English 101, Claiborne Christian
18 November 2012
Botox vs Easting Disorder: Which is More Serious?
“I Worked Hard for That Furrowed Brow” and “The Globalization of Eating Disorders” shows us that beauty comes within. While both essay’s use pathos, “The Globalization of Eating Disorders” is stronger, because it shows what actual girls go through today. Now in “I Worked Hard for That Furrowed Brow” shows the humor of Botox. It shows the fact that women want to hide their emotions through their faces being so tight. But “The Globalization of Eating Disorder” it shows that with a little change it is able to change a girl’s life.
In “I Worked Hard for That Furrowed Brow” By Ellen Goodman, Goodman uses pathos to show the humor of getting Botox. With Goodman using humor to talk about Botox the issue is not that concerning. She makes it seem like Botox is just a joke instead of something that maybe very serious. Like letting your body age naturally instead of making your face so tight you are not able to move and you’re not able to express your emotions to something. It is so funny how women what to hide who they really are with Botox. They should let their body’s age naturally instead of injecting there body’s with who knows what.
Now in “The Globalization of Eating Disorders” by Susan Bordo, Bordo uses pathos to show the seriousness of being a girl with an eating disorder. Bordo talks about the seriousness of having this disorder, she talks about how with one little change it is able to change someone’s life forever. She uses the example of foreign countries and talks about with just a television or a magazine it can change how a girl looks at herself and is able to change her life. Because they just want to fit in with the trend of being skinny and wanting to look like the stars they see on the TV and in the magazines (724).
These two women write in to completely different styles of writing. Goodman writes in a more humors...