Hi there,On the process of the completion of the paper. Will be sending it after few hours... :)
“The Wire”: Old Cases” Blog: Mascuinity, Homosexuality, and Black Men
In “The Wire: Old Cases”, the old cases involves are having frustrations in reviewing the
old piles but in its process discovering new information that can be helpful in solving the cases,
the retiring people such as Detective Mahon, some involves personal life such as McNulty’s
failed marriage and being genius in his work, and other old cases are bureaucratic. Herc
portrayed a character showing physicality who loves power and ready to convert this power to
strong physical activities or actions. Carver also represents humdrum aggressions of police.
Sydnor is a member of the law enforcement poses as worthy investigator and Daniels represented
his masculinity by showing that he knows the position that he is representing. The episode shows
men’s’ masculinity that is used in vain due to their failure to remove the stuck desk in the
doorway because they are pushing each other in opposite ways.
The characters in this episode represent the African American reflecting the racial
demographics of Baltimore and depicting its masculinity. The Wire depicts the racialized
violence as well as the offensive black’s sexual lives due to the consequences, sexual
nonconformity, and social complications (DeClue, J. n.d.). Realism has been used critically in
countering the racist depictions of the life of blacks through sexuality that becomes more
productive in establishing the truth of black men’s lives.
The mutilation of the involved in the lynching inflicted damaging psychological effect to
Black men wher...