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  • Pin-Up Girl Research Paper

    The Beginning The pin-up girls of yesterday, where did they start and what came first? The actresses who posed for photos found it to be liberating and an attempt to fight for sexual equality, whether they knew it or not. The women models in wartime were popular with the troops and gave them something to dream about and be their fantasies. How you can go from being the girl next door with sweet innocent, to look like sexy vixen in the bedroom. What is a pin-up girl? According to Picture Post a pin-up girl is pictures of women all reproduced in the same dimensions, in black and white or color and without identifying labels, images range from nude art to portraits of actresses (Williams, 2011, p. 551). The sex symbols in pictures and photos started with Gibson Girl in the 1890’s by artist Charles Gibson. The Gibson Girl’s Illustrations mostly in Harper’s Weekly, he later worked for Life Magazine and the National Academy of Design. The other big magazines to get your girls is Photoplay, started in 1911, but by March of 1914 it replaced its covers with pin up style covers of actresses and pictured only actresses inside the magazine. D.W Griffith was the first and only man that ever made the cover in 1916…

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  • The Archetype Of The Gibson Girls

    America has a long standing tradition of constantly evolving their ideal beauty standards. For example, there was a gradual shift in the 2000’s when models like Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell traded in their stick thin aesthetic for a still thin but athletic curvy figure such as models like Kylie Jenner and Gigi Hadid. The progression of Americas beauty has a global presence that affects many nations. In the beginning of the United States existence their standards of beauty were similar to much…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Ain T I A Woman By Sojourner Truth

    “Ain’t I a Woman?” by Sojourner Truth used rhetorical strategies very effectively. Truth used rhetorical strategies effectively because her tone, text structure, figurative language, and the rhetorical devices she used let the audience know what she was feeling and why she was fighting for was she was fighting for. Truth used many rhetorical strategies in her speech but pathos, logos, ethos, allusion, juxtaposition, and pinpointing really made her argument valid and strong. Sojourner Truth’s…

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  • Pin Vs Pinfluencer

    A promoted pin and a Pinfluencer share a few similarities and differences in what they offer to businesses. A promoted pin is defined by Pinterest as a pin that businesses pay for to reach consumers where they would be more likely to notice them. Pinterest may show you relevant promoted pins based on your interests and things you do on the site. Promoted pins were first offered to select brands and eventually that service was made available to all brands. A Pinterest influencer, or Pinfluencer,…

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  • Mandolin: A Short Story

    Mandolin. She felt her pockets and found a bobby pin, the broken watch she forgot to fix and the cough drop she took out her mouth so she wouldn’t choke. How could she just let herself come unprepared. Wait. I have an idea. Grabbing the hairpin, I quickly check both ways before sprinting across the street. Why is the dog still following me. I run up to the gate to my neighbor’s house and pick the lock with the bobby pin. Running through…

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  • Disney-Pixar's Character Education In The Movie Up

    Character Education in Up Disney-Pixar is the undisputed king of the animation film industry. Each of their productions is synonymous with “Top Grossing” and commandes raving fanatics and 5 stars ratings. “Up” is no exception. As the title suggests, “Up” is a movie that with each viewing seems only to bring the enjoyment and fantastical pleasure gleaned from this movie up. One of innumerous Disney films that are regarded as instant classics, Up was created in 2009 and to the surprise of no…

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  • College Essay On Openness

    Only a few months ago I was in classrooms with people my age, I had to tell a teacher or staff member where I would be at all times, and I had to attend six classes, five days a week. When I arrived here, I felt like I was in a completely different country. Some students get up and just leave the classroom early and never come back, and the professors never say anything. There are no “yard duty” staff members or “narks” all over campus telling people where they can or can’t sit. I have to buy my…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Change Into My Dance

    Walking aimlessly through a parking lot is not something an eight year old should do. Much less dressed in a bright, royal blue tutu while trying to ignore the strange stares that were being thrown her way. The blue outfit was not the reason why people were staring, I should know because that eight year old was me and that night is one I love to remember. “Wake up, Cindy! If you don’t start getting ready now we’re going to be late for dress rehearsal.” my mother’s strong voice called from my…

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  • Cool Hair Styles Research Paper

    Top 9 Cool Hairstyles for Girls Girls always like to stay up-to-date with the changing fashion and trends. At this moment, you will find tons of hairstyles, according to your face shape. The challenge is selecting the one that will make you look trendy and modern. Thus, we have brought to you some of the coolest hairstyles suitable for girls. 1. Rumpled Pixie This is a short hairstyle which is still in fashion. You can wear this look easily at your school or college. The hair should be soft…

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  • Compare And Contrast Walmart And Walgreens

    Toy stores are amazing to me. I love to see children run around and pick up this and that. For this assignment I visited a variety of stores. Two in particular stood out to me. Those two were Walmart and Walgreens. While you would not normally think Walgreens as a toy store it is. In this paper I came going to compare both Walmart and Walgreens and I am going to do that by answering each of the questions provided on the assignment sheet. The toys are mostly aimed for boys in Walgreens. The…

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