Essay Advertising and Breast Augmentation
Why do we advertise products? What are the implications of these advertisements? How do advertisements further impact our society and culture? These are all very important questions to look at when discussing the motivation, success or failure and ultimately the impact of advertising. How does advertising affect our images of ourselves, and what we are ideally supposed to be? In trying to produce stimulating ads is the industry selling the viewers short of obtainable images? Obviously everyone is not built to be able to obtain the bodies set in the images before us, but many are willing to undergo surgical procedures to try and eventually obtain such body images.
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With our societal acceptance of such visual images being interpreted as "normal", it leaves very little room for women to accept ideas of their own body image. When everything that is surrounding you is telling you that you must conform to a certain weight or bust size it can be hard to fight the feelings of inadequacy. Take for example the contest of Miss