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Gender Issues in Legally Blonde

- Gender Issues in Legally Blonde      In many ways today's society, even though women have come a long way, we still live in a patriarchal world. There are many examples of this in everyday life, whether it be that there aren't very many women CEO's or the mere fact that we've yet to have a woman president. No matter where you live, there is the presence of a male dominated world. It especially extends into the working fields. There are professions that are categorically 'women's' jobs like nursing, school teacher, or secretarial jobs....   [tags: Movie Film Legally Blonde Essays]

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A Blonde Eyes

- A blonde enters a law firm. She proceeds to her desk, where she meets with a client, handles some paperwork, and then goes to the courtroom where she outwits another lawyer. What that blonde did probably did not induce any laughter. This is because not all blonde girls are humorously dumb, and that was not a dumb blonde joke. Our society is being raised by media that is feeding us stereotypes, causing us to make shallow judgements of people, in instances such as how a hair color is a direct determinant of mental capacity....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Wrestling, Stereotype]

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Legally Blonde 2 and De Tocqueville

- What do you do when no one wants to change something that you see as a problem. In Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, and Blonde, Elle Woods decides to change the problem of animal testing when no one else will. Elle takes the initiative after looking for the mother of her chihuahua, Bruiser, so she could invite her to Elle’s wedding. She finds out that Bruiser's mom is trapped at the V.E.R.S.A.C.E. company as a test animal. Instead of planning her wedding, which is what she was currently involved in, Elle goes to Washington D.C....   [tags: Character Analysis, Elle Woods]

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Blonde Bombshell: Norma Jean Mortensen

- Growing up without a mother and father involved in her life, Norma Jeane Mortensen blew past the stereotypes of others about her and became known throughout the whole world for things some would not want to be recognized by. Even though Mortensen had many obstacles that she had to overcome, she tussled through to reach ultimate success and fame. Norma worked continuously in many different movies and T.V. shows to see an outcome in her fame. Norma Jeane Mortensen experienced a crazy childhood and teenage years, and grew up to be a very successful woman through all the hard times....   [tags: Marilyn Monroe]

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Blonde Bombshell Goes From Orphan

- Blonde Bombshell Goes from Orphan to Model “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they 're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together” Stated by Marilyn Monroe. In the book Marilyn Monroe the biography, by Donald Spoto the author does an amazing job highlighting Monroe’s confident personality even through the struggle of her career....   [tags: Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy]

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Dorothy Parker’s Big Blonde

- Dorothy Parker was a female writer in the 1920’s and is still known all around the world for her wit. Parker was a member of one of the most affluent groups in New York City at the time, the Algonquin Round Table. Besides her wit Parker also was known for her drinking problem, many suicide attempts and string of failed relationships. The most popular and prized of Parker’s works is a short story entitled “Big Blonde.” This story won the O’Henry Prize for best short story in 1929....   [tags: literary analysis, african american, prize]

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Marilyn Monroe 'The Blonde Bombshell'

- Marilyn Monroe "The Blonde Bombshell" "I am not interested in money, I just want to be wonderful." (Marilyn Monroe's official Website, 1) A quote from the classic beauty Marilyn Monroe. What I would like to know about Marilyn Monroe is about how she got started in show business, and what made her such a Hollywood icon. I really don't know anything about her, or her career. The reason I would like to learn more about her, is because she seemed to be such an amazing person, and a classic beauty....   [tags: Biography Marilyn Monroe]

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Basics of Singing: Performing The Song Ireland from Legally Blonde The Musical

- For my final performance in Basics of Singing, I will be performing the song “Ireland” from Legally Blonde the Musical. This musical first opened February 2nd, 2007 at the Palace Theatre in New York City. Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin brought Amanda Brown’s novel and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture to a new life of song and dance. “Ireland” is a piece that presents a different side to a character, Paulette, that is not seen or noted in the film nor the book. This different side of Paulette is the reason I chose the song....   [tags: paulette, film and book analysis]

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Missing Persons: The Media Bias to Report Only Pretty Blonde Girls

-   A constant sight on the news or internet is of a missing person. Studies by the crimelibrary say that over 800,000 people go missing every year (4). Of those, a little over half are men, half are ethnic minorities and around 50,000 are adults. For such democratic statistics, one would imagine that there would be an equal amount of media coverage for these demographics, yet that is not true. If we observe carefully, we can see that the media tends to follow a certain pattern with who they pick to report on....   [tags: Media Bias Essays]

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Overview: The Body in The Library by Agatha Christie

- Book Report: The Body in the Library What if you wake up one morning and find a dead blond next to your bookshelves. That’s what the Bantry’s have to face one day, in Agatha Christie’s crime novel titled “The body in the library”. This report is based on the conventional detective story published 1942. It is full of special features making it a rather sensational reworking of the typical crime fiction stereotypes. The 1890 born British author Agatha Christie is probably the world’s most famous crime fiction novelist along with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes....   [tags: blonde, death, queen elizabeth]

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Eugenics: America's Dark Past and Future

- The idea of a blonde-haired, blue-eyed race is often credited to Adolf Hitler. The not as well-known part is that this idea was around before Hitler and actually was spread to Germany by eugenics scientists in the United States. In this paper we will look into the full history of eugenics and how the idea was spread across the world. Along the journey we will encounter many major donors that may be of surprise to some of us. Eugenics has been a dark presence in the history of America and will continue to be until real strides are made to end racism....   [tags: blonde-haired, blue-eyed race, hitler]

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Dorothy Parker’s Big Blonde

- The struggle for power between men and women in this story is mainly witnessed through interactions in which the female is not living up to what the men want. This makes women, like Hazel, easily replaceable in the lives of men. Women only control the power when they are agreeable therefore Parker creates women who are tapped with no plausible way to obtain power, other than being agreeable and well liked. The reader sees how detached Hazel appears to be from other women in this story. She can’t understand why they are allowed to be sad but when she appears sad she’s told to smile and how nobody wants to hear about other’s troubles....   [tags: literary analysis, power, women]

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The Inspiring Life Story of Marilyn Monroe

- Throughout American history, there have been many inspirational stories about young adults who have grown from an unstable childhood to a world famous actor or actress. These individuals have the most inspiring stories of how he or she overcame the loss of love from parents, or struggle from a hard life in fostercare to become a world famous icon. The story of Marilyn Monroe embraces this. Marilyn’s life story tells of how she grew from a childhood of lost love from both parents to become one of the biggest sex symbols alive....   [tags: dumb blonde, sex symbol, foster care]

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Imitation of Life

- Films like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Imitation of Life all possess strong performative elements that allow their viewers to evaluate the characters in the these films in somewhat unique ways. With these films, the term “performance” seems to be a relative. The primary female characters in both films perform both on and off the stage. The way these women perform off of the stage provides the viewer with an additional layer with which to understand them. This layer opens windows through which we can understand certain aspects of desire and femininity and a host of other qualities that we can evaluate....   [tags: films, performance, female]

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

- When it was written in 1925, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, by Anita Loos was heralded as a tremendous novel. It was seen as cutting edge and insightful, yet somewhat risqué in its portrayal of Lorelei Lee and her escapades. I can see how this may have been thought at that time, seeing as how women were looked at in such a different way then they are currently. The fact that a women with as little know-how as Lorelei can manipulate men the way that she does, leaves no question as to who is the superior gender in Loos’ mind....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Bluest Eye - Do Blondes Really Have More Fun?

- The Bluest Eye - Do Blondes Really Have More Fun. America, the land of the free and the brave, a country where if you work hard enough you can have whatever you wish. All Pecola Breedlove wanted was to have blue eyes. Today, that dream would be easily fulfilled, but in 1941, it was unattainable. She bought into the belief that to have blond hair and blue eyes was the only way to obtain beauty. It is a belief that has dominated American culture since the nineteenth century. We must look a certain way, have a specific occupation, or live in a particular neighborhood if we are to fit into society....   [tags: Bluest Eye Essays]

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Marketing Techniques for the Launch of a Blockbuster

- Marketing Techniques for the Launch of a Blockbuster In this essay I will be exploring what marketing techniques are used in the launch of a big film such as 'Legally Blonde 2- Red, White & Blonde.' I have tracked this film in the weeks before, and after its release date and made a note of all forms of marketing that have been used. The techniques which I have discovered are used in most blockbuster launches to inform potential audiences of the film, tempt cinema-goers to see the film and to give a general message what the film is about....   [tags: Papers]

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You See Lots of Asians

- The internet explodes as Alexander Wallace, a UCLA Caucasian female student, goes on rant about Asians at UCLA. She first notes that on weekends, “…everybody that they know that they've brought along from Asia with them - comes here on the weekends to do their laundry, buy their groceries and cook their food for the week. It's seriously, without fail. You will always see old Asian people running around this apartment. That's what they do. They don't teach their kids to fend for themselves. You know what they don't also teach them, is their manners” (UCLA Girl’s Asian Rant)....   [tags: Culture ]

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Data Handling Project

- Data Handling Project This Data Handling Project is looking at a database based in Excel where there is data from Key Stage 3 and 4 from High School. This data consists of several columns containing both Quantative and Qualitative Information. Examples of this data are: · Year Group · Name; Surname, Forename 1 and Forename 2 · Age in Months and Years · Month of Birthday · Gender · Hair Colour · Eye Colour · Left/Right Handed · Favourite Colour · Average number of Hours TV Watched per week · SATS Results etc… In this project I am going to make up several Hypothesises that I will use the data from the Data Base to help m...   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Blood White Woman ' By Patricia Smith And The Poem Brain On Ice

- ... Smith points out that her teacher, who is a blonde woman with cool blue eyes, wants to wash after she hugs her. Why Smith colors her poor skin so hard. Does Smith despite her life and hate herself. No, she does not. How can people feel any sense of happiness if they were considered as dirty as dust. With a wonderful dream like the pink carnation or the white shirt from her father, all Smith wants is just the beauty of the white, who can kiss with thin lips and hear people calling her “delightful” and “darling.” Unfortunately, there’s nothing she can change....   [tags: Black people, Race, Racism, White people]

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Why Are Toys Do Dictate How We Live Our Lives?

- ... If translated to real life she would lack the 17-22 percent body fat required for a healthy menstrual cycle. “Barbie” was the brain-child of a woman named Beth Handler in 1955. She watched her daughter play with paper dolls and noticed that she often enjoyed giving them adult roles. At the time, most children’s toy dolls were representations of infants. Realizing there could be a gap in the market she suggested an adult-bodied doll to her husband, co-founder of the Mattel toy company. During a trip to Germany in 1956 with her family Mrs....   [tags: Barbie, Mattel, Body shape, Female body shape]

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Norma to Marilyn: The Evolution of a Sex Symbol

- “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” This quote made by Marilyn Monroe describes her impeccably. Marilyn lived a very fast-paced life that was anything, but dull. Still, today she is known as one of the biggest sex symbols of all time, but she had not always been in the spotlight. Marilyn had many struggles in her upbringing, but it made her into the icon she is. Marilyn was born as Norma Jeane Mortensen on June 1, 1926....   [tags: imperfection, monroe, beauty]

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Dorothy Parker's Short Stories

- Dorothy Parker's Short Stories Dorothy Parker’s writings are connected to her life in many ways. She grew up in a time where women’s roles where changing in society. She spent most of her life in New York City and most of her stories setting are of that city. She was married young and divorced in a short time, just as the Hazel in The Big Blonde. She was outgoing, sarcastic, and witty in a time when women were supposed to be docile. This style is shown throughout her work but particularly in The Waltz, where the status quo is displayed through the character’s conversation and Parker’s ideals are made known through the woman’s inter monologue....   [tags: Dorothy Parker Essays]

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The Night I Was Not Prepared For

- Tristan's eyes fell into the blonde as she leap off him, her cheeks tinging a soft pink now. He grinned a bit as she tilted her head to the side, running her eyes over his face, probably trying to guess his age, as he was doing with her. The blonde moved forward and kissed her daughter's head. "Johanna, take Katrina inside for me?" she asked the baby-sitter. Nodding she wrapped an arm around Katrina's shoulders, leading her inside. The blonde turned to Tristan again, running her fingers through her thick locks....   [tags: bonde, kiss, badge, doctor]

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Emily Dickinson's Disdain for Egotistical Human Beings

- “Apparently with no surprise” by Emily Dickinson presents the trials and tribulations that a flower must overcome if it is to survive. Dickinson creates a microcosm of the real world and a deep ecological study of human kind. Her word choice betrays a hidden disdain for human beings egotistical aims. Dickinson tucks away a series of morose words in every line with the exception of line four. One must first examine the word choice of the first word and the first line. The use of the word “Apparently” creates a standard for irony and sardonicism that is seen throughout the poem....   [tags: Poetry, Poems]

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My Precious: A Fictional Play

- He did it. He may have not like what he did. But he sealed the Kyuubi into his twin sons. Naruto and Menma. He decided not to use Shiki Fuin instead he used another seal that separated Kyuubi's consciousness and his power. The soul of the Kyuubi was sealed into his youngest son Naruto, while the Kyuubi's chakra was sealed into his oldest son Menma. Minato decided to seal the Kyuubi's consciousness into Naruto and it's power into Menma. Why. Because he thought Naruto will keep the Kyuubi's consciousness while Menma will use it's power for the good....   [tags: seal, consciusness, power, citizens]

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Fallacy And Fallacy Of Ambiguity

- ... These characteristics could be somewhat true or false. We may know one person with blonde hair that is not so smart so if we form a stereotype based on this that all blonde-haired people are dumb. While it may be accurate for one blonde-haired person, it is not accurate to categorize all blonde-haired people this way. When people do not have a skilled understanding of a subject they tend to make assumptions about them. Stereotypes are nothing but those assumptions that have become everyday knowledge....   [tags: Critical thinking, Logic, Fallacy, Stereotype]

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Analysis of COVERGIRL™ Advertisement

- Introduction I have examined and analyzed the COVERGIRL™ NatureLuxe advertisement that uses common feminine stereotypes. In this advertisement, COVERGIRL™, which runs in Seventeen magazines, targets women through their choices of colors, fonts, and images used. Certain stereotypes are used; such as, those who are more feminine tend to prefer lighter, happier colors, such as pink. Also, the use of a celebrity, who many young women look to as an icon, assists in the advertisement of the COVERGIRL™ product....   [tags: Advertising, Blond]

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Women's Roles in Television

- √Over the last 60 years may things have changed; technology, traditions, culture, and of course the way a female is seen in eyes around the world. Television itself dates back to the 1920’s (these television sets were extremely limited during these years). In 1950, only 9 percent of American households had a television set, but by the 1960 the figure had reached 90 percent. During this time, women were introduced in a completely diverted way then a male actor. Women took stereotypical roles such as the housewife, mother, maid or even nanny....   [tags: gender stereotypes, body portrayals]

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The Bar Was Sleazy

- The bar was sleazy. The girl disappeared in a mass of bodies moments after I walked in the door. For a moment, I saw her blonde hair bobbing up and down, but then it was lost in a fog of smoke. People were crammed in from door to door. There was no bouncer at the door letting people in or denying them entry, so people were just shouldering in wherever they could. Lots of grinding dancing: asses on crotches and cigarettes dangling out of mouths of guys with big, long black mustaches and girls with big black eye lashes that oscillated to the beat of the kick drum....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2008 singles, Debut albums]

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Models and Fashion Impact Young Women

- The majority of commercials for beauty supplies or a clothing line include a beautiful, thin young woman modeling the product. As a result, teenage girls start to believe that they have to be a toothpick to be beautiful or model like. However, this was not true in the 50s. The 50s hit sensation Marilyn Monroe was considered one of the most beautiful women in that time period, yet she did not try lose weight. Marilyn Monroe was definitely one of the most influential women of the 20th century because of her views on body image, her unique fashion statements, and her impact on pop culture....   [tags: culture, communication, transmission]

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Marilyn Monroe: American Sex Symbol

- Marilyn Monroe was a woman who lived and thrived under the spotlight. Monroe has been immortalized in her words; she is quoted at one time saying, “I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best”. An American Icon is someone whose works, life, and message withstand the test of time. In order to understand Marilyn Monroe’s impact as America’s sex symbol one must have an explanation of her background, an overview of her career as an actress, and an analysis of her critic’s reviews....   [tags: Sex Symbol and Pop Icon]

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Female Stereotypes In The Media

- Female Stereotypes In The Media In the media the most common female stereotypes, are the housewife and the blonde bimbo. The Housewife. Chained to the kitchen sink, always cleaning and cooking. An old stereotype. In the advertisement for Shake `n Vac a woman is doing the vacuuming and dancing around shaking Shake `n' Vac on the floor. This is a stereotype for the reason that a man is nowhere to be found. But in advertisements for intelligent matters like finance, it's always a man....   [tags: Papers]

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Physical Gender Differences

- Physical Gender Differences Are boys taller than Girls. Do girls catch up to boys by year 11. Are younger people more out of proportion. I will need lots of data to answer these questions. The Data I need to do this piece of coursework will be obtained from the Alun School database I will use it to make graphs like a cumulative frequency graph. This will help me to find the median and the interquartile ranges....   [tags: Papers]

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World War II : The First And Last Great War

- World War 1 was supposed to be the first and last “great war”. Therefore, twenty years later in the 1940’s nobody expected a new world war to come about, a new world war that would be known as World War 2. World War 2 lasted from 1939 until 1945, and during that time frame approximately 100 million people were killed. In the 100 million people that were killed, 11 million were murdered from a mass murdering called the Holocaust. However, in that 11 million that were killed approximately 6 million of those were European Jews....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, World War II]

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham, by Christopher Paul Curtis

- Introduction Christopher Paul Curtis wrote The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 throughout the course of 1995. The novel follows the Watsons, a black family living in Flint, Michigan during the Civil Rights Era. In a historical context, 1963 and the early 1990s have far more in common than one would expect. The Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964 following the church bombing in Birmingham, and yet race-based discrimination remains a problem even in our modern society via passive racism. This paper will analyze the ways in which Curtis’ The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 draws parallels between the time in which his is writing during and the time in which he is writing about....   [tags: Book Analysis, White Standard]

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Visual Analysis : Advertisement Towards Men And Women

- ... The only way to get men to purchase this cologne is to have a naked woman flaunting the bottle around between her voluptuous bosoms. Furthermore, there is a Tom Ford advertisement for a woman’s fragrance. However, this particular advertisement is very different in comparison from the previous one mentioned. There is no half naked man with a chiseled torso holding up a dainty little bottle of a woman’s perfume. This advertisement features a woman with blonde hair lying in a bed of violet colored flowers....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Pornography, Advertising]

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Overt Sexualization in American Apparel’s Advertising

- ... 150lbs of magic. Actress. Director. Look her up on Google.” Lauren Phoenix is a Canadian former pornographic actress who studied music at the University of Western Ontario. She was hired by American Apparel in 2005 to model their socks and underwear. Hiring a pornographic actress adds to the idea of this erotic and sexualized advertisement. Socks are a piece of clothing that is worn on ones feet. Socks keep ones feet warm in the cold weather and they also help with perspiration since feet are one of the heaviest producers of sweat in the human body....   [tags: clothing, erotic, porn]

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The Importance of Community in Higher Education.

- The primary trait that I lack is confidence. In my mind, others are always smarter, prettier, more driven, and just better than me. Because of this attitude, I do not usually voice my opinions, state my ideas, or take control of anything; I automatically assume that anything I say or do is wrong or stupid. Although I still need to work on strengthening my confidence, SMU’s community atmosphere, specifically the Hilltop scholars program, has given me the enormous confidence boost I need to step out of my comfort zone and make my ideas a reality....   [tags: Essays on Community]

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Comparison Between Marilyn Monroe and Kate Upton

- Marilyn Monroe created a legendary image and was one of the most beautiful women of her time. Today, Kate Upton is almost the same size and some refer to her as “fat.” The ideal image fifty years ago was much more attainable than today’s standard extremely tall and thin models. What has changed in society to make us think this way. Modeling has changed drastically from an image that was curvy and healthy to an image that is very thin and hard to achieve. It may come as a surprise to some people, but Marilyn Monroe did not start out how it would seem....   [tags: ideal image, modeling, curvy body]

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My Dad Friend Requested Me On Facebook

- ... I remember thinking he looked a bit alien-like: large head, skinny, long legs, and long arms. He was wearing a polo much too large for him, and baggy khakis with a slight crease on the side. The mere fact that he was absent, gone, and a total enigma, made me think he came from another planet. At the time, I wasn 't sure why I was having meetings with the "Alien Man". In fact, I just accepted it until a week later. "So, you can call me Dad... or Ethan*... or...." He awkwardly rubbed his palms together, "or you can just call me nothing at all." He looked at me and then quickly looked away, as if avoiding my curious gaze would somehow make him not guilty of just abandoning his responsibilit...   [tags: Family, Mother, Blond, Thought]

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Semiotic Analysis of a Advertising Image

- For my semiotic analysis I chose to talk about a commercial for ‘Be delicious’ from Donna Karan New York to demonstrate how advertising generates its meanings, construct the image and behaviors ideology in order to attract customers. ‘Semiology provides the analyst with a conceptual toolkit for approaching sign systems systematically in order to discover how they produce meaning’ (Bawer et. all, 2000: 227). Advertising is one of the typically elements used for a convincing presentation product or service to the buyer or user....   [tags: Marketing, Media, Informative]

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The Use of Women in Advertisement

- According to most advertisements, good looks, success and sexual drive are among the top attributes one must possess in order to be accepted. Each ad has a product to sell whether it be a large object like a car or something small like perfume.; however, past the obvious product to client pitch there is an underlying message of what people should look and strive to be like. In Jack Solomon’s article, “Masters of Desire: The Culture of American Advertising,” he says advertisements, “ are designed to exploit the discontentment’s fostered by the American dream” (525); therefore, claiming that the American society creates an ideal world to live in and is continuously hounded by the media to figh...   [tags: marketing]

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My First Baby - Original Writing

- ... I would have both a little sister and little brother. We prepared everything for him. Blue bottles, blue outfits, blue blankets and sock. Just about everything that he was going to own, was blue. The days were getting closer and closer and I started a countdown. I could not stop thinking of the cute little human that would soon be in our home. It was May 5th of the year 2015. I was on a field trip with my middle school class. For our field trip, we were taken to a farm. We were there for a long while and it was fun but I could only think of one thing....   [tags: Sibling, Birth order, Family, Sleep]

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The Story of Marilyn Monroe

- The Story of Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe once said, “Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.” Marilyn Monroe was just a normal girl who did not have it easy growing up. She did not have a mother figure in her life, and she longed to be loved. She was beautiful, but she wanted to be known for much more than her looks. Her fame came unexpectedly, but it came with consequences. It transformed her into someone she did not want to be. She spent most of her career struggling to find herself, but her public image had taken over who she was....   [tags: Biography]

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The Threats to Nazi Power and the Holocaust

- The Threats to Nazi Power and the Holocaust The German Nazis and their leader, Adolf Hitler, are well known for trying to attain world domination. Through their course of attempting to gain world domination, they encountered several threats. These threats came from races that were considered impure and inferior by the Nazi standard. The Nazis thought that the impurity of other races would undermine their ultimate goal of a world controlled by Aryans— blonde, blue-eyed Northern Europeans. A group that challenged Aryan ideals was taken as a danger and was treated as major obstacle in the path of achieving Hitler’s main goal....   [tags: History, Germany, Hitler]

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Reservior Dogs

- Joe Egan and Gerry Rafferty were a duo known as Stealers Wheel when they recorded a Dylanesque pop hit, "Stuck in the Middle With You", in April of 1974. The single reached number five on the charts - little did they know that eighteen years later it would become a cult favorite. In 1992 Quentin Tarantino, a little known writer/director, took the Cannes film festival and the world by surprise with his motion picture Reservoir Dogs. The movie is about the difficulties that occur when five "master" criminals are hired by a crime king pin named Joe to pull off the biggest diamond heist of the century....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What is Beauty?

- What is beauty. People have always attempted to find, create, and pursue it. A quick checkout at the grocery store will reveal a plethora of magazines devoted purely to what they call beauty and the proper pursuit of it. Most have an idea of what they might personally define as beauty, but not as a general, sweeping definition. That which one might label ugly another might call absolutely stunning. Some find beauty in cats, others in dogs, just as some favor early morning mountain ranges over a sun setting over the plains....   [tags: God, argumentative, persuasive, definition]

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The Blessing of Barbie

- I’m a Barbie girl in a Barbie world. Life in plastic, it’s fantastic. Ask almost anyone and they will be able to continue the Barbie theme song. American businesswoman named Ruth Handler, created the Barbie brand in 1959. Barbie is typically a tall, skinny, blonde who is in a long-term relationship with her boyfriend Ken, and has had at least 100 jobs. Barbie has become an American icon; she is present in almost every girl’s childhood for some period of time. Barbie is a well known, long lasting company and overall a good role model to young girls....   [tags: a good role model for girls]

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- ... While on stage performing her hit songs, Montana wore sequined outfits and hot pink leather jackets. Hannah Montana often sang inspirational and motivational songs that encouraged young girls to live out their dreams. Montana’s “The Climb” reminded listeners that it will not always be easy to succeed, but struggling to get to the top is always the time in which you learn the most about yourself and your abilities. Her first pop hit “Party In The USA” rocketed her to super stardom in 2009. Through songs like “Pumping Up the Party,” she also taught listeners that life is always better when shared with friends and family....   [tags: Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus, Disney Channel]

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A Star is Born: Marilyn Monroe

- ... Her career was getting harder because she got married and it hit her acting career a little bit. They got divorced in 1946. Marilyn Monroe ended up signing her first movie. She started calling herself Marilyn Monroe and she actually died her hair blonde but her acting career didn't start of until 1950. She impressed her audience by performing in a movie called The Asphalt Jungle. And she even impressed the critics and they loved her performance. She loved acting and enjoyed everything she lived for....   [tags: career, movie star]

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Free Essays - Abuse in The Bluest Eye

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Raymond Chandler's Writing Style in The Big Sleep

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Rebuttal of Bell Hooks’ Article, Straightening My Hair

- Rebuttal of Bell Hooks’ Article, Straightening My Hair The article Straightening My Hair by Bell Hooks makes her argument of finding the reason of why African American women straighten their hair. She first states that Black Americans straighten their hair because it is the stage of transformation; it closes the door of innocence and opens the door to adulthood. Slowly, she starts changing her views. She comes up with the statement that African Americans do not straighten their hair for reasonable reasons, but to imitate the characteristics of white women....   [tags: Rebuttal]

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Beauty in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

- Beauty in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Some people will argue with you that there is always an ugly duckling somewhere in a family. I see it different, I see these people as unique. In Toni Morrison's book, The Bluest Eye there is the issue of being beautiful and ugly. In this essay I will discuss how Toni Morrison book The Bluest Eye initiates that during 1941 white was beautiful and black was ugly in the surrounding of two families. The issue of beauty versus ugliness is portraying through out this book....   [tags: The Bluest Eye]

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Ken Schroeder's Barbie Doesn’t Add Up

- Barbie Doesn’t Add Up In the Article “Barbie Doesn’t Add Up,” the author Ken Schroeder states that Barbie dolls were just dolls that gave young girls false ideas of what they should be and look like as they get older. This article was written in the Education Digest in 1992, which helps understand why the author talks mostly about Barbie’s intelligence. The main audience of this article is directed towards parents of young girls in particular. The author is not very persuasive in the article about Barbie because he does not give enough legitimate examples and proof that his theory is correct....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Organic Hair Dyes

- Organic Hair Dyes Organic dyes in hair products and cosmetics have been used throughout history for many aspects of culture and art. Today organic dyes are used in the process of hair dying and colouring where many aspects of the organic molecule are taken into account. Some dyes are permanent where they stay until the hair falls out, where some dyes can be washed away due to their binding process into the hair1. Certain dyes have their own way of being set into hair fibres and easier ways to set these are being researched....   [tags: cosmetics, history, ancient rome]

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The Variations Of Selection And How Genes That Produce Better Adaptations Become More Frequent Over Time

- ... The other is through the females’ choice among possible mates. (pg. 148) In both types of sexual selection, the males compete for the females. The classic sexual selection arguments that Darwin first presented, were improved when genetics discovered how significant sexual recombination was to genetic variability and speciation. In our class discussion we were asked if animals and humans selected their partners in different ways. I agreed as well as disagreed that we are different in our selection....   [tags: Evolution, Charles Darwin, Natural selection]

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The Lucky One and The Great Gatsby: How Staying Determined will Lead to Accomplishments

- “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work”(Powell). Throughout the movie, The Lucky One, directed by Scott Hicks, and the novel, The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the main characters endure many obstacles to try to win the heart of the girl they love. Jay Gatsby is determined to reunite with the girl he fell in love with five years ago. Logan is resolute in finding the girl in the picture, who he calls his guardian angel. In both the movie, The Lucky One and The Great Gatsby, they reveal how staying determined will lead to accomplishments; Logan in The Lucky One, ends up getting the girl, however, Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsb...   [tags: jay gatsby, determination, girl's love]

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The Importance Of Teachers Treated Students Differently Based On Race, Ethnicity, Class, And Gender

- From an early age I was aware that teachers treated students differently based on race, ethnicity, class, and gender. From K-12, I attended racially, ethnically, and economically diverse public schools. Some of my classmates’ parents had Ivy League educations and others were had little education. Interestingly, among my classmates, there were both educated people and uneducated people on welfare. The teachers’ prejudices were always clear though; the upper-class, white, blonde-haired kids were the favorites, and the children of color were always the ones in trouble....   [tags: Black people, Discrimination, Education, Racism]

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A Deeper Look at Picasso's The Dream and Man Ray's Observatory Time

- Picasso - The Dream is a rather unique piece of work at first glance, but the deeper you look into it the more there is to be revealed. Being a painting of one of Picasso's mistresses, you can get a broader look on the whole ideal. A mistress by definition is one who is not only having a sexual relationship with a usually married man for profit, love, lust, a sick game, whatever it may be, but also one who usually has to hide it for the sake of the man and other times for herself as well. I believe that's rather brilliantly portrayed in this painting, right down to the split two halves of this woman....   [tags: paintings, lover, sexual]

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Women's Use of Cosmetics and Clothing to Beautify Themselves throughout History

- Introduction From an early age people are able to recognize themselves in the mirror, contemplating not only how they think they look but also how they may look to others. Through reflection, a man can recognize his flaws and begin manipulating certain factors of his exterior, shaping how his environment will see him. Cosmetics and clothing can serve as a mask to create both an illusion of beauty which may not be there, and to portray a status or rank which a person may not necessarily have. I will be taking an analytical approach to the topic of how cosmetics and clothes loan their beauty to their wearer, creating in some cases a deceitful or ornamental mask....   [tags: women's studies]

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Why I Want Sign Language, Being Taught By My Best Friend

- ... We also helped raise money to get special doorbells, alarm clocks, and phones for the deaf, being as they are not cheap. During the show we had a video we put on for the church, a video of the kids at camp. They signed through the whole thing, Kerri had put subtitles on it, and they explained how happy they were to be at camp and learning about God and how the money that the churches gave made it possible. Through that group I went all over the state to perform for so many different people. I made lifelong friends there....   [tags: Hearing impairment, Deaf culture, Deafness]

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The Negative Effects of Barbie Dolls on Young Girls

- Children need to have good role models to look up to. A good role model includes being ambitious and doing good deeds. Most little girls look up to the doll named Barbie. The doll has played a very important roll in many childhoods. She was introduced in the 50’s and manufactured by Mattel. Barbie is an up beat character and is always up to date on the latest trends. She has long blonde hair, beautiful blue eyes that go with her perfect makeup, and is tied all together by her medium tanned curvacious body....   [tags: gender roles, eating disorders, ]

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First Impressions, Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

- ... The woman on the right can also be identified due to her religious clothing. Her traditional religious habit is easily recognizable among Roman Catholics. The large crucifix dangling from her neck also gives us reason to believe that she is a nun. The habit is also not required, but nuns must dress modestly if they do not wear it. The woman sitting in the middle, however, shows no indication of a religious belief. Her racy clothing does not have a certain religion attached to it; perhaps she has no religion at all....   [tags: conclusions, religion, stereoypes]

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The History of the World's Most Famous Doll, Barbie

- ... Weighing only 110 lbs at her height, she would have an anorexic BMI (Body Mass Index) of 16.24. It would be difficult for her tiny waist to support her big bust and However, Academics from the University of South Australia believe this body type is not unachievable, but very unusual – the probability of a woman having a Barbie-like figure is less than 1 in 100,000 (Winterman, 2009). In defense of Barbie's body shape, Mattel stated that she looks fuller with all her thick clothing, thus they made her waist so thin (McDonough, 2010)....   [tags: body image, mattel, self-esteem]

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Emile Durkheim 's And Mircea Eliades Understanding Of Religion

- ... The sacred refers to something within a religion that is supernatural, beyond individuals in ordinary life. Where as the profane alludes to the ordinary life that individuals live. Therefore, the sacred and the profane are not related in the slightest, which differs from Durkheim’s perspective that the sacred and the profane are connected. 2. How might Judith Butler compare Madonna 's performance of "like a virgin" in the music video to her performance of the same song in her Blonde Ambition tour....   [tags: Religion, Islam, Gender, Sociology]

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X- Factor or X-Fixer? X-Factor as a Commodity

- The assignment will attempt to explore the commercialised fabrication that is X-Factor, on the music industry. In particular, what does the reality show X-factor pose for production of artists, and the effects this has on the industry. The prestige for production that X-Factor had to offer for the music industry, simultaneously to now it may no longer desire through realisation of just regurgitated material. A matter of opinions and factual literature will be explored to elude the commodification this commercialised machine offers to the music industry....   [tags: Music Industry, TV Shows, Commercials]

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Girls Versus Boys: Toys and Gender Role Socialization

- “What. A boy playing with Barbie dolls. That’s messed up man. Only girls play with dolls. Everyone knows that!” This is an answer from Cavin, seven years old, when asked what he thought about boys playing with Barbie dolls. Listening to these words can make one realize that even from a young age, children have been strongly impacted by gender through society. According to sociologist James M. Henslin, gender is “the behaviors and attitudes that a society considers proper for its males and females; masculinity or femininity” (280)....   [tags: sociological analysis]

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Beauty in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

- ... Morrison uses the baby doll to send the message that whiteness is superior in their society. The affiliation between beauty and whiteness limits the concept of beauty only to the person’s exterior. The characters are constantly subjected to images and symbols of whiteness through movies, books, candy, magazines, baby dolls and advertisements. Another example of the images and symbols in the novel is when the black protagonist, Pecola, feasts on a ‘Mary Jane’ candy. “She remembers the Mary Janes....   [tags: stereotypes and racism]

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Personal Statement : The Little Mermaid ' Production

- To Be or Not to Be I pretty much felt like an outcast when I began high school. Most of my classmates still had their friends from middle school, whereas mine went to the neighboring high school. Having social anxiety really didn’t help me either. It was hard for me to make eye contact with others or even bother to introduce myself to new people. In the first few weeks of high school, something had caught my eye. There were flyers advertising auditions for ‘The Little Mermaid’ production. Taking the risk, I decided to audition....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

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I Am A Family Member Or Close Friend

- For this assignment I answered the 20 questions and found eight that identified me as a family member or close friend. I replied to the “I am” question with I am a mother, a grandmother, an aunt, a sister, a cousin, a fiancée, a friend and a neighbor. My family and friends are important to me so I was not surprised I had chosen to include them in several choices. I also included that I am a college student, having never attended high school, college was intimidating and I am proud of my accomplishments so far....   [tags: Family, Interpersonal relationship, Mother]

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Female Body Image and the Mass Media

- From the time they are born, girls are influenced by society as to who they should be, how they should look, and how they should act. Americans believe that women should be to a certain standard; pretty, feminine, and especially, thin. The pressures derive from family, media, and friends. Marge Piercy’s poem, “Barbie Doll” depicts a girl who was never recognized for her character and spent her life trying to be accepted for who she was, rather than how she looked. We live in a society with rigid gender roles and expectations as to how people are supposed to be, based completely on their sex....   [tags: Marge Piercy, Barbie Doll]

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Communism: How It Tried to Help Women

- Constitutional patriarchy instilled by the government in Central Europe greatly affected women during the time period following World War I. Communism attempted to give women more rights and promote their equality among men, but it failed to do so often. As a regime, patriarchy favored masculine gender roles throughout numerous aspects of society. Loves of a Blonde, Man is Not a Bird, Daisies, and A Woman Alone display the effect of patriarchy on women and how women could be successful or unsuccessful on attempting to go against it....   [tags: society, success, viewpoint, men, women]

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Taking a Look at Barbie Millicent Roberts

- Think of an iconic figure with killer curves and a wardrobe most women would die for. Many names may pop through your mind. Kate Moss. Gisele. Naomi Campbell. Now let's narrow it down a bit more. How about a woman who was also a former news anchor, UNICEF Summit Diplomat, Presidential candidate, and astronaut. The only girl who fits all of these descriptions is Barbie Millicent Roberts, a fair skinned blonde standing at 11 1/2 inches. Since Barbie's debut, she's been reproduced by the billions to meet the never ending demand....   [tags: influencial toys, girl's dolls]

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Alfred Hitchcock : The Master Of Suspense

- ... The situation be unusual but it should be possible. An example is shown in The Birds. The main character is put in the middle of a chaotic situation, she is attacked by birds. It is an unusual situation but it is possible. After you set up the story, it is to set up your characters. Next you have to choose your characters carefully. The most important characters are the leading man and woman. The leading man according to Hitchcock is handsome, well groomed, and dapper. The leading lady should be blonde and tall....   [tags: Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho, Tippi Hedren, Cary Grant]

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Is There A Ghost Living Up Here?

- ... “You are nuts.” They said at the same time. “I am a hiker and enjoy picking wildflowers. I can pay one of you good money to go. From what I hear there might be something up there and I need a strong man to protect me,” she said, flirting and hugged herself as they stared at her low cut top. “My name is Tim and sorry dear, but there’s not enough money in the world for me to go on Putney Mountain. Please don 't ask why, because I can 't tell you." “What are you saying?” Ruth asked, wanting to know what he thought was up there....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2008 singles, 2005 singles]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Precious '

- ... For Precious to continue receiving the welfare checks, Mrs. Weiss told her that she has to keep talking and be honest. It became a relief for Precious to start openly discussing her home life. As the movie continue, Precious is continuing to learn at school, and she realizes that she wants to teach her babies the things she is learning. Precious delivered her son, Abdul, safely in the hospital. Ms. Rain continues to be a consistent support to Precious, even while she is not in school. They write letters back and forth as the students transfer the letters from the hospital to the school....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Verbal abuse, Love]

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Industry And Competitive Analysis : Amsterdam Brewery

- ... New products would also limit brewing capacity as they would not be able to make vast amounts of one kind, and the speciality beers required a longer brewing time. Alternative 2) While re-focusing on the original products would bring about high profits, as these are the high sellers and they could finally meet market demand, they run the risk of becoming boring and obsolete in the customers’ minds without new products. This makes the potential profitability high in the short-term, but also more risky in the long-term....   [tags: Beer, Brewing, Brewery, Risk]

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Banning Advertisements: The Advertising Standards Authority

- The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is a self regulatory organisation who regulates the contents of every still advert created to make sure that they are suitable enough to let out into society. There are many reasons why the ASA could chose to ban an advert and these can include offense, moral turpitude, or indecency. Every year, the ASA receives in excess of 26,000 complaints and every week they are forced to make rulings on whether adverts that appear to flout its regulations should be banned or not....   [tags: Advertising Standards Authority, ASA, advertisemen]

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