Jorge Robles The Effects Of Stereotyping Teenagers

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“Stereotypes have created a distortion of how every individual should be.” Taken from Jorge Robles essay, he has said it better than I could ever have. Stereotypes is harmful to our society, because it creates a negative environment and it makes people think less of themselves. Most stereotypes are negative. These negative comments effect everyone, especially teenagers. In the article, “The Effects of Stereotyping Teenagers” it states, “A teen might have the skills and talents to pursue a college degree in art or play collegiate sports, but never follow her dreams because she is stereotyped. . .” This shows that stereotypes can affect a teen by lowering their self esteem. When their self esteem is low, they tend to think less
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