Thursday, January 2, 2020

Racial Inequality And Mathew Weiner s Smart Yet Subtle...

A lot has been made of Mad Men’s take on the period’s fashion and culture. From the ad agency, the alcoholism to beards, racial inequality and Mathew Weiner’s smart yet subtle dialogue. His AMC drama uses setting to bolster character, and character to bring to light many predominant themes. One of the show’s distinctive qualities is its tendency to use side characters in order to underline the show’s thematic goals. This has mainly been applicable when with Mad Men‘s queer characters. Where a less complex show might utilize a homosexual character randomly, the queers on this show reflect an evolution which reflects the changing of the society as a whole. In this way, everyone from season one’s quiet and â€Å"in-the-closet† Sal to Season 6’s more aggressive Bob Benson drives viewers forward through a quickly changing, and increasingly sexual time. (I watched ahead.) The year was 1960 when we met Salvatore Romano, but 1950s standards and values remain attached to the new decade. Initially, Sal is a gentle giant closet case who claims to have never had sex with a man. Over three seasons, he keeps up his â€Å"straight† faà §ade by dating and marrying, then has his first gay sexual experience but maintains his position at Sterling Cooper until Lee Garner Jr., a client, propositions him. Sal is fired when he refuses Lee’s advances and in his last scene, he calls his wife from a pay phone. Behind him, a small crowd of seemingly gay men head for undergrowth of trees, the image suggests aShow MoreRelatedManagement Course: Mba−10 General Management215330 Words   |  862 Pagesand other assets that were once the primary management emphasis. This profitability and growth also entails their integration with the effectiveness of a company’s human strengths, customer and supplier relationships, brand names and technology, and sm arts of knowledge and intellect. Most important, this profitability and growth means the successful implementation of these leading-edge initiatives in hands-on organization wide actions that provide measurable competitive advantage on a continuing basis

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