This has led to a public outcry against impossibly thin, airbrushed models and a demand for more honest advertising. The movement toward “body positive” advertising is a response to the damaging eff... ... middle of paper ... ...ove, it still rejects older and disabled women as beautiful. It also renders women with imperfect skin or tattoos as unacceptable. Although Skinnygirl claims to show the average woman in their advertisement, they still only represent a limited demographic. Although presented as body positive, Dove, M&S and Skinnygirl’s advertising campaigns using “real women” still subscribe to existing beauty standards to maintain firm body margins and reject certain body types as beautiful.
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The tigers Aunt Jennifer is creating are described as “proud and unafraid” (12), which is the exact opposite of Aunt Jennifer. This woman is clearly unhappy and living vicariously through her creations. She perhaps does not feel she has the sanction to change anything in her life so as to make it more enjoyab... ... middle of paper ... ...nhappy woman whose life is not fulfilled; this alone gives each of the poems a dark tone. In “Barbie Doll” the reader can see that societies unrealistic expectations for girls and women contribute to their subordination, as many of them cannot live up to these standards. Just as in “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” her husband caused the subordination of Aunt Jennifer because he was holding her back.
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Cosmetic surgeries are extremely expensive, but people may sometimes spend their money and not be flattered by the results. Media mostly influences this conflict, and it has created the standards of beauty in our society. Eugenia Kaw, a cultural anthropologist writes, “We live in a very homogenized society and just being yourself is not good enough. We want to look like someone else; have the abs of Jennifer Lopes, the mouth of Angelina Jolie, the nose of who knows who and so it goes. We are never satisfied in being unique”(Kaw, 1991).