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  • Argumentative Essay On Pro Ana

    My Friend Ana In a world filled with women of different shapes and sizes, there can only be one true solution to the perfect body. Welcome to the Pro-Ana lifestyle, a blog, out of many, where young, teen girls are introduced to the life of feeding on what people think of them, and nothing else. The beauty of a thin body is all that matters in this lifestyle, and this can only be defined by “ana,” anorexia. “Stay strong. Starve on” is tagged upon multiple posts along with “What the scale says is the most important thing” in order to provide encouragement to achieve this perfect body and meet society’s outrageous standards. A sixteen year old girl, naming herself L, began this free blog in order to reflect upon her life dealing with anorexia, hoping to realize she isn’t alone in the struggle. This soon became a widespread epidemic. As quickly as anorexia became considered beauty by the media, L’s blog became a campaign to encourage the only ideal that would change her from an unhealthy freak to a beautiful goddess. Using her “Thinspo crush of the week” and…

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  • Anorexia In America Essay

    can. Anorexia does not just come to a person at a random time. There is usually always a source that sparks one 's interest. Believe it or not, most of these sources are found on the web that is observed by the whole world. The "10 Thin Commandments" are known by most participants of anorexia or an eating disorder. Some sites even include a pledge such as the "Letter to Ana" pledge that reads: "I pledge to fear food and to see obese images in the mirror, I will worship and pledge to be a…

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  • Pro Ana Research Paper

    This passage projects Pro Ana as a religion which has rules that you have to obey in order to not be considered a “sinner”. This could easily be interpreted that Ana is a representation of God and to be like Ana is to be a goddess of beauty. Based on the psalms, the aim is to provide the body with the bare minimum that it needs to function. The recurring theme of control appears in the phrase “it trieth my will power”, a statement that shows that it takes a lot of will power to perform…

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  • Pro-Ana Body Image

    Social media and pop culture has a vast impact on supporting and influencing eating disorders. There are several websites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr that support pro-ana (pro-anorexia) and pro-mia…

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  • Pros And Cons Of ANA-GH

    ANA-GH Key Features Muscle gain Body mass gain Strengthens immune system Helps the body to heal quickly Natural Growth Hormones Overview ANA-GH is a natural human growth hormone supplement. Its primary function includes reducing body fat, increasing body mass and muscle mass and strengthens bone density. ANA-GH is generally a weight and mass gainer supplement that contains L-leucine and other amino acids and active ingredients and one interesting natural ingredient in Horny Goat Weed that…

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  • The Things They Carried Narrative Essay

    Memories and Emotions The work of fiction, The Things They Carry, can be categorized as either a novel or a collection of short stories. If one were to put it into a genre, or a sub-genre, then realistic fiction or a memoire would not be inaccurate. All the stories are told through memory; every chapter is a story told through the point of view of one of the men from the Alpha Company. Half as many chapters are about the surviving characters and them reliving their experiences, but the…

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  • The Chicano Social Identity

    “La raza! / Méjicano! / Español! / Latino! / Chicano! / Or whatever I call myself / I look the same / I feel the same / I cry / And / Sing the same. / I am the masses of my people and / I refuse to be absorbed. / I am Joaquín” (Gonzales, 1969). These powerful words were taken from Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales’s, poem “I am Joaquin”, which revolutionized the definition of “Chicano” in the late 1900’s. Although many are challenging the traditional definition of Chicano social identity as it was seen…

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  • Brush Fire Analysis

    as the Santa Ana Winds.because This wind comes from the desert and then travel around the Southern California area. The Santa Ana Winds are known for being hot and extremely powerful. Due to the conditions of these winds they bring destruction to the areas that they affect. In the passages “The Santa Ana” By Joan Didion and “Brush Fire” by Linda Thomas real life experience of the Santa Ana are revealed. Joan Didion and Lina Thomas both use imagery in their passages to express what the Santa…

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  • Abortion Controversy Essay

    Some say that as long as their child is in safe hands, they will do whatever it takes, while others do not want to change their morals or at least negotiate to figure out a solution. Thomas G. Wenski, the author of the article ‘Restore the Rights of Parents on Abortion,’ states that, “nevertheless, both those who identify themselves either as pro-life or pro-choice should be able to agree that a parent’s first responsibility is to nurture and protect their child” (Wenski). No matter your morals…

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  • Why Abortion Should Not Be Legal

    Over the years many women have fought for their rights in this world, some women even dying for these rights. So when people wanted to overturn a decision that supported women’s right it was an uproar. Women fought for this decision to remain legal because it was there right. The right to keep abortion legal should not be made by the old white men sitting in office who do not relate to women in today 's society. The choice to have an abortion is not an easy decision for women to make therefore…

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