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    [18] Mattel said that the waist of the Barbie doll was made small because the waistbands of her clothes‚ along with their seams‚ snaps‚ and zippers‚ added bulk to her figure.[19] In 1997‚ Barbie’s body mold was redesigned and given a wider waist‚ with Mattel saying that this would make the doll better suited to contemporary fashion designs.[20][21] "Colored Francie" made her debut in 1967‚ and she is sometimes described as the first African American Barbie doll. However‚ she was produced using the

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    At the age of 41‚ Barbie is one of the longest living toys in America. While she may not be the face of America‚ she has a well-known American face that not only created the doll industry but also set the standard. Her many faces‚ hairstyles‚ careers‚ and even wardrobe luxuries are seen nearly everywhere you go. Barbara Millicent Roberts‚ better known as Barbie‚ made her debut at the America Toy Fair in New York City in the winter of 1959. Barbie has continued to evolve with the changing

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    com/od/bstartinventions/a/The-History-Of-Barbie-Dolls.htm 1.Barbie’s "real" measurements are 5 inches (bust)‚ 3 ¼ inches (waist)‚ 5 3/16 inches (hips) 2.Her weight is 7 ¼ ounces‚ and her height is 11.5 inches tall. 3.The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by Ruth Handler (co-founder of Mattel)‚ whose own daughter was called Barbara. 4.Barbie was introduced to the world at the American Toy Fair in New York City. 5.The Ken doll was named after Ruth’s son and was introduced two years after Barbie in 1961. http://xroads

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    revision Who is Barbie? What does she stand for? Do all younger girls envy her? Emily Prager is a columnist for the New York Times and a fiction writer who has written many books. She reads an article in the New York Times about a man’s death‚ Jack Ryan. He was an inventor and designer‚ a man with many accomplishments. As Prager reads on‚ to her astonishment‚ she discovers that one of Ryan’s accomplishments was designing Barbie. “Of course‚” she thought. Why would a woman make Barbie with a “39 inch

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    Barbie: The Bitch Has Everything? On eBay‚ a bidder can purchase a pink license plate frame that says‚ “I want to be Barbie. The bitch has everything.” Barbie appears to have the perfect body‚ Ken‚ her handsome boyfriend‚ a multitude of careers ranging from a teacher to an astronaut‚ and an endless wardrobe with all the accessories. But a close examination of Barbie may reveal that she does not have everything. Mattel’s Barbie doll has enjoyed a long and profitable history. Invented by

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    Barbie®: Mattel Corporation ‘I’m a blonde bimbo girl‚ in a fantasy world.....Life in plastic. It’s fantastic.’ (Aqua) Barbie was born in 1959 but she has never aged because she is a doll. To date over 1 billion Barbies have been sold by the US company that own her - Mattel Corporation. Ruth Handler‚ who founded the company along with her husband‚ Elliot‚ modelled the doll on an 11½ inch plastic German toy called Lilli sold to adult men. She named the adapted doll after her daughter‚ Barbara

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    Is Barbie the ideal woman? For generations she’s been the doll that little girls have aspired to be–a party girl‚ career woman and bathing beauty all wrapped into one . In Marge Piercy’s poem entitled "Barbie Doll‚" the title underscores the theme of the poem‚ which is that girls are ultimately and fatally entrapped by society’s narrow definitions of feminine behavior and beauty. By comparing the young lady in the poem to a Barbie doll‚ the author reveals the irony of the title. In the poem‚ the

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    Title: history of Barbie Specific purpose: to inform my audience about the history of Barbie Introduction: how many of you watch the Barbie story? Is there anyone left on the planet that doesn’t know what a Barbie doll is? I knew that everybody know about the story of Barbie‚ but how many of you know about history of Barbie? Now‚ I will give you the information about the history of Barbie. Barbie dolls are sold nearly worldwide. They have been the subject of numerous books and controversies‚

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    The Barbie Doll

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    We all know her‚ She’s a successful businesswoman‚ a member of a rock band‚ the first women in the moon and a Women’s World Cup Soccer player. Who is this superstar? It’s none other than Barbie doll; the doll who is only 50 years old and still looks like a teenager. This story takes place in the 30’s. It’s a story that’s starts out sounding like one we’ve all heard before. A young girl meets a boy and they fall in love‚ the girl graduates from high school. She has visions of a great career success

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    Barbie. history

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    Barbie Purpose statement: The purpose of this speech is to inform the audience about Barbie. INTRODUCTION: I. Did you know in every second of everyday‚ two Barbie dolls are sold somewhere in the world? A. Barbie was invented in 1959 by Ruth Handler. B. She was introduced to the world at the American Toy Fair in New York City. II. Barbie has been an important part of the toy fashion doll market for fifty years. A. She has been the subject of numerous controversies and lawsuits

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