Argumentative Essay On Olivia

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Olivia comes out from the corner on the stage in an eye catching and stunning dress, which is a light pink dress with ruffles on the ends that have coruscating crystals. Olivia’s heels are glistening white with a polished finish. Her toes are wailing and trying to find a comfortable position. Olivia flashes her fabricated teeth that sparkle in the light. As she twirls on the stage showing off her gown, her animated hair follows behind her in with large curls that look like tunnels from a distance. In those few seconds, Olivia perceives that all eyes are on her. Olivia perceives she has to be the best. Olivia perceives that being beautiful is the only way. Her mom is in the crowd shouting and is rooting for her and is pleased with what she, …show more content…
Olivia’s mother made sure that everyone at the pageant knew that they were the unbeatable. Olivia finishes her routine and walks off feeling trepidatious as she watched the most prominent people in the world reckon how beauteous she is. Consider the possibility that Olivia will continue her life convincing herself that beauty is the only way. Do these pageants teach Olivia anything about life? How to evaluate math problems? How to write essays? The answer is simple and clear, without question, no. Obviously, there are many more things that we can choose to ban, but ultimately, starting with pageants can make a difference to some little girl’s life and make them become more invested in growing their internal selves, and learn to make themselves internally beautiful. Within reason child pageants should be banned. The reasons are simply clear for people to see, that beauty would take over the children that should grow their internal selves. Moreover in these pageants, parents take the chance to neglect their children! What is hidden behind the makeup and resplendent dresses, is the fact that health issues form after and during these abhorrent …show more content…
No one will argue that children focus too much on growing themselves beautiful on the outside than focusing on building their internal selves when participating in pageants. Adding to that point, “Toddler and Tiaras” is a very much popular show all across the world which unveils the most sassiest and the most dramatic pageant moments/girls. At the start of one of their videos named “The WORST Toddler & Parent Tantrums Ever!” a little girl is asked if she was beautiful by one of the people behind the camera. The little pageant princess goes on to say, “You said I was, if I was beautiful and I’m always beautiful. You said, are you beautiful? And I said I’m always- and I was almost gonna say. Mommy, she’s thinking I’m not beautiful…” Then this little girl starts to sob and has a breakdown by running down the hallway sobbing. This little girl is a example of a someone who has the idea that beautiful is the only way. That even a thought of not always being beautiful is inadequate. This little girl has been brainwashed by glitter and hairspray. Now think, how will this girl grow up thinking that “being beautiful” is the only way? Just think about the havoc that pageants have done to this little princess. Those on the other side of the issue may say that pageants build self confidence in these little girls who participate in these

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