Essays Tagged: "GI JOE"

Self-Esteem & Media In The 90's - A Reflective Essay

The media has only really impacted my life when I was a young child. The perplexing commercials of GI JOE and the unforgettable Transformers were just mind boggling. Anytime a new commercial aired. I ... everything and Terry Hogan actually admitted in a television interview that the saliva spitting, vigilante that he now portrays is indeed the more appealing role of the two he has focused upon. Well, ...

(4 pages) 141 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

GI Joe and Barbie: Bad for self-esteem?

"The Real American Hero," this has been the phrase used to sell GI Joes since the 1964 release of the action figure. The real American hero of what? The action figu ... to do with the enemies of America. The Barbie doll has a perfect unattainable body, and when little girls see this body they believe that they will or should look this way. GI Joe and Barbie have succ ... l or should look this way. GI Joe and Barbie have succeeded in lowering the self esteem of boys and girls in our country.In the article "The Evolution of GI Joe, 1964-1998" we see that in a research p ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Television And Violence

ecruiting a mature audience. But it is not. In fact, it is just another Saturday-morning special of GI Joe, "The Real American Hero," that I watched with my brother and cousins. We were religious foll ... eant Slaughter, Duke and the rest of the gang would handle the likes of King Cobra and his cronies. GI Joe's early morning time slot encouraged kids, like us, to tune in every weekend. While eating ou ...

(9 pages) 100 0 3.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Body image

tractive than they really are. "In conclusion, negative body image is a serious problem and has damaging affects on women's self-esteem and it can lead to depression, as well as an eating disorder. Ch ... and respect, and the end of prejudice starts with one person at a time. The external pursuit of changing your body can often damage spirituality by taking you away from the internal-self - the spirit, ...

(4 pages) 90 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


ter eight focuses on a scenario of a man in the military. First the man named Gerard Irving Joe or "GI Joe" decides that he wants to be in the military. This shows his loyalty to his country. GI Joe i ... also with grenades, bayonets, trench shovels, or whatever comes to hand. The problem is that GI Joes has grown up knowing that he shall not kill. Well he talks it over with a Chaplain and reali ...

(2 pages) 23 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Hasbro financial Ratios and assessment

ainment products and services, including the design, manufacture and marketing of games and toys ranging from traditional to high-tech."Hassenfeld Brothers was founded in 1923 by two brothers, Henry a ... censing opportunities, developing the "tween" market segment, and developing innovative and technological toys. In 2005, Hasbro's operating cash flow increased to $496.6 million, a significant increas ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.5 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making