Rich and Famous or Poor and Unnoticed
“Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes
them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially,
fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest,” stated Kate
Winslet. This quote is one person’s perspective of plastic surgery. Ruth in the book, The
Life and Loves of a She-Devil
by Fay Weldon, believes that nature is meant to be
However, do most people see their bodies as just a part of nature, or
do people see themselves as more than that. Seeing one’s body as just a part of nature,
to me, is like seeing myself as a tree.
My body is more than that, in my opinion.
If I was
given this body by God then I see it as that was what he wanted me to have, not to
change it. I guess I’m saying I would never undergo plastic surgery just to have it done.
For instance like breast implants, liposuction, face lifts, tummy tucks, etc. However, if it
was medically necessary, I would consider it. For example, if I was in a really bad car
accident and needed my face repaired I would.
However, I see this as an act for myself
confidence to make me feel better.
I even see it as a necessity, such as, that maybe
that would be the only way I would be able to see again or talk again. People have
different reasons to get plastic surgery.
Society plays a big part in that decision.
One has to know a little bit of the story The Life and Loves of a She-Devil
starts off with Ruth and Bobbo being forced into a marriage because Ruth got pregnant.