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  1. Chloe Delgado and Lauren Todd

  2. Characters/Actors • Victor Vargas- Victor Rasuk • ‘Juicy’ Judy Gonzalez- Judy Marte • Melonie- Melonie Diaz • Grandma- Altagracia Guzman • Nino Vargas- Silvestre Rasuk • Vicki de la Cruz- Krystal Rodriguez

  3. Victor and Masculinity • Suave/smooth • Ladies man/cocky • Tough • Papi chulo • Homophobic • Peer pressure • Head of household • Bully

  4. “You haven’t been with a man till you been with me” - Victor Vargas

  5. Victor defying Masculinity • Sensitive • Insecure • Submissive

  6. “You’re so easy to see through it’s embarrassing.” - Judy Marte

  7. Juicy Judy defying gender role • Strong • Independent • Tough/feisty • Uninterested in men • Reserved/Standoffish

  8. Grandma • Conservative/religious • Strong willed • Nurturing • Untrusting/strict

  9. ““Why you introduce *men* to your sister?” - Grandma

  10. Vicky de la Cruz • Bold/mouthy • Prideful/tough • Tough exterior

  11. Melonie & Harold vs. Judy & Victor • Because of her confidence and knowledge of her desirability, she resists many of the guys that hit on her including Victor. • Judy can see how he hides behind a façade. • Because of her low self-esteem gave into Harold’s flirtatious ways. • Harold is more genuine than Victor is

  12. Peer Pressure • Victor • “Look at Papi, how many wives he have? Like four or five. How many half-brothers we have? A lot. See what I'm saying? He's a player, man.” -Victor • Judy and Melonie • Nino

  13. Religion

  14. Sex/Intimacy • Movie begins with sexual encounter • For male characters, • For female characters, • Movie ends with intimacy not a sexual conquest

  15. Friendships • Victor and Harold • Judy and Melonie • Vicky and Carlos

  16. Insecurity/Pride • Insecurities within all the main young characters • Melonie • Victor • Nino • Vicky

  17. In conclusion, • Most the characters change; • Victor • Judy • Melonie • Vicky • Family dynamic changes

  18. Bibliography • http://cineforoteorema.wordpress.com/2007/08/ • http://dailytrends.net/id-victor%20vargas.html • http://www.availableimages.com/movies/2003/raising-victor-vargas/pictures-raising-victor-vargas_pph_1.html • http://www.reelingreviews.com/raisingvictorvargaspic.jpg • http://www.math.nyu.edu/~neylon/movies/rvv/rvv1.jpg • http://www.theage.com.au/ffxImage/urlpicture_id_1066631498693_2003/10/22/marte_rasuk2310,0.jpg • http://www.cinescene.com/shari/images/vargas4.jpg • http://www.theoneliner.com/img/sm/030926_raisingvictorvargas03.jpg