Representations of Femininity-The Sitcom.

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In the 1950’s, I Love Lucy, starring Lucille Ball, was one of (if not) the first sitcoms based around a female character ever to be shown on T.V. Watch the following clips, paying attention to the characterisation of female (as well as male) actors. Compare this to the representation of female characters we see in Sex and the City. What has changed? Has anything remained consistent?


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