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Elizabethan Clothes and Costumes

- The people who lived during the Elizabethan Era were not allowed to wear whatever they like or desired. Their Fashion choices had to be followed by a strict law. The English people chose to establish social classes by the colors they wore and this had an affect on costumes used in theatre. Queen Elizabeth I followed the sumptuary laws, which was only certain classes were consent to wear specific fabric and colors. Therefore in plays the actors could only wear certain colors for their costumes that displayed what role and class their character was in....   [tags: Elizabethan era, Clothes, Costumes, theatre,]

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Clothes by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

- The short story “Clothes” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is about a young Indian woman, Sumita, and her cultural transition to America that is symbolized by her clothes and the color of her clothes. The traditional Indian attire for a woman is a sari and each one has its own purpose. Her clothes also indicate her progression from daughter, to wife, to woman. The story starts off with the bride to be in a yellow sari preparing to meet her future husband by bathing in a lake. She describes the yellow sari as a sunflower after rain....   [tags: Indian Divakaruni Clothes]

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True Feelings in Billy Collins' Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes

- True Feelings in Billy Collins' Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes Upon first look, Billy Collins “Taking Off Emily Dickinson’s Clothes” seems to be a wild fantasy for Emily Dickinson that he is entertaining. Upon closer examination, however, the poem reveals his subconscious desire to have sex with his mother and his frustration about his inability to do so, resulting in the displacement of his sexual desires onto Dickinson. From the beginning, Collins is very detailed with his description....   [tags: Billy Collins Emily Dickinson's Clothes Essays]

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Clothes and Fashion of the Elizabethan Era

- ... It was a long lasting fabric that took dye very well. Fulled wool was more tough and durable. Both wool and linen were in finer weaves that were more for the upper class. Lawn was probably the finest weave out of all of them. Most of the upper class wore clothes made of silk, satin, and velvet, in addition to wool and linen. Most of the Elizabethan artwork reflected the clothing worn by royalty, the nobility, and the elite. More expensive linens were bleached in the sun or block printed. Most of the embellishments included braiding, borders, ribbon trim, lace, embroidery, gems and pearls that got sewed onto the clothing....   [tags: nobility, costume, fabric]

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Clothes Affects Our Mood

- Beautiful, handsome, sexy, hot, attractive, classy, stunning, and elegant are all adjectives people love being described as. They will jump through hoops and stand on their heads to simply have someone compliment them on their appearance. This seems silly and farfetched but it is a part of every person’s life, either subconsciously or consciously. The way a person dresses may reflect their emotional, mental, physical, and social state. Not only does it affect them but it also affects those they interact with....   [tags: emotional state, dress code]

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The Man and Wife in Traditional Clothes Sculpture

- The American government should fight against drug addiction, not drug cartels, to win the illegal drugs warfare. According to the description in The Oriental Institute Museum, this sculpture is originated during the 5th Dynasty of the Old Kingdom, reigns of Menkauhor and Unis (ca. 2466-2400 B.C.). This sculpture was found and rescued by the Egypt Exploration Fund—Today it is known as the Egypt Exploration Society—in the tomb of Nenkhefetka, Deshasha, Egypt. The sculptor's name appears to be unknown; however, the sculpture's name, given by its discoverers, is Man and Wife in Traditional Clothes....   [tags: Ancient Egyptian Characteristics, Analysis]

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Should Women Be Raped For Clothes That They Wear?

- STOP. I’m Still Human Attention whore. Hoochie. Hoe. Bitch. Slut. Gold digger. All the names that women are called over certain amount of fabric and skin shown. Sad but very true females are harassed and shamed by what they wear and worsed of all raped. Why are women targeted to being raped for clothes that they wear. Why can 't guys learn that no actually means no. In a Daily News report it was said that only 4 percent of women were raped, even though that percentage of number of women raped exceeded to 10,000....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Korean Traditional Clothes Are Called Hanbok

- Korean traditional clothes are called ‘Hanbok.’ Post-Joseon dynasty was influenced by the neighboring countries like China, Mongol, and Japan. Thus, Korean cultural clothes before Joseon were not different from Chinese cultural clothes, Hanfu. As Korea became more independent during Joseon, Hanbok was advanced simpler and more convenient. Unlike long one-piece dress from the Chinese Hanfu and Japanese traditional clothes, Kimono, Hanbok has several different types of clothes and was significantly divided between the top and bottom....   [tags: Social class, Middle class, Working class]

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Rethinking Development : Clean Clothes Campaign

- Rethinking Development: Clean Clothes Campaign The Economy plays a vital role in the nature of development. We all interact with it on a daily basis. Yet how it operates and influences development is largely influenced by multinational corporations and governmental powers often operating within a for profit nature. Gibson-Graham, Cameron and Healy (2013) introduce the idea of rethinking this approach to development, by highlighting the cost capital enterprise is having on people and ecosystems....   [tags: Minimum wage, Living wage, Employment, Wage]

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Clothes at School

- In a 1969 Supreme Court case, Tinker vs. Des Moines, a controversy was started over students wearing black armbands to protest American involvement in the Vietnam War. From this case, and many others like it multiple school boards believe that with uniforms or stricter dress codes, the students will have better learning environments. Many schools now implement strict dress code standards, or school uniforms, because of the cases. Moreover, the students believe they already are not being allowed to express themselves and strict school dress codes and uniforms would not allow the students to do so....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Perception About Branded Clothes Among the Youth of Karachi

- PERCEPTION ABOUT BRANDED CLOTHES AMONG THE YOUTH OF KARACHI Literature Review Perception is the point of view, thoughts and feelings a person has about something and acts according to his/her perceived views. Every individual has a different perception and acts according to it. The perception he/she has about specific things is considered to be the reality for him/her. Every individual holds a different perception about different branded products as well because of the differences in the importance of certain factors of the brands for each of them....   [tags: luxury, identity, social status]

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Short Story : ' A Boy 's Girls ' Clothes '

- A Boy in Girls’ Clothes Growing up gay in God’s country, I have gotten used to the looks. The sideways glances, the whispers between mothers and daughters as they pass me in the mall. I always wonder, what are they saying. I tell myself I do not care, but still, it is human nature to wonder. I was not always this gay. In fact, until rather recently I was still in the half-closet. Still humoring my parents and relatives as they told me one day I would “find a girl I wanted to marry.” My friends knew better....   [tags: Sexual orientation, Homosexuality, LGBT]

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We Wear Clothes For Three Basic Reasons

- As written by (WRITE DOWN THE RESOURCE) sustainability is “the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance” I believe sustainability is being able to use resources but being mindful so that there is enough for yourself and future generations. There has been a dramatic trend by the society of today that businesses and industries are not doing enough to be sustainable and protect our environment....   [tags: Sustainability, Natural environment, Clothing]

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We Are Not our Clothes - The Case for School Uniforms

- In the middle of the school year, two new students walk through the doors of their new high school. The first student walks into the school with a worn out book bag, tarnished shoes, and noticeably older clothing, and is automatically judged by his peers on his wardrobe. The next student walks into the school wearing all of the latest name brands, expensive jewelry, and immediately she is judged as well. The student with the visibly “higher maintenance” wardrobe is instantly approached by another student who is dressed in the same type of apparel....   [tags: Education ]

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Reaction Paper : ' The Eyes, Jooking, And Fixy Clothes '

- Reaction Paper 6 Strolling The “Strolling, Jooking, and Fixy Clothes” reading was very informative about the typical day of the life of the black person during the 1900s. The incident that takes place in the beginning of this reading is truly horrific, where a black, well dressed young man waiting for a service at a post office is hit in the face by a white physician all because he is “in his way”. This writing provides first hand experiences from various black people about life growing up or living in the south during that time....   [tags: African American, Black people, White people]

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The Case Of Empowerment : The Emperor 's New Clothes

- In the case of “Empowerment: The Emperor’s New Clothes” the author, Chris Argyris, writes about giving empowerment to employees. He writes about the difference between getting human beings committed externally and internally. External commitment is what an organization gets when workers have little control over their destinies. Internal commitment is when employees make more responsibilities over their own destination, in other words taking ownership of their work and future within the company. The author writes about how both management and employees have different views and struggles within these two different corporate structures....   [tags: Employment, Management, Personality psychology]

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The Emperor 's New Clothes By Patricia J. Williams

- In the article “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by Patricia J. Williams, she begins by bringing up the point that her kid was said to be color blind in school. After being told by three different teachers, she took her kid to an ophthalmologist who said that his vision was fine. She realized that “he resisted identifying color at all by saying I don 't know when asked what color things were”. She learned that the teachers in school were telling the children that color didn 't matter in order to combat racism that was happening between the youth....   [tags: Color, Racism, White people, Race]

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The Emperors New Clothes

- Recently I read one of the Hans Christian Anderson's short stories, The Emperor's New Clothes. This Danish writer in his story made such a good picture of foolish kings and governors that now-a-days are much more before. Many years ago there was an emperor who was so excessively fond of new clothes that he spent all his money on them. He cared nothing about his army, nor for people and his country, except to showing off his new clothes. One day two swindlers came to castle and said to emperor that they can weave the most beautiful stuff imaginable....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Emperor?s New Clothes

- ‘The Emperor's New Clothes’ is a tale of an emperor who was exceptionally fond of new clothes. Two swindlers came one day and claimed that they were weavers and said that they could weave the finest cloth ever seen. They claimed that the colours and patterns were not only exceptionally beautiful, but the clothes made from this material possessed the wonderful quality of being invisible to anyone who was hopelessly stupid or incompetent. They were paid handsomely to weave this cloth and given a room to work, as the emperor wanted to wear his new robes in an upcoming parade....   [tags: essays research papers]

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School Clothes

- School Clothes I strongly believe that children should come with an instruction manual in different languages, after all, even the most complicated computer system or VCR has a manual in three to four languages, or more. Granted, sometimes we can't understand the instructions, but we have them and sometimes even a toll-free help line. Now some people would say their own parent would be the help-line but not always does that work out. Our own parents advice can be, shall I say, out-dated; for example, many would suggest to us "new" parents to tell our child, "what we say goes," or "stop that crying or I'll give you something to cry about," or "do it because I'm the parent and I said so,...   [tags: School Uniforms Clothing Dress Codes Essays]

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Brand Name Clothes

- Brand Name Clothes Would you choose a friend based solely on their name. Of course not, the idea seems absurd. Is it possible, however, that we might use such a ridiculous method when selecting the type of clothing we wear. In my opinion, many of us do. Throughout my research, I will be testing the hypothesis that college students buy more brand name clothes than generic name clothes. In colleges especially, there seems to be an emphasis on appearances, so many students have a tendency to steer clear of clothing with generic names....   [tags: Business Marketing]

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Your Clothes Say More About You Then You Think in The Epic of Gilgamesh

- In many heroic tales we see extraordinary changes in the hero’s character as the story progresses. Many of the changes that are seen are small and subtle and are failed to be seen as significant moments. This also holds true for The Epic of Gilgamesh. There are tiny moments in this tale like the shedding of clothes that may be overlooked at first but when analyzed afterwards show a great significance in the course of the tale. In The Epic of Gilgamesh the shedding and donning of clothes is very important because it shows the change in Enkidu and Gilgamesh’s fundamental character as evidenced in Enkidu’s change from wild to civilized and Gilgamesh’s change from exploitive, impulsive king to a...   [tags: civility, shedding, donning]

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The Banker 's New Clothes : What 's Wrong With Banking

- The book The Banker’s New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It was wriiten out of necessity after the worst economic downturn in the United States in more than eighty years. The massive breakdown of the United States housing market in 2006 and 2007 had overwhelming consequences on domestic and global economies and devastated the global banking systems. Between 2001 and 2006, many large financial institutions had accumulated large positions in the subprime mortgage market that gave out superb returns....   [tags: Bank, Economics, Finance, Subprime mortgage crisis]

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How Internet Can Help Us Call For Food, Clothes And Other Deliveries

- How fast does your Smartphone connect you to the world. Internet devices connect people in different states, cities, towns or even just across the table. Smart phones, computers, TV, and other Internet devices allow us to have instant contact with anyone, anywhere who is also online. Social media creates a virtual experience in real-time format because we can update and share status, pictures, and videos instantly (Anderson). We have access to world events and trivial facts at a moment’s notice, whenever we want them....   [tags: Mobile phone, Internet, Communication, Smartphone]

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How Your Clothes Are Poisoning Our Oceans And Food Supply

- “Breaking a plastic bottle into millions of fibrous bits … might prove to be worse than doing nothing at all,” warns Leah Messinger, a reporter for the national British newspaper entitled The Guardian, in her article “How Your Clothes Are Poisoning Our Oceans and Food Supply.” However, she is not referring to any old, wrinkled piece of clothing off our closet floors. The microfiber lined, thin, durable, and immensely warn synthetic and acrylic clothing used for outdoor sports and yoga pants are the garments recently making headlines....   [tags: Water, Sewage treatment, Water pollution]

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Research Article Critique: "The Effect of Clothes on Sphygnomanometric Blood Pressure Measurement in Hypertensive Patients

- Introduction The article “The effect of clothes on sphygmomanometric blood pressure measurement in hypertensive patients,” formulated by Rukiye Pinar, Siddika Ataalkin, and Roger Watson examines the effect of garments, under the cuff, on the reading of blood pressures in hypertensive patients. Hypertension is a major healthcare concern, and the monitoring and precise measurement of blood pressure is crucial. There is evidence to suggest that clothes have no effect on blood pressure readings, but is this also true for hypertensive patients....   [tags: health, medical science]

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Social and Cultural Context of Yukio Mishima's Swaddling Clothes and Evelyn Sharp's The Game That Wasn't Cricket

- Some people think that they should not have to read texts written in the past or in a different culture, because it isn’t relevant to them. As logical as this may sound, it is not altogether accurate: readers will recognise within the text ideas familiar to their own context. This is particularly true in the short stories “Swaddling Clothes” by Yukio Mishima and “The Game that wasn’t Cricket” by Evelyn Sharp. Written in Japan in the 1960s, “Swaddling Clothes” deals with the great western modernisation of the nation and the effects this had on its society....   [tags: culture, literary analysis]

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How Fashion Is Be Fun And Clothes We Wear Should Make You Feel Fantastic?

- Fashion is supposed to be fun and the clothes we wear should make you feel fantastic. But the fashion world changes fast and you are constantly bombarded with new styles, designs and trends. How can you stay in vogue in this ever-changing world. To help make getting dresses stress-free and fun, we’ve compiled a list of the fashion tips you should live-by every day. When you put these tips into action, you’ll stay stylish no matter what the occasion. Learn the dress codes The clothes you were are a form of communication....   [tags: Trousers, Dress, Clothing, Modesty]

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The World of Fashion was Changed by Designer, Muriel King

- ... Muriel was born in the Bay view,Washington in 1900.She went to school as an art student and went to the University of Washington.She learned a lot at the university and had the chance to experience designing costumes.She would on the side design theater costumes.That is when her whole fashion career started.She moved to New York in the early 1920’s to start her designing career.She started off with becoming a fashion illustrator for the magazines Vogue and Harper's Bazaar.In 1932 she opened up her own shop at East 61st Street in New York.She worked as a designer for many films like Sylvia Scarlett(1935) and Stage door(1937)....   [tags: vogue, clothes, costume]

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Fashion Evolution of Clothing in Sri Lanka over the Centuries

- ... ** put a pic here of nilame uniform, costume of the royal family, lady of royal family, normal girl During the reign of Wimaladharmasuriya (1591 – 1604), the normal dress of a king was a shirt and a long sleeved jacket with a manthaya around the neck. Sinhalese style decorated turban or malabar style, pair of trouser with a high cornered hat with a borala. It was a custom to wear a sword and nobody was allowed to wear stocking and shoes which was a part of their royal clothes.The main intention of making kings’ jewelry special was to make the king prior and noticeable among people....   [tags: fashion, clothes, ckimate, market]

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Influences in the Fashion Choices of Women in the 1920's and 30's

- How were young women of all classes dressing to be modern in the nightclubs and dance halls of the 1920s and 1930s. Focusing on the middle-classes, yet considering women of both the upper and working classes, discuss what were the influences in their fashion choices. Use specific examples of garments drawn from primary sources such as clothing from the University teaching collection and garments from other valid museum websites. (e.g. V&A, London; Metropolitan Museum, New York; Kyoto Institute, Japan and Platt Hall Gallery of Costume, Manchester; L.C.F....   [tags: clothes, accessories, hairstyles]

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Pluralistic Ignorance in Literature and Today's Society

- Admitting mistakes is always a hard thing to do, especially for leaders with revolutionary ideas. Sometimes these seemingly revolutionary ideas make more problems than they solve, including instilling fear in others who disagree. Using ideas to make a legacy can be great, as long as it is done the right way. Being the leaders of others doesn’t allow leaders to force their personal goals on their people, yet some still do. In the “Emperor’s New Clothes,” by Hans Anderson there is an emperor who is portrayed as obsessed with new clothes; nothing else mattered to him....   [tags: Obamacare, The Emeperor's New Clothes]

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Places to Shop for Shopaholics in Vishakhapatnam

- ... On roads you can find bangles, kids stationary like stickers, toys, home furnishing items like sofa cover, TV cover, table cover, etc. If you are taking a walk and walk below the road you can see many shops that sell, handbags, shoes, home decorative items, etc. One can also, find many types of street food available on jagdamba road like bhelpuri, pani puri, corn, ice-cream, etc. Due to many shops, this area is one of the busiest one in Vishakhapatnam 2. Purna market road: This entire length of the road you can see lots of small shops that offer great products which are almost similar to ones that we see in market....   [tags: jagdamba, market, side, clothes]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Synthetic and Natural Fibers

- Synthetic and natural fibers are the most essential part in clothes manufacturing. They make up the clothing we wear everyday. Fibers are made up of polymers, which are an arrangement of large molecules that are then made up of groups of even smaller molecules that are linked together to form a large chain structure. The smaller molecules are called monomers, and when they join together larger molecules are produced, making macromolecules (Bailey). Synthetic fibers are made up of polymers giving them more unique abilities while still being an affordable alternative to natural fabrics....   [tags: clothes, fibers, polymers, nylon]

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Normal Sized Models In Clothing Companies

- The Spring vacation was just ahead. For my upcoming vacation, I opened my laptop and searched several online shopping websites for spring clothes. This dress looked good, that top was cute, too. Like all the other girls, I could not make decision, and was mainly because of the models. As a normal size girl who is fatter than models, I was unable to imagine how those clothes looked like on me even though they looked pretty good on those skinny models. Since those models were so thin, whatever they wear, the clothes look attractive....   [tags: Clothes, Fashion, Body Image]

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Trying to Get over Us: A Short Story

- ... Believe it or not, that wasn't the first time it happened, and she knew that he would somehow find her and try to finish the job more painful than the last. "Veronica!" Jon's voice tore her from her thoughts, and the tone of her voice indicated that he'd called her true name more than once. "I'm sorry, I was just thinking about something." She saw him nod, after he removed his hand from her leg. "What were you saying?" He sighed, and glanced back at her, only to turn back quickly. "You don't have to answer this, but who was he?" he asked, trying his best to carefully pick his words....   [tags: calm, clothes, sorry, danger]

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United States Weirdest Law on Sagging Pants

- I feel that in today’s society that men are discriminated against for the way they wear their clothes, specifically, their pants. For many guys sagging your pants are a fashion statement, although many people perceive individuals sagging their pants as “bad” individuals. As a kid, I did wear my pants below my butt, but as I grew older, it gradually raised. I am a professional person, but my style and my comfort have my pants lie just below my hips. I wear a belt, but having my pants all the way above my waist makes me extremely uncomfortable....   [tags: troublemakers, or gangsters, clothes]

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Personal Account of Exploring New Cultures through an International Fair

- For this experience I chose to go to the international festival. The reason was because the international festival is an attraction for all the different cultures, and attending such event will enable me to experience more than one cultural experience. More than 20 countries participated in the event, which helped in expanding the experience scope. I have learned many new things about different cultures, weather they where foods, games, arts, and dances. The first cultural experience I encountered is trying different foods from different cultures....   [tags: food, clothes, dance]

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Portyal of Women in the Advertisement

- Portyal of Women in the Advertisment Introduction: Advertisment is an important part of marketing world for any busines. And, advertisment companies spend million of dollors on creating new ideas and selling compaigns.In the same way, women are shown as a tool of product in the Ads,magazine,or for launching any product.They use women in those commercial Ads and prouducts, which designed purely for male.For example; Ads of Honda bikes(may ty honda hi lasa) and Gillete blade etc.On the other hands, media practitioners use women in different appeals.Like beauty and sex appeals....   [tags: beauty, sex, clothes, softness]

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The Ancient Roman Way of Life

- ... “The diners were seated according to their social status” (Tingay and Marks 39). When the guest arrived at the host’s house for the dinner party there would be couches surrounding the tables and musicians, jugglers, acrobats, dancers, and conjurers performing. The hosts hired entertainers to the meal to make it more enjoyable and entertaining. The first course was mainly consisting of salads, seafood, eggs, and mulsum. (Wine sweetened with honey). Next, “the main course contained as many as seven dishes, including fish, meat, and poultry” (Tingay and Marks 38)....   [tags: clothes, food, customs, leisure]

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The Social Norm in the Gym

- Social psychology is defined as the study of the relationships between people, their community and their environment (King, 2011). People tend to conform to society to feel accepted. However, their circumstances play a role in their capability to conform. For example, people are inclined to wear specific attire to the gym. The typical workout outfit is gym shorts, a t-shirt, and running sneakers, and typically, females put their hair up in a ponytail holder. Wearing anything other than these articles of clothing is abnormal and breaks the social norm....   [tags: gym, clothes, social]

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The Life of a Fashion Designer

- Fashion designers create clothes and are granted opportunities to attend fashion shows and travel the world ("What They Do"). To onlookers, being a fashion designer seems to be all about glitz and glamour, but in reality, there is more to it than what they perceive ("What They Do"). Because they craft original garments, accessories, and footwear, being a designer is a challenging and tedious job ("What They Do"). They sketch designs, select fabrics and patterns, and manage the production process ("What They Do")....   [tags: clothes, fabric, internship]

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Finding Comfort in Somali Malls

- ... I feel a connection to my community and my Somalis peopleevery time I go there, justlike I did back home. When I came here,I knewno English. Since English is my second language, it is very hard for to communicate with all American people,for instances, whenever I like to shopping it’s not easy for me. At these malls, it is a relief to know the shoppers and the seller use the same language; we don’t have to worry about misunderstanding or interpreting with certain situations. Everything became much easier and whenever Ivisit there, I remember, Mogadishu, the city I grew up in; I can see and smell thefood that reminds me of my hometown....   [tags: traditional, community, clothes, food]

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School Uniforms Should Be Mandatory

- School Uniforms Should be Mandatory A uniform is a standard set of clothes that is worn by a group of people. These people may be members of an organization or a group of people having the same ideas. There are thousands of kinds of uniforms in the world worn by people, such as police officers, firefighters, doctors, lawyers, security guards, and even fast-food restaurant workers. School uniforms are a controversial issue in schools today. Many schools have already adopted a policy mandating school uniforms, while many more are still considering the change....   [tags: standard set of clothes, education]

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A Common Use of Nanotechnology

- Nanotechnology is an emerging technology with enormous potential in science and engineering. Nanotechnology is essentially the study of objects that measure between one and one hundred nanometers (imagine a strand of hair, which is about 100000 nm thick, that’s how small this technology is). Once the first scanning tunneling microscope (a microscope that generated images using a stylus that is one atom wide) was created, scientists could suddenly view substances at the atomic and subatomic level – and what they found was surprising....   [tags: clothes, engineering, nanometers]

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H&M- Henes & Mauritz

- H&M Hennes & Mauritz is a Swedish multinational company established in 1947, known for it’s clothing for men, women, teenagers and children. It is expanded to 53 countries and as of 2013 employed around 116,000 people. It is ranked as the second largest global clothing retailer. It generated $18.13 Billion revenue in the year 2013. Around the world they have 3,100 stores. Most of the stores are in Germany, United Kingdom, United States, France, Spain, and Sweden. The stores are in every continent....   [tags: swedish multinational company, clothes]

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The French Fashion Revolution:

- Fashion is not simply clothing, nor is it just an assortment of pictures in the latest issue of Vogue. Instead, it is a highly colorful form of textile and visual culture that plays an essential role in life, both the cultural and social aspects. As a forerunner in history for centuries, the fashion industry is a major economic player. It is among the top ten leading industries between all well established and developing countries in the western and eastern worlds. Rebecca Arnold sums up fashion merely as this, It shapes our bodies, and the way that we look at other people’s bodies....   [tags: louis xiv, clothes]

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Chapter 58: The Ending

- One hour later, at the ICU: Glasgow hospital... Visiting hours were over as the pushy attending nurse cleared the room of all visitors. Lane's request to talk to Alpha Team alone was finally granted, but only after he pleaded his case and rang the “help” button a dozen times and threatened to leave the infirmary via taxi. “This guy is ready for surgery and he is still thinking of nothing but business,” said Waldo, as he realized he would not be smoking in the hospital and put the cigarette behind his ear for safe keeping....   [tags: hospital, visiting, business, clothes]

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Ten Things Every Daycare Provider Wants Parents to Know

- It truly does take a village to raise a child - a village which typically includes extended family members, teachers, and other caregivers who support parents. It's important for everyone involved in the care of a child to maintain a strong bridge of understanding and communication because of the influence they have on children’s cognitive, physical, and emotional development and well being. If parents and daycare providers can develop more clarity and understanding between them, they can work together to better support children....   [tags: be on time, inevitable bumbs, bruises, clothes]

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History of Clothing

- Have you ever stopped and wondered what did people wear back in the day. Or what was the clothing like when the Romans or Greeks where here. The Clothing that we wear today is very different; people didn’t always wear skinny jeans and graphic shirts. I took the time to research what was clothing like before we were born. It was believed that the very first people the Homo sapiens may have been the first people to wear clothing. The first people may have worn leaves or animal skins. Adam and Eve (according to the bible) made aprons of leafs, so they could cover themselves....   [tags: Evolution of Clothes, History]

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How Do You Clear Out a Mansion?

- When we put the property on the market in 2008, Kira and I began the monumental task of clearing out generations of the Clarks’ personal belongings from the house. The accumulation of “stuff” in the Comfort Island mansion fit the definition of overwhelming. For one hundred and thirty years clothes, artifacts, and wares of every description had been brought to the island and almost nothing had left. A solution to streamlining what one wanted to keep became more difficult after the local community banned burning....   [tags: market, property, boxes, clothes, chairs]

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To Wear Uniforms in School or Not

- Some schools say that wearing uniforms are better, while others say that it is not. First let’s discuss schools that require uniforms. You’ll most likely find them throughout Britain, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and most African counties. Only private school use them to distinguish them from other private or public schools. If student wear uniforms then they would feel like they belong to the school. But some religions won’t let the female or male wear certain kinds of clothing and will be pulled out at an earlier age....   [tags: dress code, supreme court, clothes]

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Analysis of the Fashion Industry

- The fashion industry creates all the clothes that one is wearing at any moment of the day, from hats and hair accessories to undergarments to buttons to shoes. One could pursue either a creative or business career in the fashion industry. The fashion industry affects society both positively and negatively, especially negatively, in ways like eating disorders, providing sizes for plus-size consumers, and representation of plus-size models and ethnically diverse models. There are also problems within the fashion world, like counterfeiting of luxury brands, fast fashion, and working conditions in factories....   [tags: size zero culture, fashion, clothes]

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To put on their clothes made one a sahib too: Mimicry and the Carnivalesque in Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable

- To put on their clothes made one a sahib too: Mimicry and the Carnivalesque in Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable The character of Bakha, in Anand’s Untouchable, is drawn from the lowest caste in Indian society, that of sweeper, or cleaner of human ordure. Despite his unpromising station in life, the central figure in the novel operates at a variety of levels in order to critique the status quo of caste in India. Well aware of his position at the nadir of Indian society, Bakha is able-via his untouchability-to interrogate issues well above his station in life, such as caste and its inequities, economics and the role of the colonizer....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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My Aunt Darlene Will Never Forget

- If I had enough money, I would never wash my dirty clothes; I would simply buy more clothes. Nobody likes washing clothes. Washing clothes becomes time consuming, monotonous, and it consumes all of the hot water; however, washing clothes has not always been this way. My aunt Darlene will never forget anything because she’s always telling stories about what has happened to her, or at least that’s what my mom says. Aunt Darlene came into this world poor sixty-nine years ago. My aunt remembers washing clothes at a very young age, and she still washes clothes today....   [tags: Laundry, Washing machine, Clothes dryer, WASH]

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Styles of Dress as Reflections of Social Conditions

- Styles of Dress as Reflections of Social Conditions Something that becomes very apparent when studying the topic of fashion is that clothes and style are related to so much more than merely an individual’s appearance. For thousands of years, fashion and style have been primary indicators about a person’s social status, sexuality, wealth, individuality, and overall personality attributes. Deep rooted in all of us lies an inescapable process of perceiving who an individual is based on what our eyes view....   [tags: Fashion Clothing Clothes Style]

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Against School Dress Codes and Uniforms

- The Debate Between School Dress Codes and Uniforms The debate over school uniforms and dress codes has been going on for years and is still widely debated and talked about in the education system. Each side of the argument has many supporters. There are many pros and cons to each side so it is hard to really know what the right choice is. In Three Cups of Tea written by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin education is the main focus of the book. Although most of the book takes place half way across the world many topics are relevant to the school systems today in America....   [tags: Clothing Clothes School]

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Shopping is a Pastime for Women

- SHOPPING IS A PASTIME Women’s clothing does not bite, but every guy I know seems to think it does. If it’s hanging on a rack or sitting patiently in a store for someone to handle, poke, or prod, it’s dangerous. Other adjectives— provided kindly by my guy friends—include “expensive,” “a waste of time,” and “unnecessary,” proving that men just don’t know anything about shopping and what it means to women. Combing through racks of clothing and looking for the cutest outfits may take hours, but many girls feel great satisfaction in doing so....   [tags: Women's Clothing Clothes]

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The Invention Of The Washing Machine

- The invention of the washing machine (as a designed object) along with other household technologies, created more work for the everyday woman in the 1900’s. In this paper I will explore the Theoretical and historical significance of gender in the use, and creation of the washing machine, and the capitalistic gain that followed. Insight into the overlooked critical design of the washing machine will help explore the creation of the modern housewife, and the environmental implications in this historical design....   [tags: Laundry, Washing machine, Clothing, Clothes dryer]

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Shopping Online at Zalora is the Best!

- ... He developed the Italian arm of a Flash Sale Home and Living website called Westwing ( in Italy) which secured a 50 million USD funding last year. Critical Success factor of Zalora 3.1 Shipping ZALORA provide free shipping over a certain spend for customer. Customers can qualify for Free Delivery when the minimum basket size of RM75 is met, for both East and West Malaysia. If you order less than RM75, you will be charge flat shipping fee of RM10 for delivery to East Malaysia and RM5 for delivery to West Malaysia....   [tags: fashion, Maylasia, clothes]

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The Cruelty And The Drowning

- The street lights outside flickered with age, popping and gently fizzing with every stream of electricity that ran through the bulb. Sat inside of the laundromat and watching the flickering lights, I was awaiting the wash cycle’s end. Clothes that were dirtied from last night were being rehabilitated by vicious lashes of water and soap. It was the holy cleansing we all deserved. The shirts, pants and socks all pushed up against the restricting glass of the washing machine’s door, fighting for freedom while I just sat there, aware of the cruelty and the drowning but yawning my cares away....   [tags: Laundry, Clothing, Clothes dryer, Washing machine]

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What Are Gender Stereotypes?

- As we’ve grown up, we have been taught that there are certain things that only boys can do and certain things that only girls can do. Things like the colors that children wear, the toys they play with and even the clothes they wear are stereotyped. Gender stereotypes affect both men and women, some in similar ways and some in very different ways. Many people don’t know what a gender stereotype is, how what we say about gender in Western culture differs from what is actually true, the stereotypes that are actually scientifically proven to be factual, or how some Native American tribes accepted tribal members differing from their biological gender....   [tags: Colors, Clothes, Men, Women, Biological Gender]

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Supporting School Uniforms

- The topic of whether it is right or wrong to be made to wear School uniform is what I will be discussing. This is an issue as people have conflicting views on why we should be forced to wear these clothes. The majority believe this to be a commendable notion whereas some think it isn't worth it. Despite some good points for opposing uniform, my overall view is that it is a good idea. One of the the most debatable and contraversial issues when opposing School uniform is that it removes individual identity....   [tags: Education Clothing Clothes]

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Exploring Social Patterns in the Renaissance Through Fashion

- Exploring Social Patterns in the Renaissance Through Fashion Fashion reflects the attitudes of a society more than any other art form. Like art, fashion is a material record of the ideals that swayed the nations at the time of their creation. Through examining the styles, and tastes of a particular era, we can realize where the interests and priorities of a time lie. As Frank Parsons wrote in his 1920 study, The Psychology of Dress, "There is surly no better field in which to trace the devious paths of human thought than in that of clothes, where man has ever given free play to self expression, in a way which, thought not always a credit to his intelligence, is yet quite true to his innerm...   [tags: Social Culture Clothes Fashion Essays]

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Islamic Women and the Gender Roles in Muslim Culture

- Introduction Regardless of religion, country, or background women from all over the world have constantly been made to look and feel inferior. Even in our own country known as the "land of the free" women were not given the right to vote until 1920. Even getting that took marching, lobbying, lectures, millions of supporters and so many other things. While we in the Western Civilization are fairly new to this “women equality” section of history and are still coping with women and minorities being disadvantaged in many aspects of everyday life, we continue to criticize how “we think” Muslim women are treated--failing to realize our lack of education in the matter....   [tags: dress, clothes, education, roles]

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Why Do Poor People Waste Money on Luxury Goods?

- “OMG”. You see that black young gal coming out of that Mercedes Benz. Oh. And she has on a Dolce & Gabbana dress. I wish I was like her” said a nosey Bahamian woman. “Don’t let dem materialistic tings fool ya girl, that’s Shirley’s daughter who live Bain town with both her parents, that’s all for show cuz she just got her a-sue money so she flaunting, watch next week you will see her in a lancer” said another lady. The world we live in, people judge you based on your appearance; so there’s no better way than to prove to those that you are living well than with luxurious possessions....   [tags: mercedes, clothes, worth]

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Managing Relationships and Networks of Swedish Firm H&M

- Managing Relationships and Network 1. Introduction This report will analyse and evaluate the Swedish firm, H&M, in its resource base and in its existing networks and relationships, focusing on diverse aspects such as horizontal and vertical business networks and collaborations. It will analyse and evaluate also the Argentinian apparel market and industry, since H&M would like to enter this market, which is in the Southern Hemisphere for the first time (Kenna & McLaughlin 2010).  2. H&M 2.1 H&M’s resource base The Swedish group owns different brands, which are H&M, COS, Weekday, Cheap Monday, Monki and Other Stories....   [tags: fashion designers, clothes]

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The Diverse Ethnic Groups of China

- Bronze drums are the most noteworthy instrument of the Bouyei. They are used as a symbol of power to gather the crowds. Moreover, they are played in rituals and events, such as weddings and funerals, for special purposes. Bouyei houses are easily recognized because of the unique structure. They are usually made of solid stone with an empty ground floor for livestock keeping; while humans live on the upper floor. The Bouyei men all have excellent stonemasonry skills and good at creating elaborate patterned roofs on stone buildings....   [tags: clothes, customs, population]

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History of Fashion Trends

- Malcolm Barnard says in his book Fashion as Communication, "Fashion and clothing have always been explained as forms of communication" (39). American teenagers use fashion to communicate their feelings and beliefs. Throughout most decades teen fashion has proven to be a way of rebelling out how they feel and think about certain situations. They used fashion as a way of social contact with reference to scrutiny for all sorts of people. Fashion is a communication to use to convey with the world what their personality really says....   [tags: Clothing Clothes]

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Fashion Branding

- Fashion Branding "Clothing is primarily a means of communicating, not personal identity, but social identity" as, said by Noesjirwan and Crawford (1982) who defines clothing as a ‘code’ (McCracken and Roth 1989) or symbolic representation. Clothing has been spoken by many theoriest in the past and they refer clothing as a code, a language, which allows a message to be created and (selectively) understood (Hollander, 1978; Holman, 1980; McCracken and Roth, 1989). Compliance towards a brand today showcases the social strata of the individual or the social group they belong to....   [tags: Social Identity, Clothes]

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He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

- In “He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven,” William Butler Yeats uses an extended metaphor about the “cloths of heaven” to capture the idea that he wishes he could give his beloved the best that he has to offer. The poem expresses that the author would be willing to make big sacrifices to attain the love of his life, Maud Gonne, but in the end the speaker will not succeed at wooing her, as consequence of the following. Though, Yeats does state that he loves Gonne and says that she is more precious to him than cloths "Enwrought with golden and silver light," he is only saying this to exalt himself in the eyes of others....   [tags: William Butler Yeats, poem analysis]

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An Unladylike Strike Fashionably Clothed Mexicana and Anglo Woman Garment Workers Against Tex-Son, 1959-1963

- The tactics used by the women involved in the Tex-Son garment workers strike played a huge factor in how the strike was perceived by people. The woman strikers used their gender, and wholesome classy looks, along with fashion to their advantage to gain the upper hand in the strike and refashion themselves to change public perception of the strike and gain support. The Tex-Son garment workers strike was the first strike led by a Mexican American woman, and the first strike in which Mexican American and Anglo woman picketed together in Texas....   [tags: gender, looks, fashion, public, strike]

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Unethical And Shop At Brands Like H & M And Forever 21

- I agree with the disposition that it is unethical to shop at brands like H&M or Forever 21. Around 80% of unwanted clothes end up landfills or incinerators. H&M and Forever 21 are known to share the similarities of selling cheaply made designer clothes that end up getting thrown away. This can have a detrimental impact on our environment. Americans are known to throw away 14 million tons of clothes a year, and if you were to calculate other countries like Canada, or Germany who also share the H&M and Forever 21 brand then those statistics would be even higher....   [tags: Fashion, Clothing, Fast fashion, Environment]

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How A Washing Machine Is Essential Skill We Should Learn

- Knowing how to wash clothes in a washing machine is an essential skill we should learn. Before you start you should first understand how your washing machine works. Every machine is different, so it is important to read the instructions on your machine before doing laundry. Most machines have their instruction on the inside of the lid for quick access. It is common among washing machines to have three dials, temperature, load size, and wash type. These three dials will be used during the process of washing clothes....   [tags: Laundry, Clothing, Washing machine, Dry cleaning]

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Who Is Breaking A Social Norm?

- We live our lives following a set of steps and the majority of the time we do not even notice we doing such things. We have learn through society how to dress, how to eat, what to do and when to do it. The problem is that, when one these things are not the way they are supposed to be, we immediately noticed there is something wrong. We understand that the person is not doing what is “right” in other word, that person is breaking a social norm. For the purpose of this paper, the social norm I decided to break was wearing my clothes the right way....   [tags: Mind, Idea, Thought, Trousers]

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Fast Fashion On Our Environment

- Fast Fashion “Fast fashion” is a term used by retailers for clothes that are taken from the runway and given to the masses in a short amount of time. Fast fashion is the reason why we are able to get trendy clothes for such a good price. Hearing all this you may think, “wow, this is a good thing” right. In reality what this means is that the people making these clothes have to work for longer periods of time for very low wages in horrible conditions. Also, fast fashion puts a strain on our environment because of all the waste it causes....   [tags: Clothing, Fashion, Fast fashion, Fair trade]

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Pros and Cons of the Washing Machine

- Washing machines have become the most popular mechanical device throughout all modern times. “For thousands of years, one of the most tiresome household tasks was the washing of clothes and lines” (Field Enterprises Educational Corporation 45 ). Washing machines are greatly needed in everyday life. Much labor and has been relieved due to the wonderful invention of the washing machine. The washing machine is also a major time saver. Washing machines have developed proficiently throughout all the years and are still developing day by day....   [tags: invention, laundry]

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My Life - Original Writing

- I knew I didn 't have mother but little mind always felt the scarcity of mother love. I kept on watching my nephew and ices while my sister- in law wrapped them around by her arms, changed their clothes and make them laugh. I was bit older than them and used to be away from them looking and gazing on them and feeling the love of mother. My clothiers were ragged on the right arms. I used to change myself. I hardly remember my age I should be the age of seven years. One days I felt so cold on my naked arms while gaping away with the cattle in the jungle....   [tags: Family, English-language films, American films]

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Do School Uniforms really Produce a Positive Learning Environment

- The use of school uniform is focus on the private school in the United States. Uniforms were made mandatory for “all students in the belief that they would create an environment conducive to learning and produce an atmosphere of pride, academic achievement, loyalty, unity, and equality among the student population” (Chittom, Ginsburg). In contrast, public school did not require to wear uniforms and open to all students. Parents think it did not have their child’s individual’s right and support the uniforms policy....   [tags: dress code policies]

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Growing Up On A Farm With Two Older Brothers

- Insecurity Growing up on a farm with two older brothers, I was a bit of a tomboy. From birth till I was about seven, my favorite toys were Tonka trucks and wooden guns. I would wrestle in the mud with the dogs, and after I worked up an appetite would challenge my brothers to identify who could eat the most, the quickest. At the age of five I took scissors to my hair, chopping it into a pixie cut, so I could “be like my older brothers”. I innocently wore my barn clothes to school, as they were more comfortable than skirts and forgot to brush my hair....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Obesity, Clothing]

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