Today the theory is still being studied and expanded with other new variables added to it. It has been revisited many times over the last few years and it has become more developed. Not only is used for examining crime show but children s...
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...ildren to adults and includes any race or gender. An interesting topic to further this theory would examine female roles in science fiction horror films. Women have always been in the background of men throughout history. In older films, they did not play much of a part because they were seen as a sex object. Like in Soylent Green (1973), the women were addressed as furniture and nothing more. As time passed on actress seemed to get bigger roles and most of these changes were due to the cultural change in the society. For example, Becky the women from Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) was one of the last to survive because she worked hard and still fitted the mother role. Applying the cultivation theory and taking a closer look at the female roles it would be engaging to see if the roles did change and if the women viewers were influenced by these changes.
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