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Everythin About Women Essay

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Everything that I Know About Women in Film
Most of the movies that I watch would probably be considered chick flicks by many viewers. Chick flicks usually have a romantic or emotion-based theme, and are favored mostly by female viewers. The women are portrayed as weak and fragile, and need to be saved from someone or something. Males are the main characters and the females usually fall in love with them. I consider them to be movies that are romantic, but also have strong female characters. At first glance, the women seem to be dependent on men. Sometimes a man is behind the reasoning for them being or becoming such strong characters; nonetheless, all possess inner strength. These ...view middle of the document...

Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) is independent and kind-hearted. She meets a client (Richard Gere), and moves into his elaborate hotel suite. I like this movie is because Vivian earns the respect and admiration of many people because of her spirit. Even though she is a prostitute, she has more class than many of the other women in the movie. Parts of this movie are classic women versus women. At a Rodeo Drive clothing store, saleswomen refuse to let her shop even though she has money. They look at her with scorn because of the way she is dressed. When the client brings her back shopping, she goes to several stores. When finished shopping, she stops in the first store to show off all of her purchases. The look on the saleswomen’s faces is priceless as they realize the commission they could have made.
First Wives Club, starring Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, and Bette Midler, is about three old friends who get back together after the death of another friend. These women were dumped by the men in their lives for younger women. They were dependent on the men in their lives for many years before that occurred. The plot shows how they learned to work with each other and not measure their self-worth by their husbands. They get revenge on each ex-husband by using information against them to fund a center for abused women. This movie theme was definitely women versus men.
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, and Blonde, mainly has a women versus society theme. Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) finds out that her Chihuahua’s mother is being held in a cosmetic testing laboratory. She goes to Washington, D.C. to work for a senator (Sally...

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