Posts Tagged With Tropes in the Media

The Goth Trope

Many people’s first if not only introduction to the goth subculture is through popular media. While it can be exciting for the subculture to receive any recognition, the representation is often stereotypical and stigmatized. There are a few ways that goths are usually portrayed in pop culture, so I have compiled three examples that portray…

Pussyhats as a Trope

     Two women from the same knitting circle, with a shared passion for women’s rights, started the Pussyhat Project to solve both a need to stay warm during the Women’s March in Washington D.C., which occurred on January 21, 2017, and to create a sense of solidarity for those in attendance at the march…