Essays Tagged: "Blonde stereotype"

Construction of Femininity in Popular Modern Film (Legally Blonde).

Example: 'Legally Blonde' film poster'Legally Blonde' is a film in which a beautiful woman (Reese Witherspoon) defies ... Blonde' is a film in which a beautiful woman (Reese Witherspoon) defies the convention of the 'dumb blonde' to become a top lawyer.Colour is very important for the formation and connoted meaning of th ... figure. The character carries clichéd ideals of beauty implemented by male opinion- flowing blonde hair and blue eyes. Being that she's also very slim with long, slender legs, most men would b ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Biology Capstone Project

les react to the hair color stereotype. People often degrade or downsize people because they may be blonde, therefore less intelligent.Thoughts concerning brunettes and blondes and physical reactions ... were obtained and recorded. There was a test in which people had to answer with either brunette or blonde. Notes were taken at the mall on who was treated with more respect and who got more attention ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Legally Blonde Too: Questioning the Aporia Surrounding the Intelligence of Elle Woods

What do you call ten blondes standing ear to ear? A wind tunnel. What do you call a blonde with half a brain? Gifted. Blo ... culture for years and finally, someone decided to put an end to it; Elle Woods, the star of Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2. Proving blondes could not only be smart but be serious lawyers, the fil ... contradictions in Elle’s character. Was the movie really trying to set the record straight on blonde’s intelligence? Absolutely, however, my dilemma is figuring out if the creators sought t ...

(4 pages) 1985 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


! Ajna Hasanovic Mrs. Regan Sociology 10/30/13 ! Blondes ! Why are blondes stereotyped and where does it come from? Well firstly, blonde haired women ... rstly, blonde haired women have been considered attractive and desirable. Secondly, the belief that blonde woman makes little use of there intelligence and relied more on there looks. This stereotype ... type is a combination of historical stereotype, bad press, and human nature. Starting with history, blonde hair is a recessive trait, and therefore somewhat rarer than brown or black hair. Traditional ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays