In our everyday lives, we are surrounded by images that remind us we are not good enough. Seeing a Pantene commercial on TV reminds us that our hair is not silky or luscious enough. Watching a Colgate commercial reminds us that our teeth are not white and straight enough. Seeing a Levi 's advertisement in a magazine reminds us that we are not skinny enough. Walking past a Victoria 's Secret store in the mall reminds us that we are not beautiful enough, and are therefore not perfect. These constant reminders, although not always obvious, show us what the ideal person should look like, and we are reminded everyday that we do not look like them. "TV, billboards, magazines etc mean that we see 'beautiful peo...
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...e wanted to be an "ideal" woman and wife.
Altogether, there is a major issue that needs to be addressed in our society. Because of the media and images we see in our everyday life, we are reminded of what the ideal person is supposed to look like. This seemingly easy look to achieve is actually not that easy, which leads to people being unhappy with their looks. Sometimes, these people undergo surgery to change their looks if they can afford to. However, many people cannot afford to and are therefore left unhappy about their looks, which can lead to depression or death, in the case of Frankenstein and The Birthmark. Peoples ' preoccupation with their appearance or the appearance of others is detrimental to society in the long run because it will lead to unhappiness, and this will only get worse as trying to achieve the "ideal" look becomes more and more implausible.
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