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    both aspects of behaviour and form and are deemed beautiful when perceived as appealing by others. Morality is the ability for individuals to think rationally and decipher between what is right and wrong. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Shelley wrestles with themes of beauty and morality. Shelley’s emphasis on appearance in the early chapters of her novel suggests that the aesthetically pleasing are of good nature: however, in the latter, the reader is forced to recognize the prejudices in society made upon exterior…

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    issue. The emergence of the eating disorder bulimia within popular culture, such as tv shows or comedic performances, displays society’s need to conform to specific beauty standards to “fit in” and displays society’s underlying belief that “the end justifies the means.” One of the main causes of an eating disorder like bulimia is a negative body image in individuals which can be caused by mass media, or according to dictionary.com, “any form of communication that reaches a large number of…

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    Lookism In Today's Society

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    “lookism’, a form of discrimination on the grounds of appearance”. (Davis) Lookism has existed from the beginning of time, from men and women being judged whether it be in sports, jobs, schools, dating, and everything in between. People are looked at differently because of the way they present there appearance from the clothes they wear, the way their physique is shaped, and if they are close to societies standards in looking like a average person.…

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    Sarah Hyland would be perfect for the role of Li 'l Bit because she can obtain the physical appearance this character requires. Hyland has the ability to portray a young, adolescent girl and an adult, mature woman by simply altering hairstyles, clothes, and through the use of makeup. For example, she is suppose to represent a juvenile 13 year old girl during a photoshoot with her uncle. However, before in another flashback she needs to act the part of a thirty something year old woman on a bus…

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    It’s a Monday morning when your eyes open to the annoying sound of your phone alarm. You swiftly silent it while you proceed to steal an extra 15 minutes of sleep. Assuming you are similar to most Americans, you probably walked to the bathroom to get ready for your day. Brushing teeth, washing one’s face, and combing one’s hair are just a few examples. Once fully dressed and ready to leave your house or dorm, you hastily rush out the front door. Pause. How many times did you look in the mirror,…

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    worthiness can only be bought and conformity is of a requirement to achieve this value. But what “value” is, is a perception of the human mind. 1 “The things which have the greatest value in use have frequently little or no value in exchange; and on the contrary, those which have the greatest value in exchange have frequently little or no value…

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    No One Can Define Your Beauty Do men and women view beauty in different ways? In the essay “The Ugly Truth about Beauty,” Dave Barry answers this question in his opinion. Barry discusses his views on why women have low self-esteem and why men have a lack of it. Barry’s essay explains the differences between men and women when personal appearance is involved; Barry incorrectly explains how men are okay with being average, that most women have low self-esteem, and that women wear makeup with the…

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    basic human tendency when meeting new people is to automatically assume many things about them just based on their physical appearance. People don’t often consider the fact that a person’s exterior doesn’t have any correlation with their interior. Many people struggle to overcome or ignore this bad habit, for it can lead to the downfall of what might have possibly been a great relationship. In the film, The Outsiders, this concept of judging someone by their appearance, seems to be popular and a…

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    how one’s looks may affect their love life, the importance of beauty may play a fairly large role in places one may not assume, such as a place of business. With that being said, the question of how big a role does one’s appearance really play in their place of work is brought forth. Multiple studies have been done over the years in attempt to find an answer to such a question. Even though a conclusion…

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    Human faces and the physical variations among them have been a significant interest to countless researchers, especially considering the human ability to process, recognize, and distinguish information about facial variations (Little, Jones, & DeBruine, 2011). Additionally, humans may be innately interested in faces and favor attractiveness over unattractiveness as several studies have shown that infants prefer facial stimuli over non-face stimuli (Cassia, Turati, & Simion, 2004; Goren, Sarty, &…

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