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    kind of life style I was caught unaware when my obsession turned into an eating disorder. It is an enormous issue that is being faced by the society which is very well explained by the author of the article Susan Bordo. Susan Bordo is a well-known scholar in Humanities and is also a professor of English and woman studies at the University of Kentucky. She is the author of the book “Unbearable Weight: Feminism Western Culture and the body” which offer and outline western…

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    with putting excessive strain on their bodies. Throughout Susan Bordo’s “Reading the Slender Body”, and Greg Garber’s “ESPN Sports Injury Series”, we will explore the numerous ways in which our vision of the good life can become tainted or damaged due to the effects associated with repetitive harmful behavior. This includes, pushing our bodies to their limit, in order to obtain a desired result. In addition to the dangers of depriving our bodies of the rest they deserve. Today, society has set…

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    “Beauty (Re)discovers the Male Body,” Susan Bordo brings light to gender issues as they relate to advertisements and more broadly the male model industry. She also spends time discussing the ever-changing criterion for what it means to be a man and a woman and how it has been represented throughout the history of fashion, lifestyle and more specifically the media. An array of gender issues has arisen categorically regarding the representation of men and women in the world of superheroes. In the…

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    In the novel “Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body,” Susan Bordo illustrates the impact that media has on women and their relationships with their bodies. Susan Bordo highlights how modern advertising has morphed what women think of as an “ideal appearance.” Bordo utilizes factual evidence, modern allusions, and examples to portray the consequences of an idealized figure on a contemporary woman. Although Bordo’s argument is primarily based on philosophy, she uses…

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    Susan Bordo’s Beauty (Re) Discovers the Male Body I am of the opinion that there has been a drastic change since the story on Susan Bordo regarding the issue of men catering for themselves regarding body appearance. According to Bordo, there is no significant problem with men having to view the revealing bodies of females in advertisement pictures and other sources. However, she goes ahead to say how it is strange for the same ladies to start viewing the revealing bodies of men in same advert…

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    In “Beauty (Re)discovers the Male Body” (1999) feminist, philosopher, and author Susan Bordo discusses the changes in American advertisements. If we look back to almost any period of time before the late 1980’s, early 1990’s, we would never have seen the half-naked, bulging penis advertisements that all people are familiar with today. This change comes about in the topic of masculinity within the ads, which can be related to the society that Bordo is writing in, and to the society we currently…

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    system where buyers drive the economy by selecting which products they want to spend their money on. As a result, there is an aggressive targeting of shoppers to win their favor. Many times advertisements will use psychological manipulation techniques to make products seem more appealing and as a result the subject matter is often sexual and questionably provocative. Susan Bordo is a philosopher who specializes in the human body, and uses this knowledge to analyze advertisements. In Bordo’s…

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    To be free-spoken nowadays, our universe has changed very much. Susan Bordo the modern feminist philosopher described as surprisingly about the connection between eating disorder and images used in advertisement. She showed beautifully that the objective which is criticizing the culture these days. The main connection between watching an advertisement of slim, beautiful model. The fashion industry influenced the human beings rapidly in this present universe. The young women in order to get…

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    certain way. In her essay, The Globalization of Eating Disorders, Susan Bordo emphasizes the seriousness of eating disorders. Ultimately I agree one hundred percent with what she has to say in her essay. When I was a child, I used to think that being…

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    Beyond The Spotlight: The Misrepresentation of Women TLC’s original music video, “Unpretty” and Susan Bordo’s essay, “Material Girl” critiques the way women portray themselves by society’s definition of beauty. Women will compete for their spouse’s attention against other females with sexually, idolized bodies because they feel they lack certain aspects. Women must learn to love themselves before they…

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