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Celebrity Role Models and Children - During these times, once you turn on your television set you are abruptly notified on yet another absurd act that a celebrity had committed the night before. The media becomes engrossed by the despicable behavior and ravages at it as if it was the final grain of rice. Once they have completed a story that is at the right level of crudeness, they deliver it to the public. The vulgar news reaches households all across the world, and then it soon pollutes the minds of innocent and young children. At a young age, boys and girls commonly compare themselves with reference groups of people who occupy the social role to which they desire....   [tags: Celebrities, children, role models,] 692 words
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How Are Most Celebrities Inappropriate Role Models for the Youth? - People look up to celebrities as role models, the youth especially. The youth believes that if they imitate these cynosures they will become affluent and legendary. Famous people imply that if the youth act insubordinately they will be successful in life. Celebrities of today are not appropriate role models for this generation. Everywhere a person looks, sex is exalted by celebrities. Commercials and advertisements now use risqué celebrities who are half naked to endorse their products. A 'Got Milk?' advertisement used an exposed photograph of Miley Cyrus with nothing but a sheet covering her breasts and a portion of her posterior....   [tags: celebrities, role, models, youth, sex] 586 words
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Role Models and Leadership in "Romeo and Juliet" - There are various displays of leadership and role modeling in the Shakespearean play 'Romeo and Juliet'. When one hears the term leader, there may be some confusion around what qualities a leader may or may not possess. One should also avoid confusing a good leader with a good role model, because although a good role model may possess similar qualities, there are a few qualities that are required in order to be a strong leader. Two very good examples of the contrasts between a good leader and a good role model are the characters Friar Lawrence and the Prince of Verona, in Romeo and Juliet....   [tags: Role Models, Leadership, Romeo and Juliet, shakesp] 800 words
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Why Athletes are Good Role Models - Why Athletes are Good Role Models Ever since the ancient years, we have admired athletes and the hard work that they do to achieve their goal of winning. We idolize them and wish we were more like them. What happens though when the realization sinks in that they are human too and that some of them do get greedy and selfish. A lot of athletes are model citizens that you should really look up to, but there are also some bad apples in the bunch that ruin it for everyone. Athletes can inspire young people to work hard so that their efforts can pay off, but no one is pure and flawless....   [tags: Athletes Athletics Sports Role Models Essays] 1472 words
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The Influence of Role Models on Young People - Role models have an astounding effect on the lives of young people in our society. A role model has the ability to shape the views, ideals, and actions of a young person. Role models help youth to discover how they wish to become in the future. The influence that role models have over young people is tremendous. It is important for role models to be positive and responsible in instilling good morals and values because future generations are directly dependent on the role models of today. By examining the influence of role models, role models in the community, and role models in the media, we will be able to determine the true effect that role models have on the lives of youth....   [tags: A Role Model's Impact on Youth] 596 words
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Responsibility of Models Towards the Girls that Follow Them - The modeling industry is one that is much more widespread than the tabloid section of the grocery store. These cover girls and runway models have a larger impact than just mere advertisement—they become role models to their fans. Many will go to severe lengths to imitate their unrealistic bodily features through extreme dieting and even body modification, like plastic surgery, and the modeling industry can either prevent or promote young women from idolizing and imitating these social figures. It is undeniable that Western cultures are generally known as the “thin cultures” (Samelson 44)....   [tags: role models, real women]
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Childhood, Children and Role Models - The term ‘childhood’ is often difficult to define as it is a social invention. It is not possible to find a definite definition of the word childhood without taking into consideration ‘context of childhood’. This means, that childhood may not be valued in every part of the work and so defining it by the cultural expectations towards being a child. When trying to define childhood in your own words, you will often come up with many different result which reflect information from your own experience of childhood....   [tags: aristotle, celebrities, media]
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Hollywood's Pseudonym of Role Models - Even though some parents believe Hollywood has a positive impact on their children most believe otherwise. Children can develop health problems from having a celebrity role model; such as, anorexia, self-harm, or self-esteem issues. Youth do this to obtain that celebrity look of ‘perfection’. Celebrities act as role models for youth throughout the nation and they should live up to it. Hollywood creates a false sense of security. A film that Hollywood recently release called ‘project X’ has teens across the America seeking ‘the party of a lifetime.’ In the movie, a group of ‘loser’ teens decide to throw said party to become popular....   [tags: youth, nation, problems, security, party]
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Athletes as Role Models - ... An example of this is how professional athletes wear business casual attire whenever they are engaged in team or league business. Another example is how they present themselves in the media. Athletes can also be good role models in terms of showing respect towards others and showing how to effectively work as a team member. Professional athletes show this by being respectful to their coaches, referees, and fellow teammates. Though professional athletes get individualized attention because of their talent, being an effective team player is a major part of their job....   [tags: profession, audience, youth, guidance] 922 words
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Importance of Role Models - There are a huge number of people who do not have suitable male, or any, role models to guide them throughout their life, and teach them right from wrong. Having a suitable role model influences who teens hang out with, what kind of life they will lead, and more. Not having one can lead to negative effects and negative outcomes. When asked my question. How does the lack of a male role model or great one, affect a teenager’s social and educational behavior inside and outside of school. I answer we can do more to help....   [tags: influence, violence, education ] 628 words
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Importance of Role Models in To Kill a Mockingbird - Take a moment to think, what would you do if you didn’t have your parents/guardians. How would you be acting. Where would you be. Adults have a big part in a child’s life not only because they are there to support them but being role models to show them how they should be acting and maturing over time. The novel “To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee” takes place in a small town named Maycomb and it has a great deal to do with children maturing over time and how adults come into place as role models....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird Essays]
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The Correct Role Models to Go to University - ... Not only does my family influence my decisions, but so do my boyfriend and friends. They can sometimes influence me to both right and wrong. It feels like they really do try to put themselves into my shoes. Wrong or right I take both into consideration upon choosing a solution to the situation at hand. With having both to consider it helps me choose a solution whether it was the right choice or not. As far as me having a role model at Wright State that will help me successful, I feel like having a role model here at college will make me feel like I have someone to lean on when I’m having difficulty with something or if I want to know what the best decision for me is....   [tags: coaches, decisions, future, goal] 698 words
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Athletes as Role Models throughout History - The world of role models in athletics has been around for millenniums and can be traced back as far as 776 B.C. when the athletes were thought to be demigods (half human and half god) and the first Olympic games took place on the site of Olympia. Though the only event was the 200-meter sprint, many people looked up to them and expected more than just a 200- meter sprint from these “god-like” men.(WEBSITE) Today, more and more people are beginning to look to athletes like the ancient Greek did: for more than just entertainment....   [tags: Athletes, Behavior, NBA, NFL]
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Role Models in Young Adult Literature - A young girl is standing with a gun ready to fire. Her best friend Will walks toward her, another gun outstretched. She pleads for him to snap out of it. But, Will can't hear her, he's being controlled. She shoots, letting the bullet fly through his head. She flees the area crying to herself. Thankfully, this isn't real. This is a scene from the book Divergent, by Veronica Roth. This is one of the new popular book series from the Young Adult Literature genre. Young women are looking up to such heroines like Tris, described above....   [tags: heroines, women leadership]
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Athletes can be decent role models - Since professional sports were first introduced, players have been viewed as role models. Recently the question has been raised as to whether or not this is a proper thing for them to be. Michael Vick tortured and murdered dogs, Barry Bonds cheated his way to stardom, and countless others are just no-good, pampered divas. There are some that shine out through the mess of egotism and are devoted athletes who give back to the community. This suggests that there can be no blanket statement as to whether professional athletes should serve as role-models....   [tags: Sports]
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Are Athletes Really Bad Role Models? - Assignment 3: Athletes aren’t role models-Really. Many famous athletes aren’t exactly angels. Take a look at Tiger Woods and John Terry (Chelsea footballer). Both are extremely successful players of their respective sports. Unfortunately, they are also prone to giving up to their hormones and desires. Tiger Woods allegedly had sex with at least 10 different women during his marriage. John Terry had an affair with his best friend, Wayne Bridge’s wife. Both players are now divorced. With all these scandals about athletes going on, it is not surprising that people are calling athletes bad examples to the younger generations....   [tags: Media, Examples, Negative Influences]
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The Role of Models in the Acquisition of Knowledge - Models have become essential for the development of human knowledge. They are the methods we follow, in order to simplify and understand more easily the realization of certain tasks involving the different fields of knowledge. When a method of thinking and way of achieving a certain goal becomes popular, the rest of the community adopts it. Hence, as soon as a method of thinking becomes predominant over another, it is said to have become a model. For example, we can consider mathematical formulas, scientific procedures, and even our way of living, areas in which a distinct model is followed....   [tags: Knowledge]
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Managers as Ethical Role Models - When this class first began, I questioned my understanding of ethics. Was it simply breaking the law. Was it an action or inaction against a written policy. Did it only involve hurting others or could you perform an unethical act against yourself. These thoughts led me to the dictionary where I sought the definition of ethics. Dictionary.com defines ethics as “that branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certain actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions.” This definition directed me to consider my ethical behavior....   [tags: Teleology, Deontology, Intuitionism, Virtue Theory]
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The Importance of Good Role Models - The Importance of Good Role Models          Charles Barkley stands in a dimly lit gym with a basketball squeezed between his beefy hands. He is only filming a commercial. Or is he. As he looks squarely into the camera, he declares, " I am not a role model...I am paid to wreak havoc on the basketball court" (Smith 1). After he says this, a question begins to form in the minds of the viewers. Who, then Charles, should be a role model. Now, just because this is a commercial for a basketball shoe does not mean Charles Barkley does not have a reply floating around in that shiny bald head of his....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Role Models in The Odyssy - Role models come in all shapes and sizes. In the epic poem The Odyssey, written by Homer, Odysseus faces many challenges in which he has to use certain traits of his to overcome his problems. Odysseus is a good role model because he is brave, intelligent, and unwavering. One of Odysseus’ traits is bravery. One example of Odysseus’ bravery is when he injures a Cyclops that is 5 times his size, “I drew it from the coals and my four fellows/ gave me a hand, lugging it near the Cyclops/ as more than natural force nerved them, straight forward they sprinted, lifted it, and rammed it/ deep in his crater eye....   [tags: Homer] 695 words
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are todays celebrities role models - Are today's superstars really role models for today’s youth. I think they are. So many people in the entertainment business set great examples for our youth to strive for the best and most out of life. Take musicians they really come through in times of need. Take this past few weeks with the tragedies in New York City and Washington D. C they have helped organize relief funds and benefit concerts for the families who lost their loved ones. They went to the scenes and helped out by passing out food and water....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Personal Experience: Best Role Models for Life - An inspirational role model is one of the key elements that help shaped us into who we are today. For years, I have kept a list of “Best Role Models for Life”. My parents, Anne Frank, Helen Keller, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., Nick Vujicic, Walt Disney, and many other people are on the list. From time to time I read books and articles about my role models to remind myself how to be a better person. There are thousands of studies focused on people like Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King Jr., but I would like to share one of my favorite role models - Nick Vujicic....   [tags: parents, anne frank, helen keller] 1255 words
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Saints vs Modern Day Role Models - THESIS STATEMENT Saint’s qualities can be viewed as more effective modern role models and leaders than the contemporary media influencing the youth. PURPOSE STATEMENT The purpose of this research paper is to discuss the influence of the with the media today and how saints can be viewed as role models today, which will be supported with books and web sources on the related topics. INTRODUCTION Saint’s qualities can be viewed as more effective modern role models and leaders than the contemporary media influencing the youth....   [tags: Sociology, Leadership] 1836 words
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Athletes as Role Models - Athletes as Role Models Athlets have been lookd up to as role models for as long as sports have exsted. There is just something attractive about the thought of being in good physical condition and being talented in sports. But, are athlets the kind of people that children should be looking up to for direction and guidance. Many children often look up to the professional athletes as role models. In fact, in 1995 Sports Illustrated for Kids did a survey for kids who were ages 7 through 12 about who their role model was....   [tags: essays research papers] 2057 words
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The Media Presents Negative Role Models - The media has a strong influence on society, both negatively and positively. So when children as young as 6 are being influenced by celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, and Britney Spears; we as a society have lost site in what it is to be a positive influence. Kathleen Deveny and Raina Kelly raised awareness in their article “Girls Gone Bad?” which depicts the bad behavior and influences set by celebrities such as Hilton, Lohan, and Spears have any long term affects on young women. Are young women so riveted to the highlights of these celebrities and the media that surrounds their lifestyle that, as Deveny and Kelly boldly puts it, we are raising ‘prosti-tots’....   [tags: argumentative essay] 852 words
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The Importance of Censoring in The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger - ... The Catcher in the Rye provides an eye into the mindset and thought processes of an adolescent in this type of world, and addresses problems that young people often face while growing up, even in modern society (Zoričić). Children lose their innocence and many of the qualities that make them wonderful in order to pursue typical adult dreams. Holden’s experiences and thoughts highlight his understanding of the importance of preserving these qualities, which is drawn attention to when he says that he would “be the catcher in the rye” to protect the children from the harsh adult world (Salinger 173)....   [tags: bad role models]
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The Decline in Morality in Reality Television - Partying, inappropriate behavior, and even sometimes illegal activity sadly describe what many people view as entertainment today. It is known as reality television. Reality television has been around for a while, but has changed tremendously. The first “reality” shows were considered good and wholesome for the entire family. Now, many of these shows are not appropriate for children. Even though reality television may seem to be harmless, it has created a culture where people are encouraged to be impolite, dangerous, and lazy....   [tags: Values, Role Models, Television]
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A Personal Experience in Classroom Management - ... Social learning or group work can be greatly benefited from by providing the student with the chance to learning from one another boosting their socials skills as well as aiding them educationally. In student centered classrooms the students are more motivated and interested in their own learning. Not only will they be more driven to learn but they will also want to share their findings or progress with their peers. As the students share and question what they have learned they will be building pro social skills providing guidance from the teacher....   [tags: learning environment, role models] 608 words
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The Dangers Embedded in the Media - Day in and day out an enormous amount of Americans lounge in their comfort chairs with snacks, drinks, and a remote in hand watching the next great television series. Some American’s, however, enjoy watching the daily news report before work, school, or starting their day. They hope to receive the latest events, weather, and sports scores for the big games are welded in the minds of these individuals. But, more importantly technology and media has affected the younger generation more severely. The media controls the amount of violence filtered and viewed by consumers, as well as the amount of attention certain celebrities get, and depending on the amount of attention results in whom the gene...   [tags: television, role models, babies]
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Celebrity Role Models - Looking at television and magazines today, it seems that the majority of news is focused on celebrities and their appearances and lifestyles. Covers of tabloids are wrought with photos of celebrity cellulite or celebrities displaying bad habits to the public. They are often criticized by the media for any bad traits or behavior they may display, as if they will inevitably influence the men, women, and youth who dote on them. But instead, we choose to view celebrity lifestyles as an unobtainable goal....   [tags: Entertainment ]
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Positive Effects of Athletes as Role Models - Positive Effects of Athletes as Role Models "An athlete with undying will, tremendous courage, awesome defense, and unbelievable scoring. Michael Jordan, a man who seems to be without a weakness, makes a great role model for youths and adults ("Role Models on"). Michael Jordan shows he is also a great person off the court by the way he has given his money to charities and has dealt with the difficulties in his life. This is a person who is looked up to and admired by people everywhere. Michael Jordan is a role model, just as all athletes in the spotlight....   [tags: Papers] 1443 words
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Some Athletes Are Criminals not Role Models - Some Athletes Are Criminals not Role Models The fact that athletes are role models does not correspond with the reality that they often get away with criminal acts. The growing trend of finding athletes involved with criminal acts is growing at a considerable rate. Though these so-called role models are in the eye of many, the officials and judges elected to determine their guilt usually let these athletes get off. Athletes, though some of them wish not to be, are role models. They are who we watch in our free time, and therefore we would like to be them....   [tags: Papers] 1111 words
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Outline: Pro Athletes As Role Models - Thesis: Professional athletes need to censor/behave themselves better in this media strong age. Organizing Sentence: It may be wishful thinking for our beloved professional athletes to be proper role models for kids; but some may say that athletes should still have an obligation to be role models on the grounds of always being on a public stage, the abuse of drugs and steroids kids bring on is largely because of what they see the professional sport heroes doing, and particularly the African-American race needs them as role models....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]
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Our Youth have Questionable Role Models from the Music Indusry - ... But Miley Cyrus does not compare to another music artist influencing these young people. Justin Bieber started out as a thirteen year old artist who caught the attention of many young people all over the world. His love songs were innocent and catchy. Once he started to grow up, Bieber changed for the worst. He has also done some terrible things that have had some shocking effects on his fans. In January of 2013, Bieber was caught smoking marijuana in Newport Beach, CA. Not only was this illegal, but his fans reacted in such a deranged way of protest....   [tags: miley cyrus, justine bieber, artists] 911 words
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The Roles of Jennifer Lawrence and Mile Cyrus as Role Models - ... In addition to having strong beliefs, Jennifer Lawrence is a better role model than Miley Cyrus because of her modesty. Jennifer Lawrence keeps the fact that she is almost constantly in view of the media in mind and behaves accordingly. For instance, Lawrence opts for classic, modest styles when attending red carpet events. Lawrence’s clothing choices almost always leave the rest of her body up to the imagination. In contrast, Cyrus does whatever she pleases without keeping the society watching in mind....   [tags: humble, morals, beliefs]
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The Effects of Parenting by Grandparents - Extended family can influence the upbringing on children in multiple ways. To properly review and analyze research in this particular area, it is necessary to highlight important information from which formed this foundation. Extended family members have direct influences on children by serving as their role models in aiding them with success, encouragement, support and guidance (Jæger, 2012). Grandparents, crucial extended family members, which have a direct interaction with their grandchildren when they are in need of help or assistants....   [tags: Extended Family Members, Role Models]
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The Hypersexualization of Young Women and the Role Models of the Wave of Feminism - Free will and the ability to choose for ourselves are some of the most important natures that make us human. As a society though, we have put limits and restraints on some people for arbitrary reasons, and try to override people’s free will, especially young women. In today’s society, young women are subjected to all kinds of prejudice and double standards. From having to face the ‘slut or prude’ paradox of sex, the rules of dressing and appearance, or how to act in public, the amount of scrutiny that they face is outrageous....   [tags: Womanly Image, Femininity, Ke$ha]
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The Power of Baseball and Role Models in Latin America - The Power of Baseball and Role Models in Latin America In many countries around the world, the socioeconomic problem is so bad that they are granted the title of a Third World country. Countries that are not quite as bad, such as most Latin American countries like Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, often have trouble, on a smaller level, of creating jobs and job security for its people to inspire work ethic and incentive to raise the socioeconomic bar that has been set below average....   [tags: Sociology Sports Culture]
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Folk Heroes versus Modern Role Models - There are six different qualities of folk heroes. Three are self-sacrifice, the willingness to go on a search for something of value, and someone who is willing to ask for help from others. Therefore, we need to examine our modern role models of today to see if they have any of these qualities of a folk hero. The first quality is that a folk hero must show values of his or her culture. A folk hero must be someone who is a good community member who puts the needs of their community above their own needs....   [tags: essays research papers] 488 words
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The Story of Saint Francis of Assissi - The Story of Saint Francis of Assisi Many people are familiar with or have traveled to San Francisco, a major city in California, but there is a story behind the city name; the story of the life of Saint Francis of Assisi. The origin of the word San Francisco is Saint Francis, meaning that the city was named after this great saint. Long ago, in the year of 1181, a baby boy was born on the outskirts of Assisi, Italy. There is a legend that this boy, who we know as Francis, was actually born in a stable with animals, like Jesus....   [tags: famous catholic role models]
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Society's Greatest Role Models - There has never been a female president in the United States. Since the country's inception over 200 years ago, females have been classified as having no say in "a man's world." In the world today, most people are still offended that men get paid more than women, and also have better jobs. Unlike 2 centuries ago, women are now elected to Congress and are CEOs of Fortune 500 Companies. I do not think men or women have a say so until they walked in the opposite sex's shoes. In "The Vastness of the Dark" by Alistair MacLeod and "The Men We Carry In Our Minds" by Scott Russell Sanders, both genders and their respective stereotypes are compared and contrasted in detail....   [tags: Gender Studies] 1116 words
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Eating Disorders, The Silent Killer - Eating disorders are one of society’s most debilitating physical and psychological problems faced today. In the 1950s Marilyn Monroe was society’s role model, but would now be considered a plus-sized model and somewhat unattractive in society’s eyes (Steinem 5). Now in 2013, Demi Lovato, a pop singer, plays a huge role as a role model for young people, but has recently told the media that she suffers from anorexia nervosa and embraces it, ultimately showing adolescents that eating disorders are socially acceptable and even often encouraged (Cotliar 80)....   [tags: anorexia nervosa, role models]
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The Barak Obama Effect - It is not always an easy affair to sway the masses especially when it comes to the way they think. However, a while back there has been someone who has been able to capture the hearts and the imagination of many Americans. This is President Barack Obama before the American elections where he vied to be the President of the United States. This has been a country with mixed reactions when it comes to matters that are associated with racial affiliation of the individuals in the country. Barack Obama made a rather bold move when he decided to go for the country’s presidential elections....   [tags: African American role models]
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Deciding Your Own Future: Seamus Heaney's Digging - The art of living is difficult to master especially when it comes to creating one’s own model to follow. Perhaps this is because of our lack of world knowledge. Or maybe it’s the fear of failing that keeps us from exploring new opportunities. Possibly it’s just because we live our whole lives trying to figure out how to live. Hence, it is common for most children to embody the character traits, occupational goals, and creative interest of their parents. While children who follow their parents footsteps find it to be acceptable, it is important that children follow a path of their own creation to transmit knowledge in their own unique style and even provide encouragement to the ones who inst...   [tags: art of living, role models]
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Biography of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan - Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan A stereotypical "hero" is someone with superpowers, such as the ability to fly or superhuman strength to save citizens from dangerous situations, is good looking, and flawless. However, a true hero is someone who, although flawed, can overcome his or her struggles in order to better his or her own life and others’ lives as well. They have a positive influence on people they come into contact with, and are able to enact change across society. History has shown that unexpected "heroes" have been able to challenge stereotypical views and enact economic, political, and social progress....   [tags: hero, role models, blind] 2082 words
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From Delicate Damsels to Strong Self-Starters - ... “Ariel . . . stood out amongst the carbon-copy princesses thanks to a head of red hair and a feisty attitude, but unlike her predecessors she went after a prince instead of waiting for him to save her” (Salt, 1). Disney’s next princess, Belle, from “Beauty and the Beast”, released in 1991, shares many qualities with Ariel. A powerful man, Gaston, always tries to win over Belle’s love. However, Belle holds her own strong opinions and refuses to let another individual force her to do something, as an earlier princess would....   [tags: Walt Disney, image, princesses, idols, role models]
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Positive Female Role Models Eliminate Negative Effects of Sexually Violent Media by Christopher J. Ferguson, - ... When testing the hypothesis, Christopher J. Ferguson selected 150 students from a southern university. 50.7% were male 49.3% were females. Most of the students were from the Hispanic ethnicity. The independent variable used are: neutral shows containing neither sexual or violent content, sexually violent shows with negative subordinate depictions of women and sexually violent show featuring strong independent female character (Ferguson, 2012). Six television shows were selected that expresses strong independent females and also weak females....   [tags: violent media, sexuality] 906 words
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Musicians have a responsibility to serve as role models to our youth - Musicians have a responsibility to serve as role models to our youth I strongly disagree with this statement because music artists have the right to express what ever subject they wish. Musicians do have to serve as role models to our youth through their actions, if that is their target market, but they do not have to take any responsibility what so ever for what teenagers choose to listen to or the actions they choose to take because of artists lyrics. The lyrics in many musicians. songs, especially ?rap....   [tags: Music] 389 words
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Esther’s Role Models in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar - Esther’s Role Models in The Bell Jar       Throughout Plath’s  novel, The Bell Jar, Esther Greenwood has trouble deciding who she wants to be. Her search for an identity leads her to look at her female role models. These women are not ideal in her eyes. Although they represent a part of what she herself wants to be, Esther finds it impossible to decide which one she is to become. Jay Cee, Mrs. Willard, Philomena Guinea, her mother and Doctor Nolan all act as role models for Esther Greenwood. The ways in which these women are portrayed reveals a lot about Esther's perspectives on identity and her search for an identity of her own....   [tags: Plath Bell Jar Essays]
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A Rolling Model - A Rolling Model When I was twelve years old, I had every Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle that was ever made. I had cases of the plastic figures lining the walls in my room. Posters were laid out everywhere, and my whole room was completely decorated in Ninja Turtle material. My bed, my drapes, my walls, literally everything was something about a Ninja Turtle. I spent a lot of my time watching those television shows, memorizing each tape word for word. I would pretend with my friends that we were the turtles, always fighting crime and always on the move under the streets, showing up only at night to fight the “foot clan”, the archenemy of the turtles....   [tags: Role Models Media Cartoons Essays] 1366 words
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