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By Charlotte Christina Fink

This research involves a qualitative cultural movie research of unmarried ladies characters in six modern US-American video clips published among 1999 and 2008. at the one hand, the focus is the evaluate of personality portrayals and their embedding into their daily lives. at the different, it specializes in the correlation among age, gender, and marital prestige. effects exhibit that an acknowledgement of alternative forms of unmarried older ladies turns out everyday, but additionally show a dominance of hetero-normativity. it's concluded that Hollywood bargains a so known as counter international of unmarried ladies and getting older, rather with reference to socio-economic traces, well-being, and an energetic getting older procedure the place one could glance ‘younger’.

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