Miss Universe Essays

  • Hillary Clinton Presidential Advertisement Analysis

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    candidate Donald Trump was insulting a former Miss Universe by using sexist derogatory words to describe her appearance and her heritage. During the debate, the topic of women issues was discussed which resulted in Hillary to argue how Donald Trump is misogynist by stating, “One of the worst things he said in a beauty contest. He loves beauty contests supporting them and hanging around them, and he called this woman Miss Piggy, then he called her Miss Housekeeping because she was Latina. Donald, she

  • Beauty Contest Argumentative Essay

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    for an announcement that could change their life forever. When Demi-Peters is announced the winner, her picture perfect smile radiates like the sun and her perfectly golden skin glows as she accepts the crown and the title of Miss Universe 2017. Beauty Contest like Miss Universe, however, can be harmful in that they set unrealistic beauty standards, affect women’s self esteem, and just overall degrade women. Beauty contest can be highly objectifying to women and they lower their self-esteem

  • Beauty Pageant Speech Analysis

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    The girl will explain malignity of euphemism and how people are discriminated with these sugar coatings. I will use inclusive language, in order to bring out the fact that the girl is also part of the society. I am inspired by the speeches of other Miss Universe’s, such as Leia Lopes and Pia Wurtzbach. In the speech, the speaker tries to persuade the juries and the community with showing her understanding the hardship through people who had been excluded from the society, people labeled with their

  • Argumentative Essay: The First Miss American Beauty Pageant

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    ancient Greek kallisteia beauty contests (Calame 123) to more modern Miss America pageants. America’s first beauty competition had its humble, racist, and sexist beginning in Atlantic City, 1921. In an attempt to maintain profits past Labor Day, the city’s Businessmen’s League hosted the Inter-City Beauty Contest to attract tourists and those who wanted to see “thousands of the most beautiful girls in the land” (The First Miss America Beauty Pageant). The competition unfolded with the parade of

  • Persuasive Essay: A Flawed Beauty Pageants

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    A Flawed Beauty Pageant Today in society we see many new things, some being interested and some being not so interesting. Though many are eye appealing and entertaining are they really as good as we make them out to be? Now we see little girls not even in Junior High performing in beauty pageants. These pageants are both helpful and harmful to them, by this I mean there are pro’s and con’s but that’s in everything we do, right? The problem with this is that these kids are young and haven’t even

  • Child Beauty Pageants Should Be Banned

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    it a $5 billion industry (Blue). One child benefited from this industry, but paid for it in the end(parallel). Jonbenét Ramsey was the star of the child beauty pageant world; she held various titles such as America's Royal Miss, Colorado State All-Star Kids Cover Girl, Little Miss Charlevoix Michigan,

  • Beauty Pageant Competitions

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    Two piece dresses, tiaras, make-up from head to toe and aisles filled with make-up artists may seem like a description of beauty competitions for adult women, but also accurately depict the world of child beauty pageant competitions that are broadcast on television for millions to watch. Young-aged girls ranging anywhere from a few months old to the age of 16 perform routines in elaborate hairstyles and exorbitant outfits in front of full-sized crowds, many competing for hefty cash prizes. The rapid

  • Gender Objectification In Advertising

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    In a world where mass media translates to power and control, it is certain that advertising companies would do everything in their power to be at the top of the wheel of success. Despite already using deceptive tricks such as spin tactics, where campaigns are founded on biased perceptions to win the public’s favor, this proves to be insufficient as advertising companies are always trying to reinvent “creativity” by featuring controversial issues such as gang rape as shown through fashion powerhouse

  • Why Do Beauty Pageants Bad

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    activity over education.” (Cartwright). The parents put all this dancing, and preparing for the next pageant on the children instead of giving them education and letting them have a regular childhood, "Children who participate in beauty pageants also miss out on playing, which is an important part of childhood development." (Wiehe). Lastly, beauty pageants is the problem, but irresponsible and cruel parents are the

  • The Causes Of Child Beauty Pageants

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    the 21st century, child beauty pageants has become a growing trend in many countries, especially in the United States. There is numerous television show that is specifically organizing the child beauty pageants like “Toddlers and Tiaras” and “Little Miss Perfect” (Kelling, 2016). About 250,000 children participate in child beauty pageants every year, and the number is only increasing. This activity is considered as one of the growing businesses in America which earned over 5 billion dollars every year

  • Chariots Of Fire: Movie Analysis

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    The movie Chariots of Fire directed by Hugh Hadson tells us the true story of two British athletes, Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, participating in the Olympic Games in Paris in 1924. One of the athletes is Eric Liddell, a Scottish preacher who tries to honor his faith and the Church. He is convinced that God is pleased when he realized through his sport itself. The other one is Harold Abrahams who is an English Jew and a student fights for his personal recognition in society who still reject

  • Toddlers And Tiaras Research Paper

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    How many of you have heard or seen the reality TV show: “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”, or the more renowned; “Toddlers and Tiaras?”. It is a show where little girls below the age of ten, appear on stage wearing loads of makeup, tons of spray tan, with their nails done, fake hair and fake teeth to be judged on their beauty, personality and costumes. Parental ambitions make their children socially challenged, Leading them to feel unconnected to other children and even resulting in permanent mental and

  • Positive Effects Of Beauty Pageants

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    on the PTA, as a stay-at-home mom, or in front of a Board of Directors of a large corporation." (Wendy McElroy). In life, people will need to learn how to communicate to others in both large and small groups. “Women that are in beauty pageants like Miss. America, contribute in many community services like homeless shelters and food drives.” (Horton, Becca). Beauty pageants are a great way to give back to the community. In order to win a beauty pageant, people have to do community service which most

  • 7 Misconceptions Of Beauty Pageants Analysis

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    Oprah Winfrey interviews Mari Wilensky, a former pageant competitor, and her pageant mom Cathy Wilensky about how pageantry affected Mari’s life. Mari and Cathy are credible for providing facts on pageantry because they have participated in pageantry since Mari was the age of four and she is now thirty. This interview occurred in 2014 which makes is reliable because Mari was thirty years old and was able to explain how pageantry had affected her childhood, young adult, and adult life. This interview

  • Tattoo Informative Speech

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    The art of tattoos is a wildly popular and growing art trend in the modern day; and for good reason! Tattoos have the potential for one to customize their body in an artful form of expression. While a vast majority of the United States’ population has begun to partake in this trend, there is still much that even they might not know about the practice. To fill you in on what most people don’t know about tattoos, we have created a list of the most interesting and unknown factoids regarding this unique

  • Toddlers And Tiaras Essay

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    Beauty pageants are held in many countries around the world, where girls go to show off their costumes, talent and of course their beauty. The media has exalted beauty pageants on television with shows like toddlers and tiaras. Children should not be in an environment that affect them negatively at a young age. Some people might think that these pageants develop a child’s confidence; however, everything has a positive and a negative impact, which in this case the negative wins! A girl at the age

  • Beauty Pageants For Children

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    Beauty pageants for children , are becoming a trend since it’s start in the 1960’s as it took part in the American society. Child beauty pageants consist of Make-up, hair extensions, teased hairstyles, clouds of hairspray, flippers (fake teeth), sophisticated outfits, screaming groups (mostly mothers), strange postures, twitched face expressions, tiaras, trophies, money and more or less talent and intelligence, along with exercised smiles and hysterical crying and outbursts. The children are judged

  • Tragic Hero In Little Miss Sunshine

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    “Little Miss Sunshine” was a story that a girl aim to win a beauty contest. The heroine, Olive was make an effort various way, such as practicing dance, and trying to restrict her diet. However, was it worth making such effort for being a star? Whether she can be a star or not, she might regret spending a lot of time on that. First of all, children like Olive should play with their friends. Childhood is the only age when people living in a society can play freely. In addition, they can learn how

  • Sexual Appeal In Advertising Essay

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    There are many appeals available to advertisers. Sexual appeals have been a part of marketing since the introduction of modern advertising (Korn, 2006). Some are informative, providing information about the offer, while others emotional, attempt to arouse emotions to the audience rather than to make them think. Sex appeal is an emotional appeal. It is obvious that its use in advertising is on the increase and it is widely used for all sorts of products in several countries (Veloutsou, Ahmed, 2005)

  • Discrimination In Mithie's Wonder

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    Countless types of discrimination are present in society today, however, are the authors of today portraying it correctly in their works? In the story Wonder, a young boy named Auggie with facial deformities encounters discrimination. Discrimination is the act of being stopped from doing something solely based on looks, race, social class, age, sexuality, or gender. Discrimination can come in all forms, although some question how large the issue is in order to represent discrimination accurately