WOMEN PORTRAYED AS SEX OBJECTS IN VISUAL MEDIA

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Visual media plays a vital role in encouraging the commercialization process. It should be noted that advertising enhances the commercialization process immensely. For the success of advertising…

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This paper analyses the women portrayal as sex objects in visual media.
The thirst for acquiring fame is increasing day by day. Current parents are ready to expose the naked body of their teenage children for making money and fame. In many of the baby food advertisements, naked and stronger bodies of the children are utilized to convince the customers. Such advertisements may not end up there. It may develop from there and the young children, especially the girls forced to expose their naked body for different advertisements as time goes on. It should be noted that in many of the doll or toy advertisements, sex provoking themes are used as shown below.
One of the major success factors of majority of the cinemas is women body. Men or teenage boys usually got to cinema after the analysing the factors such as which female is featured and how much her body is exposed in the film. There are plenty of women who like to expose their body in visual media to catch the attention of the public. In fact women are more beauty conscious than men. That is why many of them go after breast implants, butt enhancers, and liposuction. Being beautiful is one of the proudest characteristics of a woman. Women like to convince the public that they are beautiful and for that purpose they are not showing any reluctance in exposing their body through visual media. It should be noted that the winners of beauty contests are usually expose their body through media or cinema to get public attraction. More public acceptance will give more fame and money for them.
Rap music videos are so powerful that they contribute to shaping a woman’s image and status in society. Today, the nature of rap music videos directly misrepresents women. Women portrayed as sex symbols or material objects in rap music videos, suggests that they are powerless and submissive (Massey).
Madonna and Britney Spears are promoting their music albums with the help of their naked bodies. Music ...
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