Barbie… Is she the perfect girl? Or just another example depicting what our society has become with the idea of appearances. Woman of Willendorf… Was she a blind creation? Or was she a symbolic statue to worship women? Throughout the years, Barbie and Willendorf have consistently been compared to.
A Response to “What’s Wrong With Cinderella?” In the article “What’s Wrong With Cinderella?,” written by Peggy Orenstein, one mother explores the possible consequences mass marketed princess themed products have on impressionable young girls. As a self proclaimed “feminist mother”, Ms. Orenstein struggles with the meaning of ‘Princess’ thrust upon girls as young as age two. A meaning, that may include traditionalism and perhaps old-fashioned ideas, that is alive and well in the stories that are the Disney Princesses. Is one trend so popular and so dominant these young girls feel they have no other choice? At any given time, approximately 25,000 Disney princess products can be found on store shelves, with more released every day.
Andrew Rawlins Mrs. Bonham English 12 ACP 12 October 2012 Too Much Princess In both The Princess Paradox by James Poniewozik and Cinderella and Princess Culture by Peggy Orenstein the authors suggest that there is an over exposure of princess themes to young children and that they have many different effects. Poniewozik offers evidence from Hollywood and different movies that have been released with an underlying princess theme to them. Then, Orenstein takes the approach from the social aspect stating that young girls are thought of being “princesses.” Although both of these authors have the same underlying claim, their approaches are very diverse and one author is much more effective in supporting their claim than the other author. Poniewozik,
They wanted their image to change. An artist, Charles Dana Gibson believed that the Gibson Girl represented the loveliness of American women. The Gibson Girl influenced society in the early 1900's much like Barbie influenced society of the late 1900's. She was critiqued by many people; much like Barbie is today, for creating an unrealistic perfect image of what women should look like using picture-perfect proportions and long flowing hair. Regardless of the criticism she soon became a trend setter.
She has never been tested for a chromosome disorder. . Abigail has been a healthy child she has had no surgeries her immunization are current. FAMILY HISTORY Abigail is the last born child of four children. Neither parent nor any of her siblings have been diagnosed with genetic disease.
Sesame Street Pampers are expected to sell on the premium end of the market. Retail prices for disposable diapers range from $.25 to $.40 each. This is a very profitable category for retailers as they generally take a 50-60% margin. Disposable diaper manufacturers generally make about a 40% margin. P&G has capacity to produce about 5 million Sesame Street Pampers per year.
Rhetorical Analysis Final Draft Wonderland not so wonderful Many people think that Disney movies are a positive influence on children especially girls, but the real question is, are these imaginative fantasies a positive thing? In the article “Escape from Wonderland: Disney and the Female Imagination”, the author Deborah Ross analyzes a series of Disney films and their influence on female culture. Ross breaks down three films that feature a heroin; The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Alice in Wonderland. She provides both an informative and argumentative analysis regarding females of all ages and their imagination. Her evaluation is very successful through the use of imagery, sentence structure, and logos to get her point across to her audience.
Smiley’s first Barbie doll came into her home when her now twenty-four year old daughter was three. The author describes how both of her daughters would only wear pink and purple as they went through the “Barbie phase.” Jane Smiley says, “Both of them (her daughters) learned how to put on makeup before kindergarten” (376). What Smiley means by this is that her daughters were advanced in age mentally. Smiley’s daughters were doing things at age five that most girls would only start doing at the beginning of their teenage years. Now that’s growing up without a childhood.
In 2011 Jennifer joined the cast of American Idol as one of the judges.Lopez started a clothing line in 2003. Named JLO by Jennifer Lopez, the line had different types of clothing for young women, including jeans, T-shirts, coats, belts, purses, and lingerie, a jewelry line, and an accessory line that includes hats, gloves, and scarves. Lopez participated in the Louis Vuitton Winter 2003 campaign. In 2005, she launched a new clothing line called Sweetface. In late 2007, Lopez retired JLO by Jennifer Lopez and launched a new juniors' line called JustSweet.
Smiley says, “Both of them learned how to put makeup before kindergarten” (376). Smiley’s daughters learned to apply makeup; however the writer did not know who taught them, until she blamed to Barbie as the influence of their girls. Smiley realized that her daughters were trying new things, such as applying makeup. She did not argue with her girls; instead she let her girls to experiment with makeup or perhaps other things as they grow up. Next, Jane Smiley says that girls start to discover and develop their femininity while playing with Barbie dolls.