What do you think of character stereotypes?

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#1 Posted by CHOASXIII (14696 posts) -

What I am asking is: What do you think of character stereotypes? As in books, movies, games, and otherwise. Like how if a certain character is an underground dweller they automatically end up being evil most of the time instead of turning that stereotype around to a more positive light. 

My second question is: What would you like to see in the future to break these character stereotypes? 

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#2 Posted by dave123321 (35355 posts) -
Like the mole people?
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#3 Posted by CHOASXIII (14696 posts) -

Like the mole people?dave123321

Sure. What if the mole people were actually kind hearted loving people and the people above were psychos with the intent of destroying all?

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#4 Posted by dave123321 (35355 posts) -

[QUOTE="dave123321"]Like the mole people?CHOASXIII

Sure. What if the mole people were actually kind hearted loving people and the people above were psychos with the intent of destroying all?

I see a lot of role reversion in media. Though also a lot of stereotypes as well.
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#5 Posted by CHOASXIII (14696 posts) -

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[QUOTE="dave123321"]Like the mole people?dave123321

Sure. What if the mole people were actually kind hearted loving people and the people above were psychos with the intent of destroying all?

I see a lot of role reversion in media. Though also a lot of stereotypes as well.

At times there is but it would be interesting to see more of these stereotype molds broken and new territories explored. 

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#6 Posted by indzman (27735 posts) -

I really hated when they made stifler the good guy in American Pie Reunion. He was good as a stereotyped bad guy in all previous American Pie movies lol.

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#7 Posted by CHOASXIII (14696 posts) -

I really hated when they made stifler the good guy in American Pie Reunion. He was good as a stereotyped bad guy in all previous American Pie movies lol.

indzman

Well I guess that's an example of bad reverse stereotyping. 

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#8 Posted by Stinger78 (5845 posts) -

[QUOTE="dave123321"]Like the mole people?CHOASXIII

Sure. What if the mole people were actually kind hearted loving people and the people above were psychos with the intent of destroying all?

A good example of that are the "Prairie People" in the 80's animated show Bravestarr.