Observable Identity In Pop Culture

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Within society pop culture portrays many false ideas about individuals, these false concepts of character can sometimes portray an observable identity of the individual. People then make assumptions about the individual based on the visual perception that they have of you. This concept is especially true in the professional world. It is something I have experienced in both work places that I am currently in. When people see me, the observable identity that they see is a young-looking, attractive, ditzy, blonde girl. However, half of this perception is instantly proved wrong once an individual truly gets to know me. When striking up a conversation with someone, they are surprised when I tell them what I do for a living. I am a 19 year old woman …show more content…
I don 't wear makeup and I dress fairly modest compared to my peers, so I am often times mistaken for much younger than 19 years old. When someone thinks of a preschool teacher they don’t picture a young 15 year old looking girl. Pop culture has portrayed teachers as much older and wiser who would seem like they have years of experience working with children. Whenever pop culture breaks away from this mold its usually in two different ways. The teacher is either showed in a humorous or sensual light. Much like the movie Kindergarten Cop, where Arnold Schwarzenegger pretends to be the goofy lovable teacher when he’s really an undercover cop. He then falls for the real teacher, who is extremely attractive and lusted over. I am neither of those things. Nineteen is already a fairly young age to be a teacher, I however have been cursed with looking even younger than I already am. So I have experienced a lot of difficulties at the school I work at because parents are concerned with my ability to teach and take care of their …show more content…
The reason most females don 't stay is a combination of the amount of physical labor that is involved with the job as well as sexual harassment from the men who golf. The only other female that has worked in the cart barn was a seventeen year old girl who was an award winning golfer at her school.. She ended up quitting five months in because her parents felt uncomfortable with the environment that their young daughter was in. The only reasons I feel comfortable staying is because I work with my twin brother and my boyfriend. My boyfriend is a pro golfer who works for free golf. He started talking to me one day because two older men were following me into the restaurant. He walked up and started a conversation with me which caused the two men to immediately walk past us and out the other door. My boyfriend has told me how surprised he was to meet me at a golf course. The reason behind this is because I 'm small and attractive. I combination that he has only seen from girls at the bar. Often times when a female is at a golf course they are older, a bartender, or a young golfer who is focusing on her career. There is rarely ever any attractive young females there for the fun of

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