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Ideal Superhero Body: Under the Influence of Western and Asian Masculinity

Rina, Ratna Cahaya (2016) Ideal Superhero Body: Under the Influence of Western and Asian Masculinity. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Thought, 5 (5). ISSN 2156-6992

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Abstract

The aim of the study is to have a sufficient understanding regarding the character image of the Javanese superhero called Arjuna-that is how the respondents visualize Arjuna–a character of a local superhero (Indonesia). As in practice, it is found that the imagery of Arjuna appeared to be contrast; it is neither similar to Western masculinity superhero nor to Manga superhero characters. Even though there is an influx of media exposure from Western and Non-Western superhero, however, the image of the hero does not excessively look like manga or overly muscular.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 700 Arts and Recreation > 770 Photography, Computer Art, Film, Video > 777 Cinematography and Videography (Incl. Animation; Animated cartoons)
Divisions: Fakultas Seni dan Desain > Program Studi Desain Komunikasi Visual
Depositing User: mr admin umn
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2021 02:40
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2021 02:40
URI: http://kc.umn.ac.id/id/eprint/18998

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