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(Un)loveable monsters: representations of bisexual women as monstruous in audiovisual fiction

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dc.contributor.author Arévalo Trigo, Andrea
dc.date.accessioned 2022-01-19T10:52:27Z
dc.date.available 2022-01-19T10:52:27Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/52259
dc.description Premi ex aequo al millor TFM en gènere del bienni 2019-2020
dc.description Treball de fi de Màster Estudis Internacionals sobre Mitjans, Poder i Diversitat. Curs 2020-2021
dc.description Tutora: Mercè Oliva
dc.description.abstract Otherness is an essential element in identity politics. Hegemonic discourses created under the heteropatriarchy situate bisexual women as the Other in terms of gender identity and sexual orientation. This study focuses on unveiling the relations between biphobic and sexist stereotypes, and the representation of bisexual women as monstruous on audiovisual fictions. By taking categories of gender and sexuality, as well as theories from film studies, the depiction of emotions and the body are studied in regards to representation. The concept of hunger is used to control the dissident body, and the depiction of violence and anger criminalize (what are considered to be) improper emotions for women. Moreover, mental instability is related to bisexuality because of the implications it has for the mono and heterosexual system. The monstrous depiction of this identity is fetichizized and the bisexual woman is turned into an object that cannot be loved, only desired.
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject.other Treball de fi de màster - Curs 2019-2021
dc.title (Un)loveable monsters: representations of bisexual women as monstruous in audiovisual fiction
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.subject.keyword Bisexuality
dc.subject.keyword Women
dc.subject.keyword Queerness
dc.subject.keyword Media studies
dc.subject.keyword Stereotypes
dc.subject.keyword Body
dc.subject.keyword Emotions
dc.subject.keyword Monstrousness
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess

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