How Media Techniques Create Stereotypes in Freaks and GeeksTake a expression once more at high school stereotypes through the short lived telecasting series from the late 90’s. Freaks and Geeks. Based on the pilot episode of Freaks and Geeks. media techniques are used efficaciously to picture the different stereotypes in high school. The camera shots & A ; motions are used adequately to demo the power of the toughs and the failing of the victims.
For illustration. when Sam Weir is approached by Alan ( the bully ) . at tiffin. the camera is pointed upwards towards Alan’s face to do him look bigger and scarier while the camera would be pointed down on Sam’s face doing him seem smaller and inferior to Alan ( Kasdan 1999 ) .
This illustration shows effectual usage of media techniques by utilizing camera shootings because the audience can easy picture the two different stereotypes. the bully and the geek. Another manner that media techniques are used efficaciously is through the usage of puting.
For case. the “freaks” of the show are shown hanging around the terrace which is a dirty and have on down country separated from the field and other pupils ( Kasdan 1999 ) . This is a clear manner for the audience to see the difference from the regular pupils and the “freaks” hence doing this media technique effectual. These two techniques show how Freaks and Geeks uses media techniques efficaciously to exemplify the stereotypes one might see in high school. Using media techniques such as camera shootings and puting efficaciously is a undertaking that Freaks and Geeks has accomplished to portray different high school stereotypes.Plants Cited“Pilot. ” Freaks and Geeks: The Complete Series.
Writ. Paul Feig. Dir.
Jake Kasdan. DreamWorks. 1999. DVD.