scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 615
Subject Showgirls and Present day Gender Role Construction Showgirls is a definite backlash to the typical womans role in society It is very interesting to me that a movie with this message is set in a normally deviant setting when it is trying to portray the strength of a woman I feel this is the reason that many woman did not see the film They are offended disgusted and maybe even a little jealous of strippers Strippers are able to be in control of the customers at all times They have the power to switch the standard gender roles For a moment I thought differently when Nomi was forced to give a lap dance but she turned the situation around when she gained part control over Crystals man I admire the character Nomi for her strong will but I am also disgusted by her She uses every single woman stereotype to get her way She flirts constantly wears skimpy or no clothing she sleeps with Crystals man as a retaliation toward a woman who has more prestige than herself and many times during the movie she showed a definite fake lack of intelligence around the opposite sex I was also offended that every single scene with two woman in it was filled with so many lesbian connotations During scenes with Nomi and Molly Nomi was batting her eyelashes constantly at Molly She even came on to Crystal at times to try and gain power in the dance world It was not relatable to anyone at all except for perhaps the Las Vegas dancers who have experienced this type of life The men in Showgirls definitely had control over the women There was no reversal in standard gender roles in these clubs The men
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA