Marilyn Monroe Essay

Although, (subordinating) there were other iconic people during the Twentieth century Marilyn Monroe is arguably one of the most famous women of that time because she changed many people’s lives. While doing some research on (subordinating) her I’ve come to realize that she did change many people’s lives. Marilyn wasn’t afraid to be herself and (coordinating) be who she really was. She showed women that they didn’t have to be afraid to be who they were and taught them that they were beautiful no matter what. In this paper, I will explain how (subordinating) Marilyn Monroe changed people’s lives and became one of the most recognized faces in the world.
On July 1, 1926 Norma Jeane Mortenson was born. Jeane was born from a broken family her mother had a mental illness and her father was abusive. The responsibility fell on a friend of her mother. According to Barbra Leaming, who wrote Monroe’s biography, “It was 'Aunt Grace' who first encouraged Norma Jeane to believe that she was destined to be a star like Jean Harlow." (Leaming, 1998). From being a victim in horrible circumstances which causes emotional deprivation, the effect can be depression, lack of confidence and low self -esteem. Nonetheless, Monroe was iconic for her beauty and not even her past could overshadow that. “She was an epitome of sensuality, beauty and effervescence and was naturally photogenic.”(Leaming, 1998) explains how her beauty got her started on her career. She had intelligence, beauty, vulnerability, and sexiness. This continues to inspire fans to this very day, nearly 50 years after her death. With her butting success, Norma Jean decided to change her name to Marilyn Monroe. Her most motivating quality was her childhood pain and focus to become somethin...

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...t agree with Hollywood’s ways, as in her quote, “Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.” (Marilyn Monroe). She means by this quote that when you get the fame, glory, and stardom you lose who you really are in the mixed of the fame. Monroe died young and in a very suspicious way resulting in many conspiracies, whether (correlative) she committed suicide or (correlative) was murdered doesn’t take away from all of her accomplishments in her life.
I could go on and on about (subordinating) everything Marilyn Monroe has impacted on pop culture. Although, others may claim something different that doesn’t take away from who she was, what she did, what she left. Throughout her life and career Marilyn Monroe stayed true to Norma Jeane in her words, in her life, and what could have been her possible future.

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