The Differences Of The Girls And Girl Toys

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When I walked down the aisles, they were usually separated between boys, girls, and for all genders. You can tell by the color of the aisle. The girl aisle was mostly done in pink and purple. The boy aisle was mostly done with blue and green. I even noticed that the writing on the packages were even different. The girl toys had a more feminine writing and the boy toys were in a bold, manly writing. The girl toys usually had a picture of a girl playing with the toy and with the boy toys they had a little boy playing with it. For both sexes, it was usually in red, sometimes green or yellow. They did not really have a picture of the kids and when they did, it was both genders playing with it. The font on the boxes were different than of the two …show more content…
The boy toys were action figures, cars, trains, drums, guns, building objects, and boy superheroes and their action set. The ones that they were able to play together were play-dough, blocks, kitchen supplies, bubbles, family games, doctor, and bouncing balls. The girl and the boy toys, I feel is preparing what they are supposed to be like in the world. The girls have the baking, the babies, the make-up and jewelry, and other things that show what girls are like in the future. We are the ones who take care of the house, have to look all pretty, and take care of the children. On the other hand, I feel like they are preparing the men to be the masculine figure that they are in life. The building is like how we are always told that men are great at fixing things. The shooting, which is manly and cars which are known for men as well in the future. They are showing that pink and purple are for girls. However, they had blue and green are for the boys. Children are shown at a young age what a girl is supposed to be like. For example, their writing is supposed to be different than what a man 's writing is supposed to be like. They are also shown at a young age beauty is everything and boys are shown that masculinity is everything as …show more content…
These parents had to take care of this child as an experiment to see how the child is going to end up like without treating the child based on it 's sex. They had to be careful about what they bought from the store, so they had to buy both gender toys or things that were not gendered at all. They had to be careful what they said to the child, so they do not influence the child in any way that it is a girl or a boy. They wanted to see what the child was going to be like. The author states, “Mr. Jones wandered the aisles trying to find what X needed. But everything was in sections marked BOYS or GIRLS: "Boys ' Pajamas" and "Girls ' Underwear" and "Boys ' Fire Engines" and "Girls ' Housekeeping Sets” (Gould, 1). This example shows that our toys are gendered in specific ways even though it is not completely bad. The man could not find toys that were specifically not gendered in any way. He had to go and buy both kinds because they did not want to influence them in any

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