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Gender Issues in Legally Blonde

- Gender Issues in Legally Blonde      In many ways today's society, even though women have come a long way, we still live in a patriarchal world. There are many examples of this in everyday life, whether it be that there aren't very many women CEO's or the mere fact that we've yet to have a woman president. No matter where you live, there is the presence of a male dominated world. It especially extends into the working fields. There are professions that are categorically 'women's' jobs like nursing, school teacher, or secretarial jobs....   [tags: Movie Film Legally Blonde Essays]

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Summary : ' The Blonde '

- ... Especially not after taking their belongings. Zai entered the truck again, putting her seat belt on seeing how it wasn 't going to be a smooth ride. Not with an irked driver or with that driver being Kyle. Though, for some reason it was interesting to see this side of Kyle. Someone who 'd lost his patience and wanted nothing more that for the two girls to piss off the hard way. They brought this upon themselves regardless. The tires to his truck ate the dirt road as the car took off and Azairah held on to whatever she could as the truck freely rode through the forest they 'd entered....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Apostrophe]

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A Blonde Eyes

- A blonde enters a law firm. She proceeds to her desk, where she meets with a client, handles some paperwork, and then goes to the courtroom where she outwits another lawyer. What that blonde did probably did not induce any laughter. This is because not all blonde girls are humorously dumb, and that was not a dumb blonde joke. Our society is being raised by media that is feeding us stereotypes, causing us to make shallow judgements of people, in instances such as how a hair color is a direct determinant of mental capacity....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Wrestling, Stereotype]

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Legally Blonde 2 and De Tocqueville

- What do you do when no one wants to change something that you see as a problem. In Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, and Blonde, Elle Woods decides to change the problem of animal testing when no one else will. Elle takes the initiative after looking for the mother of her chihuahua, Bruiser, so she could invite her to Elle’s wedding. She finds out that Bruiser's mom is trapped at the V.E.R.S.A.C.E. company as a test animal. Instead of planning her wedding, which is what she was currently involved in, Elle goes to Washington D.C....   [tags: Character Analysis, Elle Woods]

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The Blonde Was Known As America 's Sweetheart

- ... Her life was exciting growing up, or well as everyone thought, but deep down inside everyone has their demons and Anna had hers. It wasn’t unbeknownst that Anna was adopted since the day that she was born, everyone in the country already knew that about her. Her parents didn’t hide it that they weren’t able to produce a baby and they decided to adopt a newborn. But even though she was with them at such a newly age, basically since birth, it didn’t stop Anna from acting out and sometimes doing things that she shouldn’t do....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Father, 2007 albums]

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Blonde Bombshell: Norma Jean Mortensen

- Growing up without a mother and father involved in her life, Norma Jeane Mortensen blew past the stereotypes of others about her and became known throughout the whole world for things some would not want to be recognized by. Even though Mortensen had many obstacles that she had to overcome, she tussled through to reach ultimate success and fame. Norma worked continuously in many different movies and T.V. shows to see an outcome in her fame. Norma Jeane Mortensen experienced a crazy childhood and teenage years, and grew up to be a very successful woman through all the hard times....   [tags: Marilyn Monroe]

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Blonde Bombshell Goes From Orphan

- Blonde Bombshell Goes from Orphan to Model “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they 're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together” Stated by Marilyn Monroe. In the book Marilyn Monroe the biography, by Donald Spoto the author does an amazing job highlighting Monroe’s confident personality even through the struggle of her career....   [tags: Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy]

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Dorothy Parker’s Big Blonde

- Dorothy Parker was a female writer in the 1920’s and is still known all around the world for her wit. Parker was a member of one of the most affluent groups in New York City at the time, the Algonquin Round Table. Besides her wit Parker also was known for her drinking problem, many suicide attempts and string of failed relationships. The most popular and prized of Parker’s works is a short story entitled “Big Blonde.” This story won the O’Henry Prize for best short story in 1929....   [tags: literary analysis, african american, prize]

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`` Blonde Beast, Resentful Priests, And The Sovereign Individual

- ... Driven by the will to power, the priestly class initiated the reversal of power through what can be essentially called ‘fraud’, so that they can be the leaders of the society, rather than the submitted: the priest class, especially via two early Abrahamic religion, “fabricated” the existence of higher being, and ascribed the corresponding meanings to the scriptures. The priest class, then, convinced the stronger class that the good no longer is attributable to a specific class, but to the act of submitting oneself to the God and the people around, including the weaker ones; adding to their point, the priestly class went further to say that the ability to rule over the others by force is...   [tags: Good and evil, Evil, Value theory]

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Marilyn Monroe 'The Blonde Bombshell'

- Marilyn Monroe "The Blonde Bombshell" "I am not interested in money, I just want to be wonderful." (Marilyn Monroe's official Website, 1) A quote from the classic beauty Marilyn Monroe. What I would like to know about Marilyn Monroe is about how she got started in show business, and what made her such a Hollywood icon. I really don't know anything about her, or her career. The reason I would like to learn more about her, is because she seemed to be such an amazing person, and a classic beauty....   [tags: Biography Marilyn Monroe]

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Analysis Of Alex Matthews 's ' The Blonde Known As Barbie ! '

- ... Flick staring down Barbie. She rolls her eyes and puts her phone down. I continue to scroll through my newsfeed when Mr. Flick goes back to typing on his computer. I get in a good couple of minutes when I hear the annoying high pitched voice again. "Mr. Flick. I don 't think it is fair that Alee has her phone out, but I don 't get to have mine out." Mr. Flick looks up and he looks right at me then to Barbie. "You are absolutely right." Ugh. "Miss Gale. If you would place your phone on my desk." I scoff....   [tags: English-language films, Black-and-white films]

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Basics of Singing: Performing The Song Ireland from Legally Blonde The Musical

- For my final performance in Basics of Singing, I will be performing the song “Ireland” from Legally Blonde the Musical. This musical first opened February 2nd, 2007 at the Palace Theatre in New York City. Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin brought Amanda Brown’s novel and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture to a new life of song and dance. “Ireland” is a piece that presents a different side to a character, Paulette, that is not seen or noted in the film nor the book. This different side of Paulette is the reason I chose the song....   [tags: paulette, film and book analysis]

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Summary Of ' A Blonde Curly Hair ' Blue Eyed Little Girl '

- ... Averey was the only girl on the cul-de-sac, she had high standards to live by to substantiate that girls can do whatever boys can do. She made her dad promise not to leave since she was anxious about spending the first night away from home, but she didn’t think it would be too hard to handle since Johnny was going to be there with her. Ten horrified movies, three bags of popcorn, two candy bars, and three glasses of milk made the cul-de-sac boys to fall asleep but not for Averey. Averey swears after they fell asleep, she started to hear whisper noises coming from the behind the doors of the dark laundry room in the basement that was behind the couch she was sleeping on....   [tags: Father, Mother, Family, Parent]

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Missing Persons: The Media Bias to Report Only Pretty Blonde Girls

-   A constant sight on the news or internet is of a missing person. Studies by the crimelibrary say that over 800,000 people go missing every year (4). Of those, a little over half are men, half are ethnic minorities and around 50,000 are adults. For such democratic statistics, one would imagine that there would be an equal amount of media coverage for these demographics, yet that is not true. If we observe carefully, we can see that the media tends to follow a certain pattern with who they pick to report on....   [tags: Media Bias Essays]

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Overview: The Body in The Library by Agatha Christie

- Book Report: The Body in the Library What if you wake up one morning and find a dead blond next to your bookshelves. That’s what the Bantry’s have to face one day, in Agatha Christie’s crime novel titled “The body in the library”. This report is based on the conventional detective story published 1942. It is full of special features making it a rather sensational reworking of the typical crime fiction stereotypes. The 1890 born British author Agatha Christie is probably the world’s most famous crime fiction novelist along with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes....   [tags: blonde, death, queen elizabeth]

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Movie Analysis : Legally Blonde By Karen Mccullah Lutz And Kristen Smith Hit The Box Office

- ... Despite all the judgment and doubt Elle encounters throughout her journey the movies concludes to her success in law school despite the gender theory that one can not be feminine and still succeed; the movie also, despite being in the post-identity era, addresses the issues feminine women face in the corporate sector of America. The movie however simultaneously continues to endorse stereotypes because it trumps Elle’s success by having her earn it through her “feminine” knowledge as well as ending the movie with the announcement that she still accomplishes her true “biological” task of finds true love....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Gender studies]

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Eugenics: America's Dark Past and Future

- The idea of a blonde-haired, blue-eyed race is often credited to Adolf Hitler. The not as well-known part is that this idea was around before Hitler and actually was spread to Germany by eugenics scientists in the United States. In this paper we will look into the full history of eugenics and how the idea was spread across the world. Along the journey we will encounter many major donors that may be of surprise to some of us. Eugenics has been a dark presence in the history of America and will continue to be until real strides are made to end racism....   [tags: blonde-haired, blue-eyed race, hitler]

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Dorothy Parker’s Big Blonde

- The struggle for power between men and women in this story is mainly witnessed through interactions in which the female is not living up to what the men want. This makes women, like Hazel, easily replaceable in the lives of men. Women only control the power when they are agreeable therefore Parker creates women who are tapped with no plausible way to obtain power, other than being agreeable and well liked. The reader sees how detached Hazel appears to be from other women in this story. She can’t understand why they are allowed to be sad but when she appears sad she’s told to smile and how nobody wants to hear about other’s troubles....   [tags: literary analysis, power, women]

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The Inspiring Life Story of Marilyn Monroe

- Throughout American history, there have been many inspirational stories about young adults who have grown from an unstable childhood to a world famous actor or actress. These individuals have the most inspiring stories of how he or she overcame the loss of love from parents, or struggle from a hard life in fostercare to become a world famous icon. The story of Marilyn Monroe embraces this. Marilyn’s life story tells of how she grew from a childhood of lost love from both parents to become one of the biggest sex symbols alive....   [tags: dumb blonde, sex symbol, foster care]

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Imitation of Life

- Films like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Imitation of Life all possess strong performative elements that allow their viewers to evaluate the characters in the these films in somewhat unique ways. With these films, the term “performance” seems to be a relative. The primary female characters in both films perform both on and off the stage. The way these women perform off of the stage provides the viewer with an additional layer with which to understand them. This layer opens windows through which we can understand certain aspects of desire and femininity and a host of other qualities that we can evaluate....   [tags: films, performance, female]

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

- When it was written in 1925, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, by Anita Loos was heralded as a tremendous novel. It was seen as cutting edge and insightful, yet somewhat risqué in its portrayal of Lorelei Lee and her escapades. I can see how this may have been thought at that time, seeing as how women were looked at in such a different way then they are currently. The fact that a women with as little know-how as Lorelei can manipulate men the way that she does, leaves no question as to who is the superior gender in Loos’ mind....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Bluest Eye - Do Blondes Really Have More Fun?

- The Bluest Eye - Do Blondes Really Have More Fun. America, the land of the free and the brave, a country where if you work hard enough you can have whatever you wish. All Pecola Breedlove wanted was to have blue eyes. Today, that dream would be easily fulfilled, but in 1941, it was unattainable. She bought into the belief that to have blond hair and blue eyes was the only way to obtain beauty. It is a belief that has dominated American culture since the nineteenth century. We must look a certain way, have a specific occupation, or live in a particular neighborhood if we are to fit into society....   [tags: Bluest Eye Essays]

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The Law Is A Hot Profession

- ... Warner laughs half-heartedly, and explains to Elle that she will never get the internship because she is simply not smart enough. Elle finally comes to the realization that Warner will never respect her for her mind. Elle runs out and argues that she will show him “how valuable Elle Woods can be” (Legally Blonde, 2001). Although outlandish and comical, I feel that this scene depicts a situation that women in the professional world are all too familiar with. Elle gets attention for her overtly sexual outfit, but is only noticed for her looks....   [tags: Law, Lawyer, Bar association, Paralegal]

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Marketing Techniques for the Launch of a Blockbuster

- Marketing Techniques for the Launch of a Blockbuster In this essay I will be exploring what marketing techniques are used in the launch of a big film such as 'Legally Blonde 2- Red, White & Blonde.' I have tracked this film in the weeks before, and after its release date and made a note of all forms of marketing that have been used. The techniques which I have discovered are used in most blockbuster launches to inform potential audiences of the film, tempt cinema-goers to see the film and to give a general message what the film is about....   [tags: Papers]

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You See Lots of Asians

- The internet explodes as Alexander Wallace, a UCLA Caucasian female student, goes on rant about Asians at UCLA. She first notes that on weekends, “…everybody that they know that they've brought along from Asia with them - comes here on the weekends to do their laundry, buy their groceries and cook their food for the week. It's seriously, without fail. You will always see old Asian people running around this apartment. That's what they do. They don't teach their kids to fend for themselves. You know what they don't also teach them, is their manners” (UCLA Girl’s Asian Rant)....   [tags: Culture ]

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Data Handling Project

- Data Handling Project This Data Handling Project is looking at a database based in Excel where there is data from Key Stage 3 and 4 from High School. This data consists of several columns containing both Quantative and Qualitative Information. Examples of this data are: · Year Group · Name; Surname, Forename 1 and Forename 2 · Age in Months and Years · Month of Birthday · Gender · Hair Colour · Eye Colour · Left/Right Handed · Favourite Colour · Average number of Hours TV Watched per week · SATS Results etc… In this project I am going to make up several Hypothesises that I will use the data from the Data Base to help m...   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Blood White Woman ' By Patricia Smith And The Poem Brain On Ice

- “What is the purest color in the world?”— Undoubtedly, many people will answer: “White.” Truly, there is no color purer than white. White is an angel with the purest soul. Oppositely, people may think of black, the color that is considered to be evil, terrified and hopeless. However, there is another meaning of black and white. Obviously, some wars with weapons are destroying so many lives in some parts of the world while the racism is killing uncountable souls in everywhere of the world at anytime....   [tags: Black people, Race, Racism, White people]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Blood White Woman ' By Patricia Smith And The Poem Brain On Ice

- ... Smith points out that her teacher, who is a blonde woman with cool blue eyes, wants to wash after she hugs her. Why Smith colors her poor skin so hard. Does Smith despite her life and hate herself. No, she does not. How can people feel any sense of happiness if they were considered as dirty as dust. With a wonderful dream like the pink carnation or the white shirt from her father, all Smith wants is just the beauty of the white, who can kiss with thin lips and hear people calling her “delightful” and “darling.” Unfortunately, there’s nothing she can change....   [tags: Black people, Race, Racism, White people]

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Why Are Toys Do Dictate How We Live Our Lives?

- Why is it we allow toys do dictate how we live our lives or how are lives are molded. Why is it a Barbie World. We all know and love the doll, manufactured by Mattel, named “Barbie”. She was and is a part of every little girl’s childhood in one-way or another. She gave every little girl the hope she needed to believe that she could be anything she set her mind to through play, dress-up, movies etc. Barbie could be a Veterinarian, a Doctor, a Lawyer, and even an Astronaut. She promotes and gives little girls the right to dream of being anything they want to be....   [tags: Barbie, Mattel, Body shape, Female body shape]

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Being Treated Like A Lady

- ... “April, what the fuck are you doing?” Garrett didn’t have to look up to know what was about to go down. It wasn’t the first time he had dealt with this and most likely wouldn’t be the last. She spoke to the man behind her without looking away from Garrett. “Go fuck yourself, Devin.” Garrett could see this was going nowhere good—fast. What a surprise, he thought. Here he was again, unintentionally thrust into the middle of someone’s fucked up love life. Garrett slid some cash to the bartender, grabbed his jacket and headed for the door....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Cunt, Motherfucker]

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The Death Of A Woman

- ... “April, what the fuck are you doing?” Garrett didn’t have to look up to know what was about to go down. It wasn’t the first time he had dealt with this and most likely wouldn’t be the last. She spoke to the man behind her without looking away from Garrett. “Go fuck yourself, Devin.” Garrett could see this was going nowhere good—fast. What a surprise, he thought. Here he was again, unintentionally thrust into the middle of someone’s fucked up love life. Garrett slid some cash to the bartender, grabbed his jacket and headed for the door....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Cunt, Motherfucker]

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Norma to Marilyn: The Evolution of a Sex Symbol

- “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” This quote made by Marilyn Monroe describes her impeccably. Marilyn lived a very fast-paced life that was anything, but dull. Still, today she is known as one of the biggest sex symbols of all time, but she had not always been in the spotlight. Marilyn had many struggles in her upbringing, but it made her into the icon she is. Marilyn was born as Norma Jeane Mortensen on June 1, 1926....   [tags: imperfection, monroe, beauty]

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Dorothy Parker's Short Stories

- Dorothy Parker's Short Stories Dorothy Parker’s writings are connected to her life in many ways. She grew up in a time where women’s roles where changing in society. She spent most of her life in New York City and most of her stories setting are of that city. She was married young and divorced in a short time, just as the Hazel in The Big Blonde. She was outgoing, sarcastic, and witty in a time when women were supposed to be docile. This style is shown throughout her work but particularly in The Waltz, where the status quo is displayed through the character’s conversation and Parker’s ideals are made known through the woman’s inter monologue....   [tags: Dorothy Parker Essays]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Joy Ann Reid '

- ... Which only lead us to our last subject matter; war. The Civil War to be exact, and a war that lead to the highest number of casualties of any national war to this day. All of these things were causes created by this symbolic piece of paper, and that’s only looking at it from facts of history. Reid opens up with a very strong quote “The debate was punctuated by a dramatic speech by South Carolina State Rep. Jenny Horne, a petite blonde Republican who happens to be a descendant of the Confederate States of America’s would be president, Jefferson Davis.” As the article furthers its clear to see the point Reid is trying to make....   [tags: Confederate States of America, American Civil War]

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The Night I Was Not Prepared For

- Tristan's eyes fell into the blonde as she leap off him, her cheeks tinging a soft pink now. He grinned a bit as she tilted her head to the side, running her eyes over his face, probably trying to guess his age, as he was doing with her. The blonde moved forward and kissed her daughter's head. "Johanna, take Katrina inside for me?" she asked the baby-sitter. Nodding she wrapped an arm around Katrina's shoulders, leading her inside. The blonde turned to Tristan again, running her fingers through her thick locks....   [tags: bonde, kiss, badge, doctor]

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Amsterdam Brewery

- ... 4. The Downtown Brown is increasing 20 per cent sale when the brand changed new name and redesigned can. 5. The Amber Ales only need sixth days to fermentation. Disadvantages 1. The amber ales is a stronger flavor beer. The customers of entry level will not choose this beer. 2. The total sale of two brand is 22 per cent. Approximately half sale of All Natural Blonde. Advantages and disadvantages to Amsterdam Brewery to spend resources on marketing of Amsterdam Seasonals Advantages 1. The Spring Bock got Canadian Brewing Awards and Ontario Brewing Awards....   [tags: Beer, Brewing, Retailing]

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Emily Dickinson's Disdain for Egotistical Human Beings

- “Apparently with no surprise” by Emily Dickinson presents the trials and tribulations that a flower must overcome if it is to survive. Dickinson creates a microcosm of the real world and a deep ecological study of human kind. Her word choice betrays a hidden disdain for human beings egotistical aims. Dickinson tucks away a series of morose words in every line with the exception of line four. One must first examine the word choice of the first word and the first line. The use of the word “Apparently” creates a standard for irony and sardonicism that is seen throughout the poem....   [tags: Poetry, Poems]

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The Effects Of Being Time Pressed On The Decisions

- ... Instead they settle for a nursing degree because they can get it done faster. The cause of this is they will make less money in their career. Also they will regret not perusing their true passion and envy those who did. Money is always a factor in decision making. People are always asking, “How much will that cost?” when being faced with a decision. They are asked go out to lunch with their friends and the first thing that they think is, “Do I have enough money for that?” How much money someone has causes them to make many different decisions....   [tags: Decision making, Decision making software]

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My Precious: A Fictional Play

- He did it. He may have not like what he did. But he sealed the Kyuubi into his twin sons. Naruto and Menma. He decided not to use Shiki Fuin instead he used another seal that separated Kyuubi's consciousness and his power. The soul of the Kyuubi was sealed into his youngest son Naruto, while the Kyuubi's chakra was sealed into his oldest son Menma. Minato decided to seal the Kyuubi's consciousness into Naruto and it's power into Menma. Why. Because he thought Naruto will keep the Kyuubi's consciousness while Menma will use it's power for the good....   [tags: seal, consciusness, power, citizens]

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Fallacy And Fallacy Of Ambiguity

- Arguments are weakened when the conclusion does not go along with the premises. An informal fallacy is a mistake in reasoning that occurs in ordinary language and is different from an error in the form or structure of arguments. There are three categories of informal fallacy; fallacies of relevance, fallacies of unwarranted assumption, and fallacy of ambiguity. For the purpose of this research, I will only focus on fallacies of unwarranted assumption and fallacy of ambiguity. An assumption is a statement that we believe is true....   [tags: Critical thinking, Logic, Fallacy, Stereotype]

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I Think The Acids Kicking

- ... Oddly enough, all these women stemmed from the same innocent blonde standing right before me. A true representation of the human condition, this woman proved that within ourselves we contain kaleidoscopic array of personalities. Paradoxically, we are thousands of people within one body. Just as the blonde woman was a vagrant, thief, and a saint we can infer that this experience is universal to all human beings. However, this conclusion is often difficult to arrive to and it is through proper artistic mediums that this realization is facilitated....   [tags: Human, Meaning of life, Emotion]

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Media 's Influence On Society

- ... On the other hand, Leonard and Sheldon, the “brainiacs,” have had little or no sexual experience because that is what the audience expects, because stereotyping is prevalent in every culture. Expectation is what the problem is. Picking up a victoria’s secret magazine and seeing a person fully clothed and maybe overweight may be surprising to most maybe all people. The print media, especially magazines, influence its readers especially young women because they emphasize how people should dress and act....   [tags: Stereotype, Woman, Media studies, Stereotypes]

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Analysis of COVERGIRL™ Advertisement

- Introduction I have examined and analyzed the COVERGIRL™ NatureLuxe advertisement that uses common feminine stereotypes. In this advertisement, COVERGIRL™, which runs in Seventeen magazines, targets women through their choices of colors, fonts, and images used. Certain stereotypes are used; such as, those who are more feminine tend to prefer lighter, happier colors, such as pink. Also, the use of a celebrity, who many young women look to as an icon, assists in the advertisement of the COVERGIRL™ product....   [tags: Advertising, Blond]

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Women's Roles in Television

- √Over the last 60 years may things have changed; technology, traditions, culture, and of course the way a female is seen in eyes around the world. Television itself dates back to the 1920’s (these television sets were extremely limited during these years). In 1950, only 9 percent of American households had a television set, but by the 1960 the figure had reached 90 percent. During this time, women were introduced in a completely diverted way then a male actor. Women took stereotypical roles such as the housewife, mother, maid or even nanny....   [tags: gender stereotypes, body portrayals]

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The Bar Was Sleazy

- The bar was sleazy. The girl disappeared in a mass of bodies moments after I walked in the door. For a moment, I saw her blonde hair bobbing up and down, but then it was lost in a fog of smoke. People were crammed in from door to door. There was no bouncer at the door letting people in or denying them entry, so people were just shouldering in wherever they could. Lots of grinding dancing: asses on crotches and cigarettes dangling out of mouths of guys with big, long black mustaches and girls with big black eye lashes that oscillated to the beat of the kick drum....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2008 singles, Debut albums]

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Models and Fashion Impact Young Women

- The majority of commercials for beauty supplies or a clothing line include a beautiful, thin young woman modeling the product. As a result, teenage girls start to believe that they have to be a toothpick to be beautiful or model like. However, this was not true in the 50s. The 50s hit sensation Marilyn Monroe was considered one of the most beautiful women in that time period, yet she did not try lose weight. Marilyn Monroe was definitely one of the most influential women of the 20th century because of her views on body image, her unique fashion statements, and her impact on pop culture....   [tags: culture, communication, transmission]

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Marilyn Monroe: American Sex Symbol

- Marilyn Monroe was a woman who lived and thrived under the spotlight. Monroe has been immortalized in her words; she is quoted at one time saying, “I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best”. An American Icon is someone whose works, life, and message withstand the test of time. In order to understand Marilyn Monroe’s impact as America’s sex symbol one must have an explanation of her background, an overview of her career as an actress, and an analysis of her critic’s reviews....   [tags: Sex Symbol and Pop Icon]

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Female Stereotypes In The Media

- Female Stereotypes In The Media In the media the most common female stereotypes, are the housewife and the blonde bimbo. The Housewife. Chained to the kitchen sink, always cleaning and cooking. An old stereotype. In the advertisement for Shake `n Vac a woman is doing the vacuuming and dancing around shaking Shake `n' Vac on the floor. This is a stereotype for the reason that a man is nowhere to be found. But in advertisements for intelligent matters like finance, it's always a man....   [tags: Papers]

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Physical Gender Differences

- Physical Gender Differences Are boys taller than Girls. Do girls catch up to boys by year 11. Are younger people more out of proportion. I will need lots of data to answer these questions. The Data I need to do this piece of coursework will be obtained from the Alun School database I will use it to make graphs like a cumulative frequency graph. This will help me to find the median and the interquartile ranges....   [tags: Papers]

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World War II : The First And Last Great War

- World War 1 was supposed to be the first and last “great war”. Therefore, twenty years later in the 1940’s nobody expected a new world war to come about, a new world war that would be known as World War 2. World War 2 lasted from 1939 until 1945, and during that time frame approximately 100 million people were killed. In the 100 million people that were killed, 11 million were murdered from a mass murdering called the Holocaust. However, in that 11 million that were killed approximately 6 million of those were European Jews....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, World War II]

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Overt Sexualization in American Apparel’s Advertising

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham, by Christopher Paul Curtis

- Introduction Christopher Paul Curtis wrote The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 throughout the course of 1995. The novel follows the Watsons, a black family living in Flint, Michigan during the Civil Rights Era. In a historical context, 1963 and the early 1990s have far more in common than one would expect. The Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964 following the church bombing in Birmingham, and yet race-based discrimination remains a problem even in our modern society via passive racism. This paper will analyze the ways in which Curtis’ The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 draws parallels between the time in which his is writing during and the time in which he is writing about....   [tags: Book Analysis, White Standard]

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Criminal Justice System And Law Enforcement, Prosecution, And Punishment

- ... Stereotypes are reinforced everywhere we go because, like the dumb blonde stereotype, some of them are funny. They are all pervasive; we all experience them, just some people get the worst side of it. Take for example the idea of the symbolic assailant. If a police officer were to drive by a man in very dirty clothes walking down a street looking quite disheveled, he may assume that the man is homeless. Once this mentality sets in more inferences would be made because he may begin to associate this man with the crimes committed by other homeless people....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Criminal justice, Police]

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Visual Analysis : Advertisement Towards Men And Women

- Saranna Morley September 29, 2014 ENC1101 Visual Analysis These days it seems as though advertisements aimed towards men purposely exploit women. The more male oriented the product, the more skin the woman advertising it must show. The advertisement industry has one motto in mind when advertising products and that is to bring in revenue by any means necessary. There must be a woman involved and she has to keep her clothes to a minimal. In today’s society the imagery of an advertisement speaks louder than the words or products being displayed....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Pornography, Advertising]

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Summary Of Julian And I Entered The Orphanage

- ... "I have a question," someone said. I turned my attention to Julian 's troupe. "Yes?" Julian said with a gentle smile. "Are they gonna be hard?" a small boy with dark brown curls asked. "Not at all," said Julian showing his dimples. "Okay, can we do it fast so we can play?" the same boy asked. "Definitely," I said in agreement. I really wanted to get this over with as fast as possible. ¤》¤《¤ "At what age did you join this place?" Julian asked. "I was four!" "I was three!" "Last year!" And a bunch of "when I was little," burst out....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, 2005 singles]

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The Importance of Community in Higher Education.

- The primary trait that I lack is confidence. In my mind, others are always smarter, prettier, more driven, and just better than me. Because of this attitude, I do not usually voice my opinions, state my ideas, or take control of anything; I automatically assume that anything I say or do is wrong or stupid. Although I still need to work on strengthening my confidence, SMU’s community atmosphere, specifically the Hilltop scholars program, has given me the enormous confidence boost I need to step out of my comfort zone and make my ideas a reality....   [tags: Essays on Community]

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Comparison Between Marilyn Monroe and Kate Upton

- Marilyn Monroe created a legendary image and was one of the most beautiful women of her time. Today, Kate Upton is almost the same size and some refer to her as “fat.” The ideal image fifty years ago was much more attainable than today’s standard extremely tall and thin models. What has changed in society to make us think this way. Modeling has changed drastically from an image that was curvy and healthy to an image that is very thin and hard to achieve. It may come as a surprise to some people, but Marilyn Monroe did not start out how it would seem....   [tags: ideal image, modeling, curvy body]

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My Dad Friend Requested Me On Facebook

- The day my dad friend requested me on Facebook was the day I felt as if everything in my life came to a screeching hault. These walls that my family had strategically built around me were starting to crumble and break away. The subtle cracks in my family 's foundation suddenly became deeper and more evident. The light blue notification illuminating the screen was once something I never cared much for, nor paid much attention to, had turned into an abyss of the unknown. Nervous and overwhelmed, I dragged my cursor and clicked "decline"....   [tags: Family, Mother, Blond, Thought]

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Semiotic Analysis of a Advertising Image

- For my semiotic analysis I chose to talk about a commercial for ‘Be delicious’ from Donna Karan New York to demonstrate how advertising generates its meanings, construct the image and behaviors ideology in order to attract customers. ‘Semiology provides the analyst with a conceptual toolkit for approaching sign systems systematically in order to discover how they produce meaning’ (Bawer et. all, 2000: 227). Advertising is one of the typically elements used for a convincing presentation product or service to the buyer or user....   [tags: Marketing, Media, Informative]

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The Use of Women in Advertisement

- According to most advertisements, good looks, success and sexual drive are among the top attributes one must possess in order to be accepted. Each ad has a product to sell whether it be a large object like a car or something small like perfume.; however, past the obvious product to client pitch there is an underlying message of what people should look and strive to be like. In Jack Solomon’s article, “Masters of Desire: The Culture of American Advertising,” he says advertisements, “ are designed to exploit the discontentment’s fostered by the American dream” (525); therefore, claiming that the American society creates an ideal world to live in and is continuously hounded by the media to figh...   [tags: marketing]

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My First Baby - Original Writing

- As a big sister, I get to see my siblings grow up and follow my examples. I also get to boss them around of course. I never thought of what it would be like to have 2 younger siblings. I thought that I would forever be the baby. Things evidently change. I got my first baby sibling when I was 5 years old. It was amazing because I really needed someone to play with at the time due to the fact that my two older brothers never wanted to play with me or when they did, they found ways to get rid of me really fast....   [tags: Sibling, Birth order, Family, Sleep]

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Race Based Off Their Skin Color

- ... However, I did not do so because I wanted to appear less Mexican by others, but instead I did it to look whiter, although this only produces the same results. The ability to alter my appearance with unnatural utilization of beauty practices is another representation of the privilege I have to be able to pass so easily, along with the appropriated amount of money. It is much more easy and acceptable to go from white to non-white than it is to go from non-white to white, based off of appearance alone....   [tags: Racism, Race, White people, Colored]

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The Story of Marilyn Monroe

- The Story of Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe once said, “Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.” Marilyn Monroe was just a normal girl who did not have it easy growing up. She did not have a mother figure in her life, and she longed to be loved. She was beautiful, but she wanted to be known for much more than her looks. Her fame came unexpectedly, but it came with consequences. It transformed her into someone she did not want to be. She spent most of her career struggling to find herself, but her public image had taken over who she was....   [tags: Biography]

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The Movie ' Grease '

- ... This movie is set in the 1950’s, a time when icons like Lucille Ball and Marilyn Munroe, a spunky and confident housewife and an independent and world-renowned sex symbol, were role models for girls and women alike. While females at this time still had very little place in society in comparison to men, perhaps the aforementioned role models gave girls and women the confidence to act and dress in such a manner that gives them a legitimate place or identity. For example, Sandy, at the beginning of the movie, might be seen as independent and cheerful like Lucille Ball....   [tags: Girl, Female, Film, Boy]

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Barbie, By Barbara Millicent Roberts

- ... With time Barbie became a fashion icon and an item in every young girl 's hand. Barbie has an extremely small waist size and enlarged breast that is unrealistic to what a real life woman’s body type would be . Although over the years they have included an African-American and Hispanic Barbie doll, the Barbie that is most popularized and the face of the company is usually Caucasian with blonde hair and blue eyes. She can come with accessories such as clothing, the Barbie dream house, the pink convertible, etc....   [tags: Barbie, Mattel, Bild Lilli doll, Ruth Handler]

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The Threats to Nazi Power and the Holocaust

- The Threats to Nazi Power and the Holocaust The German Nazis and their leader, Adolf Hitler, are well known for trying to attain world domination. Through their course of attempting to gain world domination, they encountered several threats. These threats came from races that were considered impure and inferior by the Nazi standard. The Nazis thought that the impurity of other races would undermine their ultimate goal of a world controlled by Aryans— blonde, blue-eyed Northern Europeans. A group that challenged Aryan ideals was taken as a danger and was treated as major obstacle in the path of achieving Hitler’s main goal....   [tags: History, Germany, Hitler]

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Reservior Dogs

- Joe Egan and Gerry Rafferty were a duo known as Stealers Wheel when they recorded a Dylanesque pop hit, "Stuck in the Middle With You", in April of 1974. The single reached number five on the charts - little did they know that eighteen years later it would become a cult favorite. In 1992 Quentin Tarantino, a little known writer/director, took the Cannes film festival and the world by surprise with his motion picture Reservoir Dogs. The movie is about the difficulties that occur when five "master" criminals are hired by a crime king pin named Joe to pull off the biggest diamond heist of the century....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What is Beauty?

- What is beauty. People have always attempted to find, create, and pursue it. A quick checkout at the grocery store will reveal a plethora of magazines devoted purely to what they call beauty and the proper pursuit of it. Most have an idea of what they might personally define as beauty, but not as a general, sweeping definition. That which one might label ugly another might call absolutely stunning. Some find beauty in cats, others in dogs, just as some favor early morning mountain ranges over a sun setting over the plains....   [tags: God, argumentative, persuasive, definition]

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The Blessing of Barbie

- I’m a Barbie girl in a Barbie world. Life in plastic, it’s fantastic. Ask almost anyone and they will be able to continue the Barbie theme song. American businesswoman named Ruth Handler, created the Barbie brand in 1959. Barbie is typically a tall, skinny, blonde who is in a long-term relationship with her boyfriend Ken, and has had at least 100 jobs. Barbie has become an American icon; she is present in almost every girl’s childhood for some period of time. Barbie is a well known, long lasting company and overall a good role model to young girls....   [tags: a good role model for girls]

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Hannah Montan Miley Cyrus

- Hannah Montana Verses Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus has been a household name since the success of her hit show Hannah Montana. Long gone is the thirteen-year old girl who played America’s sweetheart on Disney Channel. Today the media portrays her as an out of control twenty-two year old superstar. The recent confrontation on the 2015 Video Music Awards with Nicki Minaj is a prime example of how Hannah Montana has turned herself into a thing of the past. The transformation from Hannah Montana to Miley Cyrus has caused her to change her appearance, morals, and music....   [tags: Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus, Disney Channel]

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A Star is Born: Marilyn Monroe

- ... Her career was getting harder because she got married and it hit her acting career a little bit. They got divorced in 1946. Marilyn Monroe ended up signing her first movie. She started calling herself Marilyn Monroe and she actually died her hair blonde but her acting career didn't start of until 1950. She impressed her audience by performing in a movie called The Asphalt Jungle. And she even impressed the critics and they loved her performance. She loved acting and enjoyed everything she lived for....   [tags: career, movie star]

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Free Essays - Abuse in The Bluest Eye

- Abuse in The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, is about an eleven year old girl, Pecola, who is abused by almost everyone in her life. Every day she encounters racism, not just from the white people, but also from the African American people. In her eyes, her skin is too dark, and the color of her skin makes her inferior to everyone else. The color of her skin makes her think that she is ugly. She feels that she can overcome this if she can get blue eyes. Pecola thinks that if she can be like the blue eyed Shirley Temple, everyone will love her....   [tags: Bluest Eye Essays]

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Raymond Chandler's Writing Style in The Big Sleep

- Raymond Chandler's Writing Style in The Big Sleep      Unique writing style is definitely an essential element in any piece of writing, and Raymond Chandler uses his style efficiently in The Big Sleep. Chandler's style is one that seems to come easily to him and it also seems very natural to the reader, perhaps because there is not a lot of high, eloquent language. Rich in description and dialogue, the characters seem more realistic to the reader as a result of such details and natural speech....   [tags: Chandler Big Sleep Essays]

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Rebuttal of Bell Hooks’ Article, Straightening My Hair

- Rebuttal of Bell Hooks’ Article, Straightening My Hair The article Straightening My Hair by Bell Hooks makes her argument of finding the reason of why African American women straighten their hair. She first states that Black Americans straighten their hair because it is the stage of transformation; it closes the door of innocence and opens the door to adulthood. Slowly, she starts changing her views. She comes up with the statement that African Americans do not straighten their hair for reasonable reasons, but to imitate the characteristics of white women....   [tags: Rebuttal]

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Beauty in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

- Beauty in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Some people will argue with you that there is always an ugly duckling somewhere in a family. I see it different, I see these people as unique. In Toni Morrison's book, The Bluest Eye there is the issue of being beautiful and ugly. In this essay I will discuss how Toni Morrison book The Bluest Eye initiates that during 1941 white was beautiful and black was ugly in the surrounding of two families. The issue of beauty versus ugliness is portraying through out this book....   [tags: The Bluest Eye]

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Ken Schroeder's Barbie Doesn’t Add Up

- Barbie Doesn’t Add Up In the Article “Barbie Doesn’t Add Up,” the author Ken Schroeder states that Barbie dolls were just dolls that gave young girls false ideas of what they should be and look like as they get older. This article was written in the Education Digest in 1992, which helps understand why the author talks mostly about Barbie’s intelligence. The main audience of this article is directed towards parents of young girls in particular. The author is not very persuasive in the article about Barbie because he does not give enough legitimate examples and proof that his theory is correct....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Organic Hair Dyes

- Organic Hair Dyes Organic dyes in hair products and cosmetics have been used throughout history for many aspects of culture and art. Today organic dyes are used in the process of hair dying and colouring where many aspects of the organic molecule are taken into account. Some dyes are permanent where they stay until the hair falls out, where some dyes can be washed away due to their binding process into the hair1. Certain dyes have their own way of being set into hair fibres and easier ways to set these are being researched....   [tags: cosmetics, history, ancient rome]

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The Variations Of Selection And How Genes That Produce Better Adaptations Become More Frequent Over Time

- This chapter covers the variations of selection. Selection is a process, a description of how genes that produce better adaptations become more frequent over time. Species don’t try to adapt to their environment. Adaptation to the environment is inevitable if a species has the right kind of genetic variation. (pg. 117) The thought that “everything happens by chance” is essentially wrong. Evolution by selection is a combination of randomness and lawfulness. First a “random” process is the occurrence of mutations that generate an array of genetic variants, both good and bad; and then a “lawful” process (natural selection) that creates these variations....   [tags: Evolution, Charles Darwin, Natural selection]

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The Lucky One and The Great Gatsby: How Staying Determined will Lead to Accomplishments

- “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work”(Powell). Throughout the movie, The Lucky One, directed by Scott Hicks, and the novel, The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the main characters endure many obstacles to try to win the heart of the girl they love. Jay Gatsby is determined to reunite with the girl he fell in love with five years ago. Logan is resolute in finding the girl in the picture, who he calls his guardian angel. In both the movie, The Lucky One and The Great Gatsby, they reveal how staying determined will lead to accomplishments; Logan in The Lucky One, ends up getting the girl, however, Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsb...   [tags: jay gatsby, determination, girl's love]

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The Importance Of Teachers Treated Students Differently Based On Race, Ethnicity, Class, And Gender

- From an early age I was aware that teachers treated students differently based on race, ethnicity, class, and gender. From K-12, I attended racially, ethnically, and economically diverse public schools. Some of my classmates’ parents had Ivy League educations and others were had little education. Interestingly, among my classmates, there were both educated people and uneducated people on welfare. The teachers’ prejudices were always clear though; the upper-class, white, blonde-haired kids were the favorites, and the children of color were always the ones in trouble....   [tags: Black people, Discrimination, Education, Racism]

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