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Nowa days the adolescent culture is strongly represented through the use of video clips One singer in particular Madonna can be seen as a cultural symbol She reflects females rights rebellion and sexuality This can strongly be seen in the video clip Like A Prayer Also in the clip cultural and religious issues are strongly challenged Through out the clip it conforms that women are the weaker sex This is shown through a variety of symbols Madonna mainly influences the older adolescents The new girl on the scene Sophie Ellis Bextors Clip Get Over You strongly represents the female adolescent culture There are lots of symbols throughout the clip representing the female culture It also comes across as the females being the weaker sex even though they dominated the video clip To most adolescent females Madonna can strongly be seen as a symbol of power This strongly comes through in the clip Like a prayer where she challenges Christianity In the video clip there are many startling images of several burning crosses on a lawn or a hill These crosses were in the background while Madonna was facing the camera and singing This strongly challenges religion and is showing her rebellion The crossed burning made me think that shes a very out spoken women who has a lot of nerve The cross is the symbol of Christianity Seeing the cross engulfed in fire which symbolizes a destructive force is very disturbing for anyone to see even if they are not Christian Because of Madonnas power over the adolescent culture I hope that Christians who view the clip do not see this as the right thing to do Throughout the clip cultural issues are conformed by seeing the abuse of the black man Madonna also challenges some of the issues presented to the viewer In one scene it shows a group of white men beating up a white women When the men run away
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