My character, Miss Torso
My character. Miss Torso is surpassing and full of life. She has a passion for dancing and it finds a manner into every facet of her life. She dances whilst doing breakfast and entertains male invitees as it is extremely diverting. The enthusiasm I embody can non be faked and is clearly seen in the gap scenes. Hitchcock. my manager manipulates my character and her personality to be overtly sexualised and strictly for the screening of male opposite numbers.
I resent the portraiture of my character holding to trust on the fondness of work forces to be happy. Yes. I enjoy the company and the amusement they provide but I do non necessitate it to last or to happen felicity. Not merely are the adult females in the movie presented as extremely attractive and submissive to work forces. they are given the stereotype of adult females being destitute and reliant on work forces. However if you look closely at the movie you will see that if it weren’t for the adult females. the enigma of the slaying would ne’er hold been uncovered.
Crucial female characters found many hints. pieced together the events within the offense and risked their lives with perfectly no acknowledgment. Lisa. who could hold had a strong relationship with Miss Torso given the chance could hold helped foster the probe. With the apprehension that the genre relies to a great extent on these stereotypes to recognize offense fiction they should be re-evaluated as the times have changed.
Womans have fought unrelentingly to achieve rights and equality which should be represented within this movie. I feel my character was simply a device for Hitchcock to represent his subjects of voyeurism and adult females being the topic of the male regard. As even her name is characterised after her organic structure it highlights the stereotype that adult females are merely at pacify the male opposite numbers. My portion within the movie is that of being a doppelganger to Lisa. I highlight the traits of an attractive female in this clip period.
These being that without a adult male you are lost and that your felicity depends entirely on the comfort and trust that a adult male provides. With this I find utterly absurd as both Lisa and I live by ourselves and pull off our lives to our satisfaction. The fondness I receive from males by entertaining are all for my pleasance. In the movie nevertheless this is non how it is portrayed ; instead than for my amusement and independency it is depicted as my trust on work forces. I resent this portraiture as it is far from what I feel.
This all returns back to the slaying of Mrs Thorwald. The premise is made that she was a whinging married woman that was bedridden and could non execute the day-to-day responsibilities that are expected therefore taking to her slaying. The whole construct of matrimony is burdened with negative intensions throughout the movie. Even the newlywed twosome who are blissfully on their honeymoon depict this when at the terminal of the movie the hubby is seen looking out the window with distain towards his married woman.
It is about seen as acceptable that the married woman is murdered as non even the professional investigator will take the instance earnestly. My character portrays a adult female reliant of work forces with her quality of life being wholly due to male engagement. This is a immense misunderstanding of the strong. independent and magnetic adult female that she really is. These traits need to be highlighted instead than subverted as a agency of stressing the subject of females being capable to the male regard.