Unformatted text preview: fight scenes. He was very aggressive and short fused. He always wanted to prove himself as a real man. With the given roles of the characters, many hidden stereotypes can be installed within the movie. As, “a stereotypical portrayal reinforces two beliefs at once: that X’s are Y, and that X’s are inevitably Y.” This is shown in Will Farrell’s character. He faithfully believed every word of his co-workers, leading him to perform a “desk pop.” This submissive and ignorant behavior falls on the side of an echoistic character, rather than an narcissus, as an echoistic male usually takes on more of a feminine personality. In the development of this character, the writer knowingly or unknowingly continued a negative stereotype attacking women. In making his character ignorant and venerable, while knowing he represents a woman’s thinking to the audience, the writer of “The Other Guys” helped continue the stereotype that women are easily deceived and ignorant....
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