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Unformatted text preview: ex. Dexter, Tony Soprano, Alicia Florrick We don’t necessarily identify ONLY with the protagonist Actual process is more fulid Multiple simultaneous identification: identifying with several characters at once-We have some power to reject/resist identification ie. Zooey Deschanel Not all media makers WANT seamless identification We want some critical distance (Chappelle’s Show, Borat) IDENTIFICATION AND IDEOLOGY Doing “ideological work” Makes certain cultural norms & values feel natural Recreates/reinforces power relations Gender, race, sexuality, class, etc. 05:04 05:04...
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- Spring '12
- Jack Shepard, Zooey Deschanel, Chappelle, ex. Dexter