Amanda: I think I'm gonna pass. Marc: You're not passing. I'm not going to stag, hag. Amanda: You'll have to buy your own beer, queer. Marc: You can't just ditch, bi- Amanda: Oh shut up!
Amanda: Who cares about carbs when you're from Queens, right?
Marc: When did catwalk become fatwalk?
Amanda: Keep working- a little more overtime and you can switch to invisalines.
Amanda: I can bearly leave the house with an out-of-season handbag and you show up on a daily basis looking like a yard sale and you don't care. Its like you were genetically engineered without the fear gene.
The term 'representation' is one of the many key areas in Media and Cultural studies in relation to the concept of identity and how it is formed.
Representation refers to the way people, places etc are portrayed, especially in context of the media and how they are viewed by the audience, which is us. Because they are representations, this means therefore that characters and people on TV and film are branded, shaped, dressed and shown as they are on screen by the producers. In studying these representations, we are decoding them and then drawing on a range of meanings- be it fictional or real;...
As a television show, Ugly Betty has been a worldwide success. From its original columbian telenovela: 'Betty Le Fea', the show has spanned various international versions of this comedy. The most well known incarnation that is televised in the Western world is the US's Ugly Betty.
But what attracts viewers and fans especially to Ugly Betty per se isn't just the humour and the drama aspects of this series but the characters, storylines and situations.
These characters, storylines, situations all deal with and explore themes and concepts relating to culture and identity.