Essay On Barbie Dolls

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As we know every young girl in her childhood had a barbie doll. Barbie dolls were used to play with and to make children feel like they had a friend. The first barbie doll was made in the 50s and the way it looked like was the dream of how every girl wanted to be once they get older. Over the years’ barbie dolls have changed their fashion as it has changed on the reality. Today barbie dolls are not as famous as they used to be, because now technology is taking over. Even though It is just a doll to play with, there are many issues to discuss as why they changed the fashion, what people believe about them and why we are interest in it.
Barbies fashion have changed over the years. They became more modern as we did. The first doll was skinny,
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Barbie has been one of the most popular toys and large part of the American culture and it almost had an impact on people’s lives around the world. Barbie has really grown up over the years. She 's changed jobs hundreds of times, going from simply being a fashion model to a soccer player, dentist, palaeontologist, firefighter, presidential candidate, and even fighter pilot. Today, Barbie dolls are sold in 140 countries and about two dolls are sold every second. Barbie dolls are so pervasive in American culture that 90% of American girls have owned at least one. Young ladies and women are going to the extreme to have a similar appearance to Barbie. Women and young girls are extreme dieting, overworking their bodies, having eating disorders and some are even resulting in plastic surgery. Today there is even an actual term used for people that are so obsessed with having the perfect body, its called Barbie Syndrome. This term is loosely used to describe when young women want to have a physical appearance and lifestyle similar to Barbie. Most women that suffer this syndrome are pre teens and teenagers. Barbie has been a popular toy doll for just about fifty years now and has changed the image of what people see as 'beautiful '. Being a blonde, long legged, thin frame, busty female in this world is not very common. Women can come from many different shapes and sizes and no matter what females should
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