Barbie Doll

  • Barbie

    Barbie Assignment I remember having trunks full of Barbies and playing with them when I was a little girl. My Barbies had all different careers and were of different races. My mom even convinced my older cousin to give me her MC Hammer doll. Being of mixed race, my mother wanted me to understand diversity through my dolls. The different skin tones that Barbie had, reflected the diversity I saw in my friends growing up. So for that I think Barbie had a pretty good influence on me. When

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  • Barbie Doll

    poem “Barbie Doll” by Marge Piercy, she illustrates the effect that society has on the expectations of women. This expectation is that women, like the girl described in the poem, should be perfect. She should know how to cook and clean, but most importantly she should be attractive according to the impossible stereotypes of womanly beauty. Many women in today’s society are being compared to the unrealistic physical looks and life of the Barbie doll. Through the past many years, the Barbie doll has

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  • Barbie Doll

    The response for the poem “Barbie Doll” The poem “Barbie Doll” by Marge Piercy seems to be a strange poem. When I first read it, I thought that is a poem for children, but the ending of the poem is weird. Then I read it again many times. I remembered that one time, when I was in my art class. We were talking about the image of the Barbie Doll and the American culture. The body shape of the Barbie Doll was changing over time to meet the standard which depends on the culture and society at the specific

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  • Barbie Girl by Aqua a Gender Bias Song

    is the most important. Barbie Girl is a song by a band called Aqua and it meritoriously demonstrates human foolishness within society through the use of textual elements such as tone, diction, repetition, as well as visual features. This song is a feminist satire cunningly disguised in a childish, friendly pop hit targeted to young adults and teenagers as it mocks the way a majority of them may think and act as she ridicules how they are desperately trying to resemble Barbie. Aqua uses a sarcastic

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  • A Dolls House

    he loves himself more than her and he isn’t the strong man she thought he was. Nora tells him she is leaving him to live alone so she can figure out who she is and to decide what to do with her life. She then says that she has been treated like a doll first by her father and then by him and that their marriage had been about fantasies and misunderstandings. Torvald doesn’t understand as it is impossible for him to see what he has appeared to her. He breaks down as Nora leaves slamming the door

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    leave the note in the mailbox, because everything will be better once the truth is revealed. Once Torvald does read the letter, he is infuriated and tells Nora she will not be able to raide the kids. Nora claims her husband has treated her like a “doll” to be played with and admired. She decides to leave Torvald, declaring that she must make sense of herself and everything around her. She walks out slamming the door behind her. In my opinion, I enjoyed reading this play. I found that this text

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  • Doll House

    and face drastic changes of living. The New Year represents a new start of a new and different period in both their lives. Another symbol is the Christmas tree. The Christmas tree is a cheerful object meant to provide an ornamental purpose. In The Doll House the tree symbolizes Nora as an ornament as well in that she is enjoyable to look at. There are several similarities drawn between Nora and the Christmas tree in the play. Just as Nora tells them that no one can see the tree until it has been

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  • Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy

    Deaf and Hearing Loss Most students with hearing loss experience delayed performance in academic achievement. The earlier hearing loss occurs in a student’s life, the more serious the effects are on the student’s development. Different types of hearing loss affect students’ ability to hear in various ways. The first type is Conductive, which affects the loudness of sounds heard. This type can be reduced or eliminated through medical treatment and special education is not always necessary

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  • Barbie-Q

    ”Barbie-Q” At first the short story seems very unusual. The way the narrator describes each Barbie doll in such detail that makes you almost see them before you. But it’s not only the Barbie dolls. Even the flea market is described in a way that makes the pictures come alive before your eyes. But the unusual part is the role the Barbie dolls play. What is so special about these dolls, and what is their role? These are the questions that go through my mind. And my head tells me that there lies something

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  • African Americans Dyes and Dolls

    and Dolls: Multicultural Barbie and the Merchandizing of Difference” In the article “Dyes and Dolls” by Ann duCille she discusses how many, “manufactures have taken on a global perspective of a nearsightedness that constructs this whole new world as small and cultural difference as consumable (Ann duCille, p267). When Barbie turned the age of thirty Newsweek reported that there were 500 million Barbie dolls sold, on Barbie’s thirty fifth birthday Boston Globe reported that nearly two Barbie dolls

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  • In a Barbie World

    In A Barbie World! A culture that is saturated by consumerism can be referred to as a consumer culture. Barbie can be used as a tool for consumer culture because she is perceived to be the perfect woman, an unattainable achievement. Barbie has the perfect man, Ken; she has her dream house, and car, and even a dream closet. There are life size Barbies bouncing around in T.V. and print media ads that personify this image. Barbie produces a systematic reproduction of consistency; she doesn't evolve

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  • Doll House

    Doll house By: Henrik Ibsen European drama Long form of ‘doll house’ By Dimple Patel 2) The author and his times.3) Form, Structure and Plot.Stream of ConsciousnessChronological orderBeginning & ending4) CharactersTorvald HelmerNoraDr. Rank5) Settings6) Imagery & Symbolism. The TarantellaAllusion 7) Figurative lang.Doll in a doll's houseLittle squirrel/skylark/songbird8) Ironic Devices:Paradox9) Tone10) Theme11) Significance of the work12) Comparison of this work to others13)

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  • Barbie Doll Marge Piercy

    Oluwatoyin Ogunniyi Ms. Hamilton Composition I December 1st , 2011 Barbie Doll The piece of literature I chose to analyze was Barbie Dolls by Marge Piercy. This poem is about a young girl who goes through the normal stages of female bodily development. As the “girlchild” becomes a female she has an ugly nose and fat legs. She tries to be accepted by society but they deny her because of her looks. After a numerous attempts of trying to fit in she gives up. “Girlchild” has surgery

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  • Willendorf Doll

    reproduction and the Paleolithic women played a very important part in that. If one has to look at a Venus de Willendorf Doll, the first thing that would be noticed is the size of the woman. The woman is robust and is without clothing or a face; this doll was made like this to show how little the importance of physical appearance was back then, when everyone was striving for survival. These dolls are not just pieces of art but they represent the history of women before our time, and they reveal to the modern

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  • Barbie, Spring Break

    “Barbie, Spring Break” – A Reflective Report Throughout this semester the analytical exploration of discourse, genre and multimodality has enabled us to engage with various academic works, which ultimately enhanced the overall understanding of this course. With this knowledge, we were given the task of creating our own radio projects, exemplifying through a specific radio genre, a particular discourse. This project was very fulfilling, specifically after the conclusion of our group’s experimental

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  • The Doll in a Doll House

    Drama Essay 01 May 2011 The Doll in A Doll House The play "A Doll House" was written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879. In the nineteenth century, women's rights were hardly restricted. The role of the woman was to stay at home and take care about the children and her husband, while the male figure in the home acted as the dominating role. The man made almost all decisions for the family. Nora Helmer is the woman of this period and is portrayed as a victim of her environment, society and male dominance

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  • A Barbie World

    A Barbie World Are you a Barbie girl in a Barbie world, unlike the song I doubt you and everything around you is perfect. In my opinion girls today are trying to hard to be a life size Barbie. Sometimes girls might think everyone will like them if they were the skinny, acne free, perfect, Barbie. Believe me you wouldn’t want to be a Barbie in real life; you’re fixing to find out why. Some say it shouldn’t matter, “she’s just a toy”, or “she’s so pretty who cares if she doesn’t look real

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  • A Dolls House

    dominant, but at the same time very different. And given the twist to this story, Nora is definitely the more heroic female character. In the beginning of the play, Nora is powerless. Her husband Torvald Helmer treats her as if she is a brainless doll, Ibsen writes: “Has my little spendthrift been out squandering money again?” (1259). This quote shows how terrible view Torvald has of his wife. Just like Nora, Mrs. Linde begins the play in a place of just about no power, and no control over things

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  • Heritage Doll

    A mediados de septiembre del 2010, Emily Harris, vicepresidenta de la división de producción de New Heritage Doll Company, analizaba propuestas de proyectos para las próximas reuniones de presupuestos de capital de la compañía. Se presentaron dos propuestas que podrían beneficiar la innovación y tener un crecimiento en el futuro, pero debido al manejo financiero, solamente se podría aprobar uno de ellos, además de saber que las licencias y divisiones minoristas de la empresa promoverían proyectos

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  • Barbie in American Pop Culture

    closely, you will recognize the iconic name, Barbie, branded across a wide selection of dolls, houses, clothing, cars, and other accessories. Most likely, you will notice a news anchor and a computer engineer Barbie, representing the new Barbie careers of the 2010s. If you were shopping in any other decade since the late 1950s, you would see Barbie dolls with different costumes and careers. Since its inception in 1959, by creator Ruth Handler, the Barbie doll has taken on more than 100 different career

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  • Barbie World

    Are you a Barbie girl in a Barbie world, unlike the song I doubt you and everything around you is perfect. In my opinion girls today are trying too hard to be a life size Barbie. Sometimes girls might think everyone will like them if they are super skinny, tall, and blonde. Believe me you wouldn’t want to be a Barbie in real life; you’re fixing to find out why. Some say it shouldn’t matter, “she’s just a toy”, or “she’s so pretty who cares if she doesn’t look real.” But to me it does matter. If

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  • Barbie World

    Are you a Barbie girl in a Barbie world, unlike the song I doubt you and everything around you is perfect. In my opinion girls today are trying too hard to be a life size Barbie. Sometimes girls might think everyone will like them if they are super skinny, tall, and blonde. Believe me you wouldn’t want to be a Barbie in real life; you’re fixing to find out why. Some say it shouldn’t matter, “she’s just a toy”, or “she’s so pretty who cares if she doesn’t look real.” But to me it does matter. If

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  • Barbie Isn't Real

    Barbie Isn’t Real Television, magazines, and movies all have the same requirement, are you attractive enough? For many years, the media has been indulging society with the images and videos of what everyone is supposed to be, by their norms. Although more and more teens are texting, and not only could that result in ignorance of English proficiency, but also the loss of lives due to texting and driving; the media is creating these images we are supposed to live up to and therefore influencing

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  • Barbie Doll Issues

    officially released to the market, which called “Barbie” doll. This company becomes extremely successful in term of Internalization Process; however Matt had to face with a huge challenge in Chinese market because of lack of careful considering the social factor. In 2009, the company made a foray by establishing the world's largest "House of Barbie" valuing $30 millions in a prime Shanghai location, which built the six-story shop including collection of Barbie dolls and affiliated products such as restaurant

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  • Barbie Doll

    to a Barbie Doll Women were considered the subordinate gender that was expected to have this stay at home homemaker attitude. They were supposed to powder their noses and look pretty. Women are discriminated against in society. Women have stereotypical gender roles they are supposed to uphold. As suggested in the poem “Barbie Doll” by Marge Piercy the Barbie doll is the idealized image of a woman and is considered to have long legs, perfect skin, small waist and a slender figure. The Barbie doll

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  • Barbie Doll

    Donisvitch “Introduction to Literature” Ann Rasmussen April 23, 2009 Barbie Doll The poem begins in a fairy-tale vein, the archaic term “girl-child” being used to underscore the mythic quality of the story. The dolls, stove, iron and lipstick are all traditional play things for young girls, but they are also markers of an identity in the making, the things that young girls grow to identify with their own social roles. The doll presents an idealized image of the body, and stove and irons tell

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  • Barbie vs. Bratz

    BADM 372: Advertising Case 2: Barbie vs. Bratz 1. Provide an analysis of the Mattel Barbie brand. What factors shape perceptions of the brand in the eyes of parents and young girls? Barbie was billed as “a shapely teenage fashion model,” and made her first appearance at the American Toy Fair in New York City and soon became a hit. (http://www.brandchannel.com/features_profile.asp?pr_id=160) Barbie was then and still is a popular doll for young girls. In the beginning she was popular because

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  • Dolls House

    "The Doll House" by Henrik Ibsen Eng/125 University of Phoenix In Dollhouse, the husband Torvald treated Nora as a child with no mind and intelligence. His pet names for her in the beginning demonstrates how he didn’t not treat her as his equal. His lack of accepting her as an equal was also demonstrated in his ability to see that Nora was a smart woman and could see and do things for her. Ibsen used many strategies to get this point across. In one of his strategies he takes a common housewife

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  • A Doll House

    A DOLL HOUSE A Doll's House is a three act play about a seemingly typical housewife who becomes disillusioned and dissatisfied with her condescending husband. Nora represents the 'doll' in this 'perfect doll house' with decorated Christmas trees and fancy parties. The realization that her life is a sham, she spends her whole life in a dream world. In this dream world, Nora does not take life seriously, an attitude that led to many of the plot’s complications. Nora and Torvald Helmer believe they

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  • Doll House

    1. I feel that Nora made a very selfish decision.  Leaving 3 children under any circumstance is difficult, however, her motive for leaving was selfish and self serving. She had been living in "The Dolls House" for along time.  It wasn't until her secret was revealed that she all of a sudden had this revelation of liberation.  It was an infantile response to a situation that could have been rectified. Honestly, where will we find Nora in 5 years?  Living in another "Doll's House" being taken care

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  • A Dolls House

    conformity NORA & TORVALD’S RELATIONSHIP * T heaps many incessant diminutives on N which she happens to deserve initially * N’s desire for macaroons without T’s knowledge ensures her as a child who needs to grow up; she is after all a “willing doll” * Hiding macaroons in her pocket points out that she is not supposed to be eating them for T’s reasoning – the fact that she’s hiding it points out a sign of child-like behaviour * Virtually twitters as she throws things around for the servants

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  • It's a Barbie World

    It’s a Barbie World Abstract Barbie dolls have been around for many years and many young girls have gotten a Barbie as a gift at some time in their lives. Barbie is made out of plastic and has unrealistic features to her. Her body proportions are not possible and her look only relates to less than half of the human population. Barbie has the perfect, dream world where she has her dream car, house, an impeccable wardrobe, and of course the man of her dreams. Many girls grow up and admire Barbie

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  • Barbie Doll

    “Barbie” Society has placed immense pressure on girls and women of all ages. The definition of Beauty has been altered over the years and the expectation of what beauty looks like is now sickly represented by a materialistic object, a Barbie Doll. Although not every individual conforms to expecting this modern representation of beauty, society as a whole has placed pressure on girls and women to strive to look this way. The consequences of not having this appearance are often brutal. Girls are deemed

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    Barbie Doll Women have a wrong perspective about beauty. With media and social networking on the rise, the standard of beauty is skewed to what others portray it to be. Women who don’t have supportive people around them to reinforce the true concept of beauty often grow up to be self-destructive and seek validation from all the wrong places. There is too much importance and too much anxiety placed on women to surrender to the image of being or becoming a Barbie doll. In the poem “Barbie Doll,” written

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  • Disney Dolls

    Disney’s dolls Institution Name Disney's dolls In Disney's dolls current animated movies the color of the female skin characters Might be diverse and the promotion more complicated. However, Kathi Maio suggests that beneath the entire fleece and the balance there are still contented homemakers searching for a man. It is so ironical that the Walt Disney Company’s current animated attribute which is Mulan, repeats Chinese fights of foreign invasions that are an ancient legend. The first animated

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  • The Doll Interpretation

    The Doll Interpretation The belief that a person’s childhood experiences have a long lasting effect on that person’s psychological development is commonly held by professionals and masses alike. The colloquial term “daddy issues” implies that the early absence of a father figure in a female’s life is to blame for later promiscuity and trust issues in romantic relationships. Although the effects are not always severe, a child’s adolescent environment and experiences continue to affect his or her

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  • Love Doll

    Love Doll: A fable Love Doll is a fable written by Joe R. Lansdale in 1991. It is a short story about a man, who buys a plastic love doll, because, as he says in the first line of the story, wants to fuck something that he doesn’t have to talk to. He names her Madge. The story follows him and Madge, and how their relationship develops. What at first started as a toy for him, soon becomes a girlfriend who perfectly soothes his needs; she cooks for him, she fuck him and she keeps the house clean.

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  • Human Barbie

    Human Barbie “I’m a Barbie girl, in a barbie world” The Barbie Girl song by the group Aqua became a catchy pop song during its released in May 1997. It was every woman’s song as they dream to experience Barbie’s life. And who would have thought that some women was so much dedicated to look like Barbie and some are just born with Barbie’s appearance. Here are some of the girls in different countries who really resemble the looks of Barbie 1. Valeria Lukyanova The most controversial and the

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  • China Doll

    CHINA DOLLS Overview Haute Couture Fashions Sdn Bhd need to adjust their business strategy, as China textile industry becoming a potential threat to it as its two major customers are now thinking of outsourcing to China for its lower operating cost. The management need to decide whether to move its operation to China or exit from contract manufacturing activity and stand on its own new created brand. It is recommended for Haute Couture Fashions Sdn Bhd to move their operations wholly by itself to

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  • Barbie Case

    1.No, I don’t agree that diverse Barbie offered by Mattel will cause to watered down of brand and it will not be instantly not recognized, because Mattel have created Barbie with unique and separate brand which will never be affected by the changing image in Barbie as the parent company is stable and very much rooted and recognised . 2. No, not truly the drop in Barbie sales is due to the mismatch between the Barbie’s original image and that of real girl. The others factors which were responsible

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  • A Dolls House

    the other male characters in the play. Krogstad and Torvald play the other male roles, both of these men are strong-willed and confident while Dr. Rank is a dying, weak soul. He is a great example of the loss of hope in the play. In a critique of the doll house written by Joan Templeton, he stresses Nora’s dishonesty over and over: “Even Nora’s sweet tooth is evidence of her unworthiness , as we see her ‘surreptitiously devouring the forbidden [by her husband] macaroons,’ even ‘brazenly offer[ing]

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  • A Dolls House

    caring wife who has been misunderstood and mistreated. Nora’s decision at the end of the play to leave Torvald Helmer is justifiable because, he makes her perform by singing and dancing, he treats her like a doll and he dictates her whole life. Firstly, Torvald treats Nora as his own doll and makes her sing and dance for his pleasure. For example, before she must dance the Tarantella for the party and has to practice for Torvald, “Now, you must go and play through the Tarantella and practise with

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  • Barbie Doll

    Barbie Doll. Perhaps the real mark of "Barbie Doll's" welcome has been the numerous times it has been reprinted and analysed. Appearing in 1973, at the heart of feminism's second wave, "Barbie Doll" embodied the rage many women felt at being sexually objectified and treated as second-class citizens. The poem remains popular in large parts because it continues to represent women's experience. When you read the title of this poem, automatically you get a sense of something that is not real, a typical

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  • Barbie: the American Girl Does Global

    Case 2 Barbie: The American Girl Does Global International marketing is the performance of a company's product and services to consumers in more than one nation to produce profit. It is one of the most vital elements of marketing functions to trade their company's products or services internationally rather than locally. This brings more advantages and benefits the organization itself as well as the country. The case examines the evolution of the Barbie doll over the years from its launch in 1959

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  • Barbie Case

    toy. Yes, it can hardly be any other toy but Barbie. Nowadays, girls can be seen wearing Barbie clothing, using Barbie perfume, carrying Barbie backpacks, and sleeping in Barbie pajamas, not to mention cosmetics, sneakers etc. (Morgenson 1991, 66). Mattel, Inc., the mother company of Barbie, should feel proud of her. Because on average, an American girl has ten Barbie dolls, a British or Italian girl may own seven, while five is the number of Barbie that a German or French girl has. It was Mattel’s

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  • New Heritage Doll Compant

    4212 SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 TIMOTHY LUEHRMAN HEIDE ABELLI New Heritage Doll Company: Capital Budgeting In mid-September of 2010, Emily Harris, vice president of New Heritage Doll Company’s production division, was weighing project proposals for the company’s upcoming capital budgeting meetings in October. Two proposals stood out based on their potential to strengthen the division’s innovative product lines and drive future growth. However, due to constraints on financial and managerial

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  • Doll House

    transferred from papa’s hands into yours. You arranged everything according to your own taste, and so I got the same tastes as your else I pretended to” (III. 142). Nora is a woman made to be a doll, and she plays the role with lies and misdeeds. Nora again demonstrates the lack of opinion. Nora’s life as a deceptive doll is further showcased by the dangerous decisions she makes. Nora takes out a fraudulent loan against her father’s name because she wants something and cannot have it. Nora realizes the

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  • Barbie Doll

    “Her good nature wore out/ like a fan belt./ So she cut off her nose and her legs/ and offered them up.” This quote from “Barbie Doll”, by Marge Piercy, refers to a young girl who wishes to change her character and her appearance in order to live up to society’s expectations. In fact, instead of being complimented or admired for whom she truly is, people would rather criticize and condemn her for whom she isn’t. As a result of endlessly trying to alter her portrait, the “girlchild” eventually “wore

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  • Better Barbie

    Better Barbie By Jesse K., Grand Ledge, MI I don’t have any alumni ties to Brown, though it’s possible I could be the long-lost granddaughter of James S. Miller. Never have I sailed the Pacific Ocean on the back of a humpback whale, nor can I wrap sushi with the skill of former Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. I haven’t done much research regarding podiatry, and chances are I will never win the Michigan Mega-Millions lottery. I am, however, the proud owner of a Little Mermaid Edition Barbie.

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  • Barbie

    Barbie has recently had her 40th birthday. It all started in the 1950s when Ruth Handler saw her daughter, Barbara, and her friends playing with paper dolls. They liked to imagin the dolls beeing different persons who were working, swiming, playing with friends etc. Ruth, who owned the company Mattel with her husband, understood that pretending how the future would be was part of growing up for kids. She did some research and found that there was room on the market for a doll like Barbie. Mattel

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