Annavi's Tattoos: The Study

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This study sought the following perspective of informants towards tattoo. They considered it as dedication or commitment, passion, endeavors, to honor and a fascination.
According to Annavi, her tattoos are forms of commitment or dedication to her love ones, passion or devotion and endeavors. This asserts the study of Napeleon (2005), that tattoo function as an expression of commitment to another person or group. It may also reflect either, or the wearer's need to show such commitment or the partners need for such an expression of permanency, commitment and dedication. Futrell (2015) further explained that tattoos are commitment that goes beyond mere rhetoric. As you get more and more tattoos, its a way of reinforcing who you are. This was supported by Arp (2012) research that tattoo is traditionally consider as a commitment, in virtue of being permanent, removeble and unconditional.
Also, Annavi stated that her endeavors lit her interest to have tattoo. This is notable by Rowe (2015), that the modern form of tattooing is an artistic endeavor that requires a dedicated individual and an artist to use their bodies as their canvas. Sandler (2009) discussed on his research, getting tattoo explicitly artistic endeavor, much as the same way that collectors of other kinds of art collect those media. …show more content…

Atkinson further demonstrates how the displaying of tattooed bodies to others as a disclosure, justification, and representation to become a part of the shared experience. Passion and enthusiam was also defined by Beeler (2006) as “a person who has a personal/cultural fascination with tattoos and at some point in the life course decided to become

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