Article Analysis : ' Snow White ' Essay

1534 Words Dec 10th, 2014 7 Pages
Mirror, mirror on the wall whose the fairest of them all? Sounds familiar right? Everyday Snow Whites stepmother would ask her magic mirror, who is the fairest of them all, the mirror would respond, “You are” until Snow White begins to grow up. At this time, her wicked stepmother asked, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, whose the fairest of them all” the mirror quickly replies, “Snow White is.” The responds she gets back is not what she wants to hear. Many girls have become upset with what they see in the mirror and are concern about their appearance. They struggle to find one thing they like about themselves in the mirror’s reflection and realize that they need more products and clothes to be beautiful.
Overtime, the ideal woman has changed drastically. From the 1800s, woman’s fashion called for the waists to be as tiny as possible. They would wear corsets, making the waists as tiny as it could get, to strive for the perfect ideal women figure. In the mid-1900s, Marilyn Manroe symbolized the ideal figure of having an hourglass body image. Her figure increased popularity of Hollywood films and grew rapidly by the end of the century. Today, the overall impact of society has become so powerful, many girls are beginning to follow the latest trends, and are trying to fit in. Society pressures many women in different direction to try and define what “beauty” really is, from advertisements, social sites, and people all around them, influencing women to feel like they aren’t enough,…

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