Posts Tagged With nurses

Tropes in the Media: Doctors and Nurses

  In the media, doctors and nurses are used to depict periods of war and chaos; It has ranged from both world wars– to today during the Coronavirus pandemic. While doctors and nurses fulfill the same role in healthcare, they often juxtapose each other. Doctors are used for acting as the role of a confident…

Tropes: Nurses

Nurses  Whether it is guardian on the battlefront, or vixen in the emergency room, the representation of the nurse has changed and developed over time to reflect the different ideas of nurses, like gender roles and norms, as well as healthcare and medicine.   Cigarette Advertisement  Here is an advertisement from 1932 for Camel cigarettes featuring a nurse. The very…