Reaction Paper

Topics: English-language films, UK Singles Chart number-one singles, Physical attractiveness Pages: 2 (715 words) Published: September 30, 2012
Reaction Paper
Robert Rodriguez
South West University

Evolution a dove film created by Tim Piper, the author takes a unique perspective on how the social media defines beauty. The question is how do we perceive what’s beautiful and what really means to us. The definition of beauty or beautiful according to the (1) oxford dictionary is: 1 [mass noun] a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight: [as: modifier] denoting something intended to make someone more attractive: beauty treatment.

In my opinion the only safe definition of beauty is a kind of harmony of form that makes a thing pleasant to look at for ourselves. Both genders are aware of the social need to embellish them, in order achieve something that is closer to the ideal.

The vision we see in magazines and on TV its not real anymore there are to many factors involved such as makeup, photo shop, and computer use to distort the true picture to accomplish the selling of the product that promises that your image may change as the model used in the campaign. But beauty is seen different by every culture the implications of beauty are prominent in every culture and have a strong influence on the way women are perceived. Across the world, different cultural perceptions uphold an ideal of beauty that is linked to sexual appeal and social status, in general, the appeal of beauty is to attract a sexual partner or attain a higher status in society, for example we look at the ideals of woman’s beauty of the Renaissance painters or Greek sculptors, the majority of modern people – both men and women – would be somewhat disgusted. The only thing that is absolute is our own opinion, however paradoxical it may sound. The purpose of beauty is the feeling and consequences from being beautiful. 

Unfortunately not all people have the same opinion as me, maybe your idea of beauty in general is base only in how you look in the...
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