Thesis statement: Whether tattoos should be accepted at the time of getting a job or not? Purpose
1-To make a change of mind in those who do not accept the fact that a tattooed person can be seen without social stigmata.
Tattoos are now just considered as a style, a way of expression, a form of art, , and essentially they are a way of identity and culture of each as individual.
II- A Way of Identity and Culture
A- The importance of the symbolic language as constituent element and expression form of tattoo. a1. It allows tattooed people to communicate through symbolic language to people in the group to which it belongs. a2. Body image of oneself.
a3. There is a significant relation between culture, identity and tattoos.
B- It is usually acquires with a tremendous amount of meaning and purpose. b1. In Central America, tattoos were made as an honor of the fallen and as a form of devotion to the Gods.
III- Tattoos shouldn’t be an issue in jobs as long as these do not affect someone else. A- This way of art does not affect the values or moral of a person. a1. A tattoo does not define personality.
a2. People have close minded when it comes to judge tattooed persons classifying them as a delinquent. B- The employee’s performance should be evaluated rather than criticized. b1. Their work performance is as efficient as professional as a non tattooed does. b2. In other countries, there are many tattooed employees in professional jobs.
IV- Society´s Perspective
A- The opposition of the Catholic Church and others.
a1- It is associated with rebellion.
B- The tattoo has broken taboos or perhaps in some cultures is, in itself, a taboo. b1. Society views tattoos as taboo for its awful aspect in skin and do not follow the stereotype of a standard lifestyle. C- The major disadvantage is about that tattoos are forever. D- It can damage the social image and global purpose of a company. c1. Doubtful reputation.
E- It can produce serious health risks.
Wearing a symbolism determine the main factor in the use of tattoo culture as it is through symbols that the tattooed people try to demonstrate and express their feelings, believes or particular interests into society whether personal or cultural. Work cited
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Tattoos are now just considered as a style, a way of expression, a form of art, sometimes socio-economic level, and essentially they are a way of identity of each as individual. This paper will make clear important aspects which determine that tattoos are just part of a culture, functioning as identity of people who have one. Also, to demonstrate that tattoos are not related with values and moral of a person and to make a change of mind in those who do not accept the fact that a tattooed person can be seen without social stigmata. Furthermore, the major purpose of this paper is whether tattoos should be accepted at the time of getting or not?
In the first place, this deals with a way of identity and culture. But before...