In this essay, Kimmel explores the stereotypes of the genders, males in specific. Most of the women mainly say that being a women means you can be whatever you want to be. Kimmel then goes on to explore what it means to be a man. He has gone on to ask males all around the country what it means to be a man.
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April March February RSS Feed. English ePortfolio. He has written or edited many books on men and masculinity.
Guy code means masculinity. Also he lists four basic rules of masculinity which are summarized by psychologist-Robert Brannon. Then, Kimmel states that young men get these ideas from their male relatives or teachers. Besides, Kimmel talks about gender police. He says that our peers are a kind of gender police, who are ready to catch every movement containing a coded gender language. But sometimes, the so called guy code will lead to homophobia. At last, Kimmel states that boys are more prone to depression, suicidal behavior, than girls.
I believe with the ideas that Kimmel talks about. We always expect a man can get strong, rich and be aggressive. It is like a social expectation or a common sense. Although Guy Code may have been a guideline to make men stronger, it really can turn out to be a harmful idea in the end.
For example, boys may not be confident about whether they wear right or wrong. They may have homophobia. At last boys are more prone to depression and more fragile than girls. Thus, I think we should not over-judge a man by using so called guy code. Author Write something about yourself.
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`` Bros Before Hoes : The Guy Code `` By Michael Kimmel
April March February January All Bibliography Paraphrasing Reflection Summary. RSS Feed. English ePortfolio. In this short section from his book Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men, published in , Michael Kimmel would like to highlight how masculinity is brought about in a male through fear and not as a natural behavior. He introduces by talking about what women feel about being a woman.
April March February RSS Feed. English ePortfolio. He has written or edited many books on men and masculinity. Guy code means masculinity. Also he lists four basic rules of masculinity which are summarized by psychologist-Robert Brannon.
The Guy Code Analysis
The great question haunting our lifestyle journalists — are our daughters having healthy, empowering sex? One-fifth of all year-olds live with their parents. Young middle-class white men feel the relative decline in their status particularly acutely, Kimmel argues. Their privileges are under siege. Women compete with them in the work force. Formerly deferential minorities demand respect.
Guys do this to fit in. They want to be a part of the group that they think is cool and will follow. The not so Secret Code Imagine the world in which men could act feminine and women could act masculine without being judged. Now try and identify why this may never happen. Men and women are both taught at an early age what they can and cannot do because of what gender they were born as; they are markedly similar in this aspect.