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  • Important Factor In Attractiveness And Beauty
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    Beauty Summary of The Biology of Beauty Many articles are written by modern psychologists and psychoanalysts that stress the importance of beauty in human and animal breeding as well as survival. One such article The Biology of Beauty suggests this importance and backs it up with many facts and figures as well as surveys on normal people. The article states many theories and hypotheses and also tries to explain why beauty plays such an important role in sexuality and power. What is beauty? Accor...
  • End The Beautiful Looking Princess
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    "Beauty and Splendor": The Ascribed Role of Princesses in Fairy Tales Fairy tales have long been known as stories told to entertain children. Throughout the years, these stories have been passed along from one generation to the next as a method of teaching historical and moral lessons. However, we often do not give adequate attention to the stereotypes created with the common motifs in these tales. More often than not, fairy tales are based upon royalty and young women in fairy tales are obligat...
  • Internal And External Beauty
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    Internal and external beauty are both very important in our society. To be beautiful internally means to have a kind heart and be understanding. To be beautiful externally means to be beautiful on the outside such as having a nice figure and an attractive smile. Internal beauty is important because beyond looks, it is your personality that is noticed. External beauty is important because it is your attractive figure that brings notice to someone's great personality or external beauty. To me, int...
  • China's Beauty Sector
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    Within 21 years, from 1983 to 2004, the sales volume of China's beauty businesses has increased 260 times, according to the country's first annual report on the beauty sector, recently released by Chinese economists. While the traditional beauty sector in China refers mainly to such services as hairdressing, massage and face-lifts by medical means, the modern beauty sector expands to cover the areas of beauty-related education and marketing, the production and research of cosmetics and related i...
  • Standard Of Beauty
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    Two or Three Things I Know For Sure Allison illuminates the fact that we as women must appreciate each other and our beauty before we can truly cherish other forms of beauty around us. "Two or three things know for sure, and one of them is that of we are not beautiful to each other, we cannot know beauty in any form" (86). We are so conditioned to see female beauty as what men see as beautiful, that we don't even know what it means to us. If we can get to the point where women feel beautiful eve...
  • Ficino's Study Of Christian Doctrine
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    This article discusses the philosophies of Marsilio Ficino and how they influenced many famous people like Lorenzo de' Medici and Sandro Botticelli. Ficino was a great Neoplatonism philosopher who worked under Cosimo de' Medici. Lorenzo and Marsilio 'shared the belief that a unity between spirit and beauty could be achieved through the admiration of Venus. ' (33) Lorenzo encouraged Ficino's study of Christian doctrine. While studying this Christian doctrine and interpreting platonic thought Fici...
  • Soft Green Hills
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    The vivid memory of the Nebraska plains never leaves me. I can return to this place at any moment. I close my eyes and take a deep breath. My lungs are filled with the clean and pure air, a welcome change from the thick hazy air of the outside world. I am alone with only my thoughts and emotions to keep me company. The summer breeze, warm upon my face is filled with the sweet smell of the tall billowing grass. Soft green hills surround me. I am not certain where they begin or where they end. Far...
  • Masque Of Beauty
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    There are other motives in "Masque of Beauty" can be found, as well. Such as drawing parallels between England and ancient Rome. But we cannot think of it as something innovative, as the referrals to the Roman times became very common, ever since the spirit of Renaissance started to affect more and more writers and philosophers. Still, it is the healthy spirit of his nation having a bigger mission then simply enriching itself, which makes the works of Jonson truly unique. The masque "Humenaie" c...
  • Surrounding Beauty
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    How do you explain the world to a person that is blind? How do you define the beauty of the surroundings to someone who has never seen beauty? How do you describe a painting such as "The Seine with the Pont de la Grande Fatte"? "The Seine with the Pont de la Grande Fatte" Imagine, it's a Sunday evening, You and that someone special in your life decide to take a romantic boat ride on the beautiful Seine River in Italy. The water is perfect for rowing. Just as you arrive the sun is beginning to se...
  • Inner And Outer Beauty
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    What is beauty? An omnipresent characteristic, beauty has stolen the eyes of today's youth. As every body knows that inner beauty is considered to be more important than outer beauty. Though, it's obvious that inner beauty is the need of humanity, yet the younger generation nowadays, tend to they waste too much of their precious time on outer beauty rather than inner beauty. This matter is considered to be one of the main problems in our society. I want to discuss a part of them base on what I k...
  • Beautiful Lenore
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    The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe is a poem about the human thirst for self-torture. The narrator is trying to find relief "surcease of sorrow" from his grief at the death of his love, Lenore. Beauty and grief are only slightly removed from each other; they both have the capacity to move a man to tears. This poem uses symbolism to describe beauty and inevitability. Inevitability, that is what "The Raven" symbolizes. The dark and gloomy appearance of the raven helps to lend to the sense of inevitabili...
  • First Social History Of American Beauty Culture
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    You American Beauty American Beauty You can never be too thin or too rich, said the Duchess of Windsor. She might have added "or too pretty. ' What psychologists call the "attractiveness stereotype' is so strong that beauty is literally equated with goodness. Good-looking people are not only preferred for dates, friendships and jobs, they " re believed to have more intelligence and integrity. It goes without saying that the beauty bias is even more powerful and universal for women. Beautiful wom...
  • Eating Shame And Thriftless Praise By Shakespeare
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    Sonnet 2 In Sonnet 2, Shakespeare stresses to his lover that beauty will not last, and that it is selfish and foolish for anyone not to prepare for the loss of beauty and youth by having a child to carry on unsurpassed beauty. The sonnet can be cynically seen as Shakespeare's attempt to get his lover to sleep with him rather than as a lesson in living life. In the first quatrain Shakespeare says that later on, your youth will be worthless. The greatness of your youth, admired by everyone now, wi...
  • Beauty And The Beast
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    Beauty and the Beast-by d. n. In history fairy tales have been geared to adults and not children. For this reason, many of our history's fairy tales have lost their original perspectives. During the seventeenth century, fairy tales were changed so that children could understand them. Many of the stories contained educational or moral values which adults believed were good for their children to learn. Beauty and the Beast is probably one of the most famous fairy tales that was ever created. There...
  • Role Of Beauty's Father
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    Megan Hull Jerry Coats English 1301 16 October 00 Madame Le Prince De Beaumont wrote, ? A merchant was extremely rich, and since he was a sensible man, he spared no expense upon their education, but gave them all kinds of tutors.? The father cares about his daughters, but he too still has to have his own life. What is the role of the father? In Madame Le Prince De Beaumont's version of Beauty and the Beast, the role of the father is to prepare his daughters for the future, and eventually he had ...
  • Great Pleasure In Their Inner Beauty
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    Beauty is so easily overrated. An omnipresent characteristic, beauty has stolen the eye of today's youth. Gone are the days where a person's inner beauty accounted for so much more then his / her outer beauty. Where how you styled the eloquence in your conversations mattered more then how you styled your hair. What is it about beauty that drives everyone to possess but a fraction of it? In the end, it all comes down to acceptance. People think that once they are beautiful, their friends, their p...

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