Final Draft - Stephanie Afflerbach Rhetoric and Composition...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Stephanie Afflerbach Rhetoric and Composition Mr. Serensits Definition Final Draft February 21, 2008 In today’s period of time people feel “real men wear pink” refers to the male gender being gay, when caught wearing the color pink. There has always been a saying passed down from generation to generation which consists of “don’t judge a book by its cover.” What most people don’t realize is that the phrase doesn’t always refer to being gay but could also include the meaning of awareness in cancer or even dealing with the fashion industry. The phrase “real men wear pink” has more than one meaning to it, such as fashion, morality, cancer and even sporting events. Some people throughout society feel that the phrase “real men wear pink” implies to the men who are gay, but there are several other meanings to this phrase. One meaning this phrase is mainly applied to be cancer. There are men who are more than willing to wear pink to help support those with cancer and to help raise money for that type of cancer. For example, breast cancer involves wearing pink. Both genders in society wear pink to support this event during the month of October when taking place. Cancer events have become widely known for using the color pink. This is where the saying “don’t judge a book by its cover” comes in, where most people are willing to judge the men who wear the color pink. Some just don’t even think and just say what’s on their mind about the guys who are wearing pink, it’s like they don’t realize that the men wearing pink could be for a cancer event taking place. There are such events like the Breast Cancer 5k and 10k walk, also along with the three- day walk that takes place. These events are taken place every year mainly during the fall time. 1
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Many men will sign up for these events to help support the survivors of breast cancer. They also wear this color to help raise money to increase the research of technology and drugs for the cancer. The phrase “real men wear pink” for cancer events is not meant to be judged but to for
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern