One of the interviewee, Ariella, a high school student expressed her emotion in the documentary: "We see so much in the media that there so much negativity towards woman and their weight and how they look and it just a representation of the pressure we feel to confirm to men's ideals. There this concept of the perfect woman who look this certain way and because if a woman doesn't like this way they are scrutinized." The interviewee truly expresses her emotion during the interview thus creates a strong emotional mood for the documentary. Also the fact that a high school student is fully aware of this issue will truly appeal to the audience. The viewers will highly sympathize each interviewee since this experience is from their own personal experience.
Mujeres is a program for young girls with hard lifestyles and are trying to make a living for themselves but also strive for a better future. Head leader of this organization is Connie Iglesias, expresses the importance of the program by demonstrating the flaws of these girls and in return giving them a chance to renew their life. In the article Helping Kids Make Better Choices: Mujeres Organization, Connie states, “I can be that caring adult who wants them to succeed” (Connie Iglesias, 2012:99). The girls that are engaged in the program come from various backgrounds, mainly from a latino heritage, those youth have had not only violence issues but educational problems. Strain Theory as Professor Kristin Bates explained in class, suggests
The majority of girls in today’s society have looked at a model in a magazine or on television and wished they looked like them. The media presented in this generation has impacted women on how they feel towards their body image. Media presents unrealistic women as the “ideal,” making this culture of girls feel dissatisfied with themselves. This is a problem because with plenty of girls already feeling unsatisfied with their body, by using unrealistic models, it creates a further problem with wanting to change themselves by doing dangerous actions such as eating disorders. It’s difficult to cut out the media impact but surely, something can be changed.
The young girl believes she is over weight and has tried everything from dieting to exercise and nothing seems to have helped her look more attractive in her eyes. Out of desperation and loss of hope the young girl becomes anorexic to curb her weight problem. This
The obsession to lose weight is sometimes due to women being continuously pressured by some influential factors. These factors include models, physical attractiveness or even being peer pressured by a member of their family. However the most powerful factor is models in magazines that happen to have what people call perfect bodies. Models are responsible for human beings craving the ‘perfect’ body. The media is responsible for young girls becoming self conscious after buying thin Barbie dolls, thinking being skinny, fake and blonde is the correct way to go.
Being reliable when adolescents are having serious problems. School nurses strive to make the adolescents perceive them as trusted adults, to whom they can tell their stories knowing that their confidence will be respected, and help find solutions to their serious problems. Helping the adolescents to achieve insight into their situation. Nurses strive to help adolescents to achieve insight to what they perceive as meaningful in life by encouraging them to talk about their goals and ways to achieve them. Supporting a healthy life rhythm.
HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in support of the other half of humanity, for the benefit of all.”(HeForShe website) Amazed that a young and popular actress would stand out for public issues like this, but Watson used her popularity and took responsibility as a role model for many young girls in the world to bring awareness to the issue of gender equality. Her persuasive speech “Gender equality is your issue too” went viral online because it changed the idea of feminism by reaching out to men and boys to fight for gender equality as well. If you
I feel like in Stewart’s experience growing up and having overcome the male stereotypes or in Katz’s opinion on violence against women as being a men’s issue it will definitely have an influence on men. For example, instead of standing against women more men might have the courage to break the silence, to speak up and to stand with women according to Katz. From what I understood according to Stewart is that “violence is a choice that a man makes” of which can be stopped and in order to stop violence among women and children according to Katz we need men to make a
Girlhood is the period of a young girl’s life where she gets to decide what she likes, what she doesn’t like, and who she wants to be. This time is crucial because these decisions, whether progressive or regressive, will help her develop into to a teenager, and then a young woman. But girlhood is being heavily influenced by society’s popular culture, and this influence can prove to be positive or negative for young girls’ futures, as well as the spectating society. Perhaps the biggest and most negative influence on girlhood is the concept of sexualization. This concept can be applied to many aspects of girlhood, but merchandizing and consumerism will be discussed in this paper.
There is a lot of controversy when it comes to the issue in whether or not females have excessive pressure to have the perfect bodies. This issue has led to many concerns. Therefore, some individuals argue that females should just be happy with their own personal image. However, 1 out of every 10 teens tried to end their lives because they were experiencing depression and they just wanted to fit in. There is too much pressure on females to have the ideal body image.
Many people have a tendency to continuously possess many things, and end up having a room overfilled with things. In the passage “Tyranny of Things” Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris argues that possessions eventually start to make people feel overwhelmed and could become an oppression. Morris supports her claim with an anecdote, appeal to reason, and imagery. Morris starts the passage with an anecdote of two teenage girls talking. The two girls quickly becomes friends after learning that they both like things.
He achieves an emotional appeal by including the picture of a girl around the age of ten years old. The girl has messy hair and a white with black dress. The messy hair signifies the possible torture of the little girl. It leads the audience to believe that she was probably pulled by her hair. In addition, the white dress with the black dress causes a strong impact.