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reflection paper 3 - 1 The media has been depicting the...

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1 The media has been depicting the woman as a sex symbol for decades. In the fifties she was the trophy wife who cooked and cleaned to serve the man after he brought home the bacon after a long days work. In more modern times, she is featured as the super mom or the sex kitten. With film, television and magazines, no matter what woman are portrayed as, there is always a heavy emphasis placed on body image, self identity and eroticization. Body image in society is something that has come into the spot light over the last year. Models and movie stars have been featured on the covers of magazines looking like anorexics for years. Young girls, who once took cues from their mothers at a young age on body size, are now turning to magazines and television shows more than ever for tips to improve upon their own physical appearance. It is a stereotype placed upon all women by men that the perfect female should be small, dainty and should not occupy a lot of space with their body mass. Heavier women are frowned upon, laughed at and scrutinized by men and compared to the image
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course ENG 200 taught by Professor Can'tremember during the Spring '10 term at La Salle.

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