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How is British culture represented within Little Britain?

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In this essay I will be exploring how British culture is represented in the series Little Britain. Little Britain is a well known sketch comedy that is comprised of mainly two characters; Matt Lucas and David Williams. The title is known to have been derived from a combination of 'Little England' and 'Great Britain'. The first character that I chave chosen to analyse is Vicky Pollard. Obviously, alike with all of the characters that are featured in Little Britiain, this character is fictional, but one may say that this character is used to portray the 'average chavvy teenager'. For example, she will (usually) always try to integrate her extremely well known phrases ("Don't go giving me evils!","Yeah but no but yeah but no but...", "Shut up! ...read more.

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sterotyped all though of whom fall into that catagory to have low expectations life, which, in fact, may only effect a small minorty; those who truely think this perception dictated by Vicky is correct. We can put this through to real life situations too; for example a survey was infact conducted that shows (in Britain), one person is the top 5 rich list, actually has a degree of some variance, which slightly backs up my point. For example, the infamous Richard Branson dropped out of school at 16 without any qualifications to his name, but that did not change his view of the world, and was just used as a sriving force to make sure that he got where he wanted to. Some may not agree that he came from a poor working class family, but leaving (and subsequently dropping) ...read more.

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receive, or two, he can't "come out of the closet" about his true feelings to is using this type of violent notions to mask what's really going on, in my opinon.He has other well known cathcprases including: "I'll have another Bacardi and Coke please Myfanwy", "Oh it's so hard being the only gay in the village", "Oh Myfanwy there just aren't any other gays round here". This all show that he is in denial about his true feeling, and thhey conflict what is actually going on. He is or has been biased in to beliving that just because he is gay, he will be restricting from getting on with his life, and doing the average day-to-day activity. For example he belives, specificially because he is gay, that he will be unable to get a job and therefore is currently unemployed. ...read more.

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