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  • Models And Advertisers
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    How does media influence the male and female body Media is the most important factor that influences us on how we view our body's image. Throughout time, we saw how many famous singers and actors were role models for our society. It is an unpleasant fact, that we see these perfect figures as our role models, and struggle to have a perfect body as they do. Advertisements also show models that have perfect figures and they use these models to sell products that unfortunately damage our bodies. We ...
  • Perfect Depiction Of A Beautiful Athletic Body
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    The time has come again for Olympics games to begin. Organizers of the Olympics must choose the finest statues from a certain time period; they chose to decorate with the Classical period. They believed that the Classical period would best decorate the course of the marathon because they believe that the Classical statues characterize both modern and ancient values the best. The three Classical statutes that would best signify both ancient and modern values would be: The Charioteer from Delphi, ...
  • Mans Body
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    In the Egyptian era there were many art forms that were done and sculpted. Seated Scribe is one of these Egyptians sculptures. It was done in 2400 B.C. E and was done in limestone by subtractive sculpting. The colors that are used in this sculpture are very plain and bland. You can notice that the color is wearing away at the sculpture because there are blotches where the paint has started to chip away. The sculpture is physically accurate of a middle-aged man because you can see the definition ...
  • Perfect Understanding Of The Forms Plato
    533 words
    Plato's notion of the Forms vs. the physical realm is quite and interesting topic. I believe something very similar to what Plato thinks about the Forms and our physical reality. Plato says that there is nothing that is perfect in this reality that we live in. And the Forms are the perfect ideals or thoughts that we are striving to achieve throughout our lives. Plato says it is impossible to reach the Forms in our current reality and that it is only possible to achieve perfect knowledge and trut...
  • Superheroes Like Superman
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    Being able to fly, to defeat all the villains of the world, and having supernatural power are just some of the supernatural characteristics of a superhero. However, these characteristics are the personification of what society would indicate to be the perfect man; or, depending on what superhero, a woman. I grew up admiring and idolizing Superman. From wearing his underwear to owning every one of his videos, I yearned to become Superman. This, however, was obviously impossible. Superman can fly,...
  • Greek Human Ideal The Athletic Body
    369 words
    The Doryphoros Description This stone sculpture is a naked human-like figure standing six feet tall. The body is in chiasmus stance with the left leg slightly bent and the left foot slightly behind the right. The head is turned slightly downward and to the right, and its size is approximately 1/6 of the body. The hair is cropped closely to the head with no part. The body has a defined musculature, however the forearms appear to be missing. There is an object behind and to the right of the right ...
  • Lila
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    She couldn't think clearly. Clasping the bloody weapon, Lila decided to head for the bathroom. All the red blood made her dizzy. She dropped the knife into the sink and started to scrub the blood off of it. After drying it with a towel, she placed it back in her left shoe. She walked casually back into the bedroom greeting a friend on her way. Closing and locking the door behind her, Lila knew she had to hide the body as soon as possible. It was already nine and the party would be over soon. Bef...
  • Media's Image For A Perfect Body
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    Barbie Doll, by Marge Piercy, demonstrates the need for girls to obtain the perfect body. The girl was born normal and average. She had slightly a larger nose and big thighs. She was also known to be masculine since she had strong arms and back. Because of this, her classmates mocked her and belittled her. Although the girl was intelligent, this mocking and humiliation only destroyed her. With Piercy's sarcasm, the girl cut off her legs and nose, leading to her suicide. In the casket, she lay pi...

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