Essay on Barbie As A Role Model
Some argue that she is not a good role model just because of her body image. They are so focused on what she looks like that they ignore what she represents.
“There are so many representations of Barbie doing jobs that are usually dominated by males, proving that she is an icon for feminism and an all-around good role model for young girls.”
“Men are usually the ones portrayed as doctors, NASCAR drivers or military officers, but Barbie will not stand for that. She sends a message to young girls telling them they are able to do anything that boys can do, essentially tearing apart the gender binary.”
She is a good influence in many other ways too. For example, Barbie dolls teaches the different types of ethnicity and that they can play together. “My Barbies were all different skin tones. My mother wanted me to understand diversity through my dolls,…