Com wk 5 check - A The media gives the wrong idea to people on how their body should but what is happening in the persons head to make them go to

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Unrealistic standards of beauty in the media contribute to eating disorders. I. There are more and more people developing eating disorder and doing harm to their bodies. A. Children believe they need to be thin to be pretty or handsome. B. Even grown adults will do anything to get their bodies to look like a model. 1. They are doing harsh diets to lose weight fast. 2. Adults will go to extremes with exercise routines. 3. They are even going as far as plastic surgery to get the “ideal” body. II. The media portrays models as being perfect with their thin bodies. A. Company’s want thin models to promote their merchandise in hope for sales. B. The media will get a consumers attention by having lots of lights, loud music that is up to date, and catchy slogans. III. How big of a part does the media play in people developing eating disorders?
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Unformatted text preview: A. The media gives the wrong idea to people on how their body should but what is happening in the persons head to make them go to the extreme. B. Why does the media not have average size or bigger sized women in some of the ads? I started off by putting my most effective argument in the beginning so that it will get the reader’s attention and will make them want to read more. Having it right away in my essay will get my argument across because it is something that is happening every day and should be addressed. I had a little trouble with addressing my counter argument and not having it weaken my argument because to me it seem like no matter what way I went with it would somehow put a damper on my argument....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ACCT 231 taught by Professor Shan during the Spring '10 term at Allen University.

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