Representation
National and Regional Identity
National Identity
• Representations of National Identity are
reinforced and embedded in our culture
• Our own identity is ...
Task
• Think of some nations and their stereotypical
character traits?
• Flags and strips. These become iconic and
carry connotations of hope and pride.
• Supporters are represented as emotiona...
Regional Identity
• Like NATIONAL IDENITITY, REGIONAL IDENTITY
tends to be defined by characteristics that are
recognized ...
Example
• ‘Essex girls’ are represented in news articles
and television comedy programmes as having
a lack of intelligence...
Watch the following clips and take
notes
What is the representation of in the clip?
How is this constructed?
How has the c...
Local News
• Find a regional newspaper online
• What is the headline story?
• How is this REPRESENTING the area?
• What o...
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National and regional identity

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - National and regional identity

  • 1. Representation National and Regional Identity
  • 2. National Identity • Representations of National Identity are reinforced and embedded in our culture • Our own identity is often defined by our difference in relation to other nations • Our perception of other nations is often stereotypical character traits • Example: The French are good cook’s
  • 3. Task • Think of some nations and their stereotypical character traits?
  • 4. • Flags and strips. These become iconic and carry connotations of hope and pride. • Supporters are represented as emotional and proud of their national identity. • Trailers for sporting events often feature iconic landmarks and other elements of national identity and culture.
  • 5. Regional Identity • Like NATIONAL IDENITITY, REGIONAL IDENTITY tends to be defined by characteristics that are recognized outside of that region. • The representation is built up through repetition and focuses on – ACCENT – DIALECT – CUSTOMS
  • 6. Example • ‘Essex girls’ are represented in news articles and television comedy programmes as having a lack of intelligence and low moral standards What do you call an Essex girl with half a brain? Gifted. What do Essex girls use for protection during sex? Bus shelters.
  • 7. Watch the following clips and take notes What is the representation of in the clip? How is this constructed? How has the clip been mediated? How does this create a regional representation?
  • 8. Local News • Find a regional newspaper online • What is the headline story? • How is this REPRESENTING the area? • What other REPRESENTATIONS are on the site?