Analyze Portlandia’s “What About Men” a satirical comedy skit that makes an argument about a social/cultural issue that it seeks to change or question (feminism, equality/equal rights, progress).
Find and analyze the persuasive and satirical tactics used in the video, and provide SPECIFIC examples from the video to illustrate how they are used.
Look at some of the messages/ideas brought up in the video (how progressiveness can potentially create disadvantages/hardship for men, the fragilness of toxic masculinity) and argue whether these messages are accurate based on your research.
Video link: https://youtu.be/z6IhNcnLwiw OR https://vimeo.com/186056051
Discuss at least TWO messages found in “What About Men”.
Discuss the IMPORTANCE and CONTEXT of the message at the time the video was made (2016)- feminism, women rights, president elect Hilary Clinton.
Discuss at least TWO persuasive and/or satirical tactics.