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This is a rhetorical analysis on Michael Kimmel’s “Bro’s before Hos”. Kimmel argues that young men believe they must follow a unrealistic “Guy Code” based on. “Bros Before Hos”: The Guy Code. MICHAEL KIMMEL. 5. Accorsling to sociologist Michael Kimmel, “guys” – young men. ages sixteen to tucntij-sir represent a. Michael Kimmel. Winning is essential. Men are perpetually judged based on toys, women, and penis length. Never show emotion. Only losers.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Social psychologist, Robert Brannon, summarized the four rules of masculinity. They want to be known as powerful and as having control over every situation.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Posted by AmberP at 3: You are commenting using your Facebook account. It is interesting to trace it beefore and explore where these rules originated.

English “Bros Before Hos”: The Guy Code by Michael Kimmel

He uses example of young micael who coaches, dads, brothers, and friends have ridiculed them for showing any kind of emotion other then angry. I think Kimmel has hit the nail on the thr to why many men act in a macho and emotionless matter.


This site uses cookies. Newer Post Older Post Home. When a man has a baby boy, he raises that boy to be masculine and follow all of these unsaid rules. They will rarely show kindness or any form of compassion. Email required Address never made public. What makes men want to be powerful and so masculine?

The purpose is to relate this code to why young men act and feel the way they do, and how masculinity is perceived in culture. I have been friends with, and dated many men who have these traits and some who defy them.

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Towards the end of the article he uses cause and effect, which discusses the effect that the boy code has on men as they mature. This essay really opened my eyes guyy helped me realize that there is an unsaid list of rules that mostly all males follow. He has gone on to ask males all around the country what it means to be a man.

We can summarize from this list of varying responses that men want to be looked at as having no weaknesses or kichael. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Twitter account. It causes them to th up thinking that showing emotion is never ok, which in the long term makes it complicated to grow healthy relationships with others in life.


“Bros Before Hos”: The Guy Code

Then, Kimmel goes to ask, where do young men get these ideas? You are commenting using your WordPress.

In this essay, Kimmel explores the stereotypes of the genders, males in specific. As a guy if you step outside these rules you are opening yourself up to be called words such as gay and homo, which he believes for a young man is the ultimate put down of their masculinity; therefore, self.

The Guy Code is mihcael essay by Michael Kimmel. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Kimmel then goes on to explore what it means to be a man. Kimmel first uses michwel to explain what the guy code is all about.

Notify me of new comments via email. The boy code is no different then the guy code, it just starts at a younger age and teaches men to grow distant from their mothers, in order to brks up to be a man.

Who are they trying to impress?