Critical discourse and semiotic analyses of the changes in the roles and representations of women in action movies across three eras of Hollywood

Movies have power beyond pure entertainment; they communicate images of female characters that perpetuate unrealistic, stereotypical, and limiting perceptions. Since the inception of cinema, women have been portrayed in typical roles that show them as under-represented and invisible. This study e...

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Main Author: Abdali Dehchenari, Maryam
Format: Thesis
Published: 2014
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