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lastname1 Beauty by Jane Martin Student’s Name Institutional affiliation Beauty by Jane Martin Beauty by Jane Martin is a play that reveals how people only focus on their ugly sides and the beautiful side of other people. It reveals the selfish nature of human beings and how people get blinded by the outside appearance rather than the inside. The main characters are Carla and Bethany and are the opposite of each other. Carla is an unsuccessful model and is described to be very beautiful ( McMahan , 2017) . Bethany on the other hand is a talented writer, accountant but lacks beauty. The irony is that neither of the girls appreciates what they have and instead admires what the other person has. Carla and Bethany share common traits that are common in the modern-day woman. Through the two characters, the author develops the theme of self-image which may reflect her experiences or that of her friends. Considering her identity as a modern woman from Kentucky, it makes sense that she may have used the two characters to mirror her life. It is also worth noting that despite their differences in views and appearances, Carla and Bethany still manage to have a close friendship. The author successfully portrays the two women as all-rounded and young individuals who are not complicated. They are also professionals in the different fields they work in and their conversations reveal a lot about their nature and beliefs. This essay shall focus on the author’s main points and how relatable they are to many young individuals in the current society.
lastname2 Jane Martin claims that it is important to be happy about ourselves and focus on the positive things in our lives. I do agree with this because failure to do so reduces us to negative, jealous and ungrateful individuals which in turn affects the quality of our lives. It is sad that

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