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Our Barbies Ourselves Analysis

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“Our Barbies, Ourselves” by Emily Prager made me think about Barbie in a totally different way. Emily describes Barbie and the problems she has caused. Were the problems real or did people just overthink everything? She did a wonderful job bringing out the how Barbie has affected the world and what was good and bad about the doll. Before reading this article, I never knew that Barbie was designed by a man, or why someone even created Barbie. I just always knew I loved playing Barbie with my twin sister. Barbie was created by a weapon designer Jack Ryan. Why did a weapon designer create a Barbie doll? Why did he create her during the time of the feminist movement? Also, the article talks about how Ken is sexless compared to Barbie, and that

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  • Analyzes how emily prager's "our barbies, ourselves" made them think about barbie in a totally different way.
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