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Carmeka Portis
Jeannie Anderson
English 1101
11/09/12
Informative Essay
Informative Essay
Advertising today is a bitter sweet form of communication. Advertising can be a very reliable source of information. It also can be used to contribute to the over spending, depression and in aiding society to live above their means. At an early age, little girls are shown the images of princesses in Disney movies. These movies depict the importance of beauty and how one is accepted in society because of her appearance. In the Disney movie Cinderella, it shows Cinderella in rags. It shows her as a servant for her step mother and her step sisters. In that image she was shown as having no importance to anyone, but her animal friends. Later in the movie Cinderella is turned into this beautiful woman. In that image it shows her attracting the Prince, the most important man in the kingdom. All eyes were on her she was the most beautiful woman in the room. The movie also showed that when she was perceived as beautiful she was accepted. She was able to find a man, and her economic status changed because of her beauty. This is just one of the many advertisings girls see on their journey to becoming a woman. As pre-teen girls the image is escalated to Barbie Dolls. They are shown that a slim curvy body is the depiction of a beautiful woman. This image shows details. It shows that big breast a tiny waist, curvature of the hips and slender thighs is what a beautiful woman should look like. I was viewing different channels on you tube, and I found that in some countries beauty is determined by how fair your skin tone is. Some advertising in Asia, India, Jamaica and other countries tell you that as a woman you have to be fair skinned in order to be beautiful. These countries also are popular in advertising harsh chemicals that are mixed into bleaching creams so that these women can apply them in order to feel better about their selves. It’s sad that there is discrimination, but...
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