First Image In Society

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The definition of image is "a respiration of the external form of a person 's or thing of art.” In society, a person 's image creates a first impression. The way you are dressed, the way your hair is cut, and for females, how you wear your makeup is the first thing people notice. A person’s image is always makes the first impression. Their choice in hobbies or their career can vest and ragged jeans may work for a construction company. A person that likes to play sports may be wearing a tee-shirt, basketball shorts and slides. A first image can also be used to describe a person 's age, but the key things that people will use to judge a person’s character are race, clothing appearance and gender. People believe that first impressions are always …show more content…
In the Ted Talk video, Cameron Russell mentions the time she and her friend got pulled over by a police officer. After being pulled over for running through a stop sign the only thing her friend had to say was “I 'm sorry officer” to get out of a ticket. She said that she got out of it because of this thing call “special privilege”. These were two young caucasian females, one a super model and the other a wealthy young lady. At the time they were both staying in New York and doing a little shopping. She explained that special privilege is not based off who you are, but how you look. A black male walks into a retail store with his hands in his pockets. As he is looking for clothes clerks in the store seem to follow him. Every item he picks up, the clerks seem to focus in harder and even start to walk towards him asking “hey sir are you finding everything okay?” The man overhears one of the clerks say into a headset “watch the man in the blue jeans and white shirt.” When the man heard them, he exited the …show more content…
While working in retail I have noticed females try to get over on males by flirting, sometimes touching, just even asking for a discount just to get with they want. The funny thing is men do the same but in a different way. For example the other day I was working this guy walks over to the male section and starts to shop. As I was putting clothes back the rails the guy start to look over at my co-worker as she goes to fix the sign. In some way she approaches him not on purpose but because simply there was a sign behind him. So in his mindset I guess he was thinking that she wanted to talk to him, so he tries to talk to her. He ask for her name, then he tries to make jokes and she just wasn 't budging. As they continue to talk you notice that he keeps striking out, punch line after, punch line after, nothing he was saying was working. While I 'm laughing I notice he pull a card out of his pocket and then said “I 'm rapper here 's my card my link is in the back and if interested it in be one of one my video call the number on the front that 's me “ she looks back at me making eye contact in laughter and confusion. I just look like I don 't know what 's going on. He then look over at her and then suggest something by saying “he how about this if I get a discount I let you be in one of my videos”. She replies back “ haha I think about it “ . After that we both walk away in laugher and continue our day at work. Not only

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