrayed in Pillow Talk (Gordon, 1959) . He is defined by his apartment. Steven Cohan highlights the important aspects of masculinity portrayed in the film. “Flip a switch and the front door locks, the light goes out, and a record portrayed in the film....
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course AMS 230 taught by Professor Gertner during the Spring '11 term at Staten Island.

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