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  • Toy Store

    section. The first thing I did was to take a look at the boys section and then the girls section. The reason I split those to up is for what I found. I looked down each. When I looked down the one section it was more dark and gloomy looking. Then I walked to the other isle and looked down that one. What I seen in that isle was a much brighter isle which was lit up with bright colors. I entered the girls section first and the first color that seemed to stand out to me was the pink. The

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  • My Quinceañera

    into the person I am today. To nearly all teenage girls what comes to mind when they think or hear about a quinceañera is the party. They imagine the dress‚ the limousine‚ the enormous reception hall and the dance. Problem is; that most eager birthday girls including myself‚ it takes the whole experience to really understand how symbolic and meaningful the celebration really is. Although it may simply be a big fifteenth birthday party to some girls but‚ for me it was an eye opening learning experience

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  • Water Is My Life

    India today a lot of attention is given to the plight of girl children and the position of women in Indian society. At the heart of this problem is the practice of female foeticide‚ the unnaturally low ratio of girls to boys‚ and the 54% literacy level for women in India as a whole. In April 2008 PM Manmohan Singh launched the country’s biggest ever campaign against the practice of female foeticide at the National Meeting on “Save the Girl Child”‚ and his commendable speech is printed below. It

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  • The Culture of the Thin Bites Fiji

    bodies. In 1995‚ a change in the Fijian view occurred. The main reason for this change was due to American television being brought into the island. “Suddenly‚ the girls of rural coastal villages were watching the girls of Melrose Place and Beverly Hills 90210‚ not to mention Seinfeld and E.R.” (Goodman 608-610). As the women and girls began to watch these shows‚ the appearance of being fat suddenly became hideous. Soon‚ all the Fijian

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  • Cultural Artifact

    you consider yourselves young adults? Ok now does your family recognize you as a young adult? There is a point in your life when your family starts to see you as a young adult. For Hispanic girls they are seen as a young adult at the age of 15. B. I have here with me today a high heel. You done see little girls wearing heels right…you usually see young woman and adults wearing them. So this heel represents maturity. I am Hispanic and for my 15th birthday I had a quinceanera. This is similar to a sweet

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  • English comparative critique

    mainly discusses the Disney consumer products having a major influence on the young girls today. Although in both of these articles‚ Orenstein and Poniewozik act as if they are feminist‚ they both have different reasons to why they are against young girls being princesses today. Poniewozik begins by stating that it is a nightmare for the young girls wanting to be princesses today. Society expects every little girl wants to be a princess. Poniewozik blames Hollywood for this. It’s true in recent

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  • Barbie: The Ideal Woman

    Society today‚ has changed people in the way how they act‚ and dress. The short story Barbie Q explains that a Barbie is the ideal woman. The Barbie is an example of what women believe to be perfect. The quote “So what if we didn’t Get our new bendable legs Barbie in nice clean boxes and had to buy them on Maxwell street all water soaked and sooty”(Cisneros). This quote means that anyone would buy a Barbie for a cheaper price because they didn’t have the money at the time and who would care if the

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  • Tacit Codes

    know far better than any other is girl code. Not all girls understand the implied policies you’re supposed to follow and I feel they should get a fair warning before it’s too late. Every group has its own set of unspoken rules that define the basis of what is to be known and ensure the feeling that you belong‚ much like that of one of the most baffling codes that exists today: girl code. One of the most well known‚ but not always carried out‚ rules in girl code is to never talk behind each

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  • Celia Behind Me

    Girls We hate because we fear‚ and what we fear is what we do not want to happen. One of the greatest fears in childhood is probably the fear of not being accepted by peers‚ and instead being frozen out. Many children are willing to go far to eradicate the possibility of being in a similar situation. Some children are even pushed so far that they show a side of personality‚ they never wanted to see because of the fear. This is a topic that the short story Girls deals with. Celia has always

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  • John Updike: a&P

    would change his self from here on out. The name‚ “Queenie”‚ Updike uses for one of the girls is the symbol that gives Sammie the courage to express his greatness in the climax of the story. As three girls walk into the convenient store in only bathing suits‚ all attention of the male employees are geared toward them. Sammie‚ in particular‚ charged a woman twice for an item because he was starring at the girls. The woman seemed to have been proud for finally catching a mistake at the register from

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