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  • Moment The Three Girls Queenie
    961 words
    There are days that it would be nice outside and I'll go out for a walk; I'd either go to the park up the block, the Bodega (a Spanish grocery store) at the corner, or a friend's house. I would walk down the sidewalk and it's like I'm a famous person or an expensive car the way guys around me would act, and the thing is that it happens to all women. You get the 'looks' by the guy across the street, the 'stare' by the men driving by, the 'whistles' from the group of guy's sitting on stairs as I w...
  • Girl In The Ad
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    In an empty parking lot, night streetlights shining in the back ground. She looks simple, like you " re next door neighbor. Wearing jeans low on the waist, with a small tank top, showing her midriff. A young woman, about 20 with her arms crossed, and a look on her face that says she's tough, she can take it. Her looks are appealing to the casual observer; She seems to be waiting for something, or someone, as she slightly leans on the back of the only car in the lot. "Dangerously Low, LEVI'S low-...
  • Young Girl In Pittsburgh
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    Benevolent Neglect in An American Childhood In An American Childhood, the autobiography of AnnieDillard, the issues of race and gender discrimination are explored from the perspective of a young girl. By looking at these societal issues from this fresh, new point of view, the reader is able to gain greater insight into the effect that authority's influence had on the youth of Dillard's generation. Set in suburban Pittsburgh in the nineteen fifties, the story of Dillard's childhood is one filled ...
  • Act Like Eachother
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    Dear Diary, I have to leave soon to go to my new job. Im very happy to have gotten a baby-sitting job at the Hagens. These days, its so hard for a young girl to find a job, unless you are someone famous. I consider myself lucky to live in a nice house with a good family. It bothers me to think of the poor families who suffered during the Depression or the wives of soldiers who receive a telegram telling them that their husband has been killed in the war. Thinking of the war makes me scared to wa...
  • Looks Features Of Barbie
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    There is a noticeable comparison between the poem 'The Mirror' By Sylvia Plath & the article 'Barbie' that appeared in the Newsday Tuesday November 18, 1997. The comparison is about how people look, and how society could reflect how you may feel about your looks. In the poem 'The Mirror' it tells about a lady who dislikes the way she looks. She thinks of herself as being ugly. In the article it tells how Mattel (the makers of Barbie) want to change the looks & features of Barbie. The reason for ...
  • Alice And Through The Looking Glass
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    The writings of Louis Carroll have been described as "inspired wordplay set within the frame of an idiosyncratic view of the human situation". Does this really sound right If, not here is another look at this enigmatic storyteller: "Carroll's art is so well concealed, his prose so limpid that we may fail to realize how carefully the stories a reorganized. And there is a sense of purpose in them that lies beneath the surface". Carroll may have never even published so much as a pamphlet had it not...
  • Richard Cory And The Barbie Doll
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    The Barbie Doll and Richard Cory The way our culture has a tendency to view other individuals by there appearance will probably never change. In some way everyone has it set in his or her mind what makes a person 'perfect'. These characteristics include personal appearance, wealth and intelligence. We do not always get the chance to get to know a person, but rather make assumptions. Two poems, which reveal different perceptions of someone, include Richard Cory and The Barbie Doll. In The Barbie ...
  • Group Of Teenage Males
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    It was a busy Saturday afternoon at the Sea-tec Mall, many different people walking in and out of the large department stores and inside the interior of the mall. However, the vast majority of people walking among the mall were groups of young teenage girls. The mall has become the major hangout for teenagers, where both males and females roam to show themselves off to people of the opposite sex. I noticed two girls at the food court, where they were in line waiting to buy coffee from Starbucks....
  • Young Girls
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    Depression of Happiness " Oh my God Becky look at her butt! It's so big". An excerpt from a very popular rap song describes a fast growing number of girls who believe they are fat no matter what anyone else or the scale tells them. Since they can remember scantly clad models and celebrities have been parading if front of them on a daily basis. This is causing a widespread epidemic of impressionable young girls who do whatever it takes to look like celebrities such as Calista Flockhart or Lara Fl...
  • Look Hansom
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    Gender Codes As I have read through this chapter I have noticed the one thing that is common in every section. Each one talks about how men seem to be more powered over women, and then the next it goes to how women then how more control over men, but I think it is all based one the one theory. What era it is. If you talk about the 50's women who were big and HAD curves where gorgeous. One example would be Marilyn Monroe, she was a size 16 at that time, and she was considered one of the most beau...
  • Moment The Three Girls Queenie
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    There are many different interpretations of Sammy's role in A&P. T here are several that have been considered but the one that I have picked is the is Sammy a Womanizer by trying to lead the girls in to licking him or is he just quitting to become more successful than working at an A&P for the rest of his life like his manager has done. In the short story 'A&P' by John Updike its main character Sammy didn't cross the line on being a womanizer. From the moment the three girls 'Queenie', 'that chu...
  • Anorexia The Girls
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    In today's society men have an attraction towards skinny women. The most gorgeous super models are thin and when other girls look at them, they get jealous. Many girls see this, and view themselves as being overweight and have a complex and a desire, which is to be skinny, this disease is called Anorexia. Anorexia is a disease, which affects mostly women and sometimes men. Anorexia is when you think you are fat, and you deprive yourself of food in order to be skinny. They see themselves as being...
  • Fashion In The Nineteen Sixties
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    If you look back through the past sixty years of fashion, you may notice a pattern. People may say that the true years of fashion began in the late nineteen forties and went on through the early nineteen sixties. If you look at fashion today, its almost repeated the look from sixty years ago. In each generation fashion trends become based on history and / or important events. in the nineteen forties fashion was being modeled by the military wear. World War II caused a drastic change in the way c...
  • Back At The Girls Eye
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    LINK TOUCHCOMMERCIALo Guy walks into a caf'e / bar with a carry on case A girl takes a look at him (A quick close up shot) o A wide shot that shows that there are three (3) girls in the caf'e looking at him while he is sitting down There is a MS (Medium Shot) of the girl that is in a red dress starring at the mano The camera goes to the map with a CU (Close Up Shot) the direction that he is headed too While he moves his finger the girl in the red dress that is starring at him is sweating but he ...
  • Gifts The Girls Parents
    668 words
    "Barbie Doll": A Woman's Place in Society Society has a way of placing unrealistic expectations on women. By using television, magazines, billboards, and even toys we see a mold of what women are supposed to look like. In other words the perfect woman should look like a Barbie Doll. In Marge Piercy's, "Barbie Doll", we find a girl child growing up through the adolescence stage characterized by appearances and barbarity. Piercy uses lots of imagery to describe the struggles the girl experiences d...
  • Girl Looks
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    Lory n Fox K.E. Jones English 110 14 March 2000 Beauty Within Everything around us in society seems to contain hidden messages. The media is a main proponent of this, including television shows, magazines, billboard signs, and commercials among others. All of these variations of media have something in common; they depict all woman having thin bodies. Many girls and women are left thinking, "What's wrong with me, my body doesn't look like that" Unfortunately today we are exposed to the media con...
  • College Girls Gain Weight And Diet
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    Weight Obsessed Women Todays media places an extreme amount of pressure on women to maintain a slender figure. Through childhood to adulthood, women are bombarded with images of stick skinny women, and this is the way almost every woman wants to look. Although there are other factors, the media is the primary source of the obsession with being thin. Why has this become such a popular trend This is what society says is acceptable. It has been proven that these images of perfect women do affect th...
  • Girl Onto The Dance Floor
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    How To Pick Up In A Club Audience: Males between the age of 14 25, who enjoy dancing, drinking, and having fun. Purpose: To advantage those who, unlike me, have troubles with confidence, looks, and overall charm. Having trouble picking up at clubs Are you sick and tired of being the odd one out when you go to clubs, when all your friends pick up and for some reason you hesitate. If you are finding this a major problem and no matter how much you try, you still can't put yourself up to it, then th...
  • Barbie Doll By Marge Piercy
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    After a single glance at the poems "Barbie Doll", by Marge Piercy, and "Woman", by Nikki Giovanni one might say they are mere portrayals of two unhappy women. However, beyond the words on the page into the depth of the poems, lies two larger issues of insecurity and unrealistic desires. In "Barbie Doll", Piercy speaks of this "girlchild", who seemed to be progressing through adolescence like a typical young girl, with dolls and makeup. "She was healthy, tested intelligent... She went to and fro ...
  • Man Look At A Woman
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    Looking At Women Scott Russell Sanders's essay portrays men as sex crazed animals and uses the protagonist to illustrate men's use of derogatory terms of men's views of women, and even the little, "How should a man look at a woman?" , he suggests that men see women as something to look at. He portrays the males condition the idea of the types of men in today's society. Sanders builds on the stereotypes of men by giving examples of men who fit these stereotypes. He believes that the stereotypes p...

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