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    Inner Beauty vs. Physical Beauty “It’s not about what’s on the outside, it’s about what’s on the inside.” This quote is widely known around the world. Inner beauty and physical beauty are two ways to categorize beauty. In addition, each of these categories can be further broken down into subcategories. These different aspects of beauty can be obtained or improved in many ways and are important to different people in varying degrees. There are many different aspects of physical and inner beauty and they can be obtained or improved in many ways, and is important in different areas. Whether someone is considered beautiful, internally or externally, is subjective. Another famous quote is “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. There are generally…

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    Society places values to outward presence of beauty. Maya Angelou, who is the author of the poem “Phenomenal Woman,” explains that inner beauty is her strength. This work not only celebrates women of any shape and size, but also the power and strength women have within themselves. Angelou wrote this in the 1970’s towards the end of the Black Arts Movement. Women of color began taking the place of what society had traditionally set in the public eye, which was the white woman with a fashion…

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    Beauty is perceived by the mind differently for every individual. The concept of beauty is described as the way your mind takes a glimpse at an object, person, or basically anything that can be judged. Beauty is opinionated, therefore it cannot be proven wrong for any individual. Physical beauty and and inner beauty are the two categories of beauty. The human eye and the human mind work together to create their own visualization of human beauty. Physical beauty is something we inherit or get…

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    Inner Beauty The Puritans of the colonial time became notorious for their strict religious virtues. They interpreted various events and objects as satanic or malicious. Their society condemned those who did not share their beliefs, and believed that a select few were predestined to live in heaven after death. The Puritans followed the custom of devoting their lives to God because there was a chance that any of them were already chosen for salvation. Hawthorne loathed their oppressive…

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    Paris is the city of lights, romance, and love. Set during the Franco-Spanish War, Rostand’s comedic play defines love through the conflict between inner and outer beauty. Symbolizing inner beauty, Cyrano is pinned against Christian’s outer beauty. When Cyrano is finally able to overcome the barrier of outer appearance, he is able to take with him his pride and declare his love. From the very beginning, Cyrano’s nose is associated with his most prominent fault; insecurity. Although he is…

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    A great poet and dramatist, Edmond Rostand, in his play, Cyrano De Bergerac, outlines the importance of inner and outer beauty and deception that comes with it. Rostand’s purpose is to show how people’s perceptions of themselves can cause problems. Rostand adopts a dramatic, but humorous, tone in order to convey to his readers that everyone is different with their own flaws and perfections, so trying to be like someone else is being untrue to you, which can cause problems. The main…

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    Definition Essay Beauty

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    “What is Beauty?” Beauty can be defined as the qualities of a person that gives pleasure to one's senses. The day we are born, we are all considered to be beautiful, inside and out. As we grow, each of us develops our own unique personality. This is the point at which the inner beauty and the outer beauty either become one or part ways. Inner beauty and outer beauty are subjective. Both types of beauty play a major impact in life through first impressions, jobs, social status, and even…

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    “Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyle and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather it should be that of your inner self”. That verse taken from 1 Peter 3:3-4 simply states that inner beauty surpasses outer beauty. In the society we live in today, it’s difficult to believe that character, mind, and heart is still valued when the only thing that seems to be trending are the Kardashian’s. Difficult indeed, but many cases prove that statement to…

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    about beauty and aesthetic pleasure, buthowever Dorian takes it to the extreme and becomes completely enveloped in beauty. Throughout the novel, these two hedonistic men idolize beauty, but as they idolize it, they also push said beauty away. In Lord Henry's monologue, Lord Henry influences Dorian to view his shallow beauty as more important than his beauty of intellect and inner beauty, saying “Beauty is a form of Genius - is higher, indeed, than Genius” (Wilde…

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    Synthesis Essay On Beauty

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    Beauty is not a direct representation of the inner self. It does not express the qualities of a person or his or her skills. However beauty is given a powerful role. Society has placed a higher importance on physical traits instead of inner qualities, thus many women are overly obsessed with their outward look instead of bettering their inner self. Women are expected to look their best at all times. Whether they are going out to dinner, to the supermarket, or for a jog, society is not lenient…

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