Recently, there was a Peloton advertisement that received a lot of mixed reviews, but most of them were negative. This is a three-part assignment.
Using the theory and background information about Peloton discussed in class, write an essay, in which you argue that the Peloton advertisement was sexist and dystopian. In your essay, you must include the theory and any pertinent information about Peloton discussed in class.
Anything referenced to this assignment is fair game to use. You may use other sources as well. There is no minimum or maximum number of sources to use. You can use MLA or APA format.
The minimum number of required pages for this assignment is 3 pages. However, you can always go over.
Write a press release acting as the president of Peloton, in which you discuss the negative reviews of the Christmas advertisement.
Write a proposal to the president of Peloton, responding to his directive to create another commercial to counter the negative publicity of the Christmas advertisement and the spoof commercial. This is to be an internal memo.
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Books That Might Help You
Corrigan, T. (2010). A short guide to writing about film (7th ed.). Pearson Longman.
Journal Articles That Might Help You
Allwood, E. H. (2017, January 3). Why we still need John Berger’s Ways of Seeing. https://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/34166/1/why-we-still-need-ways-of-seeing-john-berger
Calder-Dawe, O., & Gavey, N. (2016). Jekyll and Hyde revisited: Young people’s constructions of feminism, feminists and the practice of “reasonable feminism.” Feminism & Psychology, 26(4), 487–507. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959353516660993
Cooper, B. (2000). “Chick Flicks” as Feminist Texts: The Appropriation of the Male Gaze in Thelma & Louise. Women’s Studies in Communication, 23(3), 277. https://doi.org/10.1080/07491409.2000.11735771
Jones, S. C., & Reid, A. (2011). Sex and Sexism in Australian Alcohol Advertising: (Why) Are Women More Offended than Men?. Contemporary Management Research, 7(3). https://doi.org/10.7903/cmr.9567
Ogletree, S. M., Diaz, P., & Padilla V. (2019). What is feminism? College students’ definitions and correlates. Current Psychology, 38, 1576-1589. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-017-9718-1
Parsons, D. (2005). Almost Feminist: Truth, the Trope of the Writer, and the Male Gaze in Almost Famous. Taboo: The Journal of Culture & Education, 9(1), 43–53. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=fyh&AN=18382527&site=ehost-live&scope=site