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How and why has the image of pirates been distorted through time?. (Heinz, Ted). (“Pirate Picture Cards”). Buccaneers History. Driven away from life of hunting Most moved to Caribbean Lived off the land and live stalk. (Beej). Buccaneers Image. Burly, dirty, hard living men

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how and why has the image of pirates been distorted through time
How and why has the image of pirates been distorted through time?

(Heinz, Ted)

(“Pirate Picture Cards”)

buccaneers history
Buccaneers History
  • Driven away from life of hunting
  • Most moved to Caribbean
  • Lived off the land and live stalk

(Beej)

buccaneers image
Buccaneers Image
  • Burly, dirty, hard living men
  • Walt Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean, resemble Buccaneers

(Cinemenium.com)

privateer history
Privateer History
  • Privateer-a kind of independent nautical mercenary,commissioned by a government to attack ships of an enemy nation in exchange for a piece of the spoils
  • Letter of Marque
  • Took advantage of opportunities to make a profit
  • Big problem in the 1700's, reason for popularity of piracy

(Robert,Kirrily)

privateer image
Privateer Image
  • Considered heros
  • Respectable men
  • Captain Hook
  • Not dress up unless for battle or when docking
  • Captain Barbosa, hat and dress

(Monkystuff)

(Emrelebleb)

corsairs history
Corsairs History
  • Much like Privateers
  • Religious
  • Christians Vs. Muslims
  • Took control over triad routes

(Skipwith, Ashley)

corsairs image
Corsairs Image
  • Very different from seamen and pirates because of location and culture
  • Why not popular in movies?
  • Khair ad-Din also known as Barbarossa

(Vallar, Cindy)

clothing
Clothing
  • Landsmen-long waist coat, over knee breeches
  • Seamen-short blue jacket checked shirt, ether long canvas trousers or baggy breeches, red scarves
  • Hard labour on board

(www.geociteis.co.jp/.../8926/mar/n-person.html)

(“waistcoat”)

(National Park Service Museum Collection)

stereotype
Stereotype
  • Associated with parrots, cutlass, eye patches and wooden legs
  • Some characters in movies clean cut and bad guys dirty
  • Personality

(Simchton, Thomas)

treasure island long john silver
Treasure IslandLong John Silver
  • “His left leg was cut off close by the hip, and under the left shoulder he carried a crutch...” (Stevenson 79).
  • One case of peg leg, considered a handicap, not proper to complete work duties
  • Bird

(Blindkat Publishers)

goonies
Goonies
  • One-Eyed Willy
  • Treasure Map
  • Booby traps

(Movies)

peter pan
Peter Pan
  • Captain Hook
  • Captain Hook's dress
  • Captain Hook's Image

(Gasoline Alley Antiques)

romantic image
Romantic Image
  • Pirates of the Carribbean
  • Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom

(unreel)

fascination with pirates
Fascination with Pirates
  • Fantasy
  • Urge to escape reality
  • Cowboys, superheroes, heart throbs, movie stars
  • Entertainment

(Lubbackmusic)

music
Music
  • “Weird Beard” by Mad Caddies
  • “the only thing that you'll finds the back side of me hand”
  • “Pirate Song” by The Frustrators

(www.allmusic.com)

(www.thefrustrators,com)

pirate fashion
Pirate Fashion
  • Skull and crossbones are a fad
  • No clear role for teenagers in American culture
  • Pirate-like images give youth room to be different and make a statement

(www.hottopic.com)

conclusion
Conclusion

(Angle Fire)