• Body Image Action Figures
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    Body Image Millions of Americans women and men have a secret obsession. They " re obsessed with how they look, who wouldnt like a flatter stomach They worry that their thighs are too flabby, their breasts are too small, their arms are too scrawny, their face is too chubby, their body build is too small any body part can become the focus of this obsession. Quite obviously, most people care about how they look. I have found that most of these insecurities are a prodigy of media: television, magazi...
  • Barbie Doll Life Girl Fit
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    Barbie Doll – Trying To Fit The Barbie Doll – Trying To Fit The Mold Trying to fit the mold Marge Piercy s poem Barbie Doll is an illustration of the pressure that is put on today s women. Young girls are expected to look and act a certain way that is dictated by an unwritten set of rules of our society. Girls are taught very early in life what is expected of them. They are given dolls, miniature household appliances and wee lipsticks the color of cherry candy (4) as toys, preparing ...