Barbie Doll Research Paper

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Ashamed of his monstrous looks…. the beast concealed himself inside his castle. “Beauty is in the hands of the beholder” the most famous English quote. Beauty comes in two forms inner beauty and outer beauty, but we tend to believe beauty comes from magazines, models and those of music videos. What does society teach us about beauty? Do we have control of anything we do? Beauty has been defined as a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight. A beautiful creature to me is hard for another man to look at . In the poem Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy written in 1936 . Barbie a famous American doll... “If Barbie were an actual women, she would be 5 '9” tall, have a 39” bust, an 18” waist, 33” hips and a size 3 shoe! her weight at 110 lbs.” The imagery associated with the title a "Barbie Doll" …. imagine perfect hair and legs, chances are you 're thinking about unrealistic aspect of what it means for a woman to be beautiful. “ You have a great big nose and fat legs” a classmate said. What is wrong with big and fat? What 's wrong with her appearance? In other countries around the globe big and fat is considered beautiful . It 's not a centerpiece of bullying not a centerpiece for apology. Who ever said big nose and fat legs were…show more content…
“She went to and fro apologizing” she turned the other cheek. Sorry for her looks? something none has the will of changing. Instead of support to embrace her “great big nose and fat legs”. The girl child... went on the fro apologizing. Why has society made us apologize for our beauty? The great big nose and fat legs doesn 't identify her it makes her unique in her own way. Beauty comes with flaws. “She was advised to play coy” instead of telling her she is beautiful she was advised to pretend everything is fine.Therefore, she was advised to lose weight Turning heads at night, looking around for hope comfort or love. Knowing its hard to trust , closing doors and drowning in
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