Essays Tagged: "physical appearance"

Beauty and society..the beauty myth

ks, rather than what they think or what they do. A woman's accomplishments are often based upon her physical appearance rather than her personality or possible mental capability. Those who are conside ... nation. The beauty myth is increasing day-by-day in women and leading to a lot of psychological and physical problems. A change should come from every part of society about how they view men and women ...

(4 pages) 572 9 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


finitely tough on self-esteem for teenagers who look to fit in. Many simply desire to improve their physical appearance, but they are too lazy, or do not have enough time to work out. What do they do? ... ans give men and women the characteristics that make up the sex, such as the type of voice, and the physical build. Adrenal steroids, produced in the cortex of the adrenal gland in humans, regulate pr ...

(4 pages) 140 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What controls a person's first Impression?

judgment of the person in question. The first impression is influenced by many factors, mainly the physical appearance, one's own past experiences and other peoples judgments. Indeed, first impressio ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The downfall of Madame Loisel in Maupassant's 'The Necklace'

quality as Mme. Loisel longs for the material things that her old schoolmate Mme. Forester has. The physical appearance of the characters as well as their actions, thought, and emotions are very detai ... main character's life, as well as her husband's, takes a dramatic turn and the author describes the physical and emotional changes in great detail.The story's title does not signify the theme however, ...

(3 pages) 145 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Characterization of characters in Dostoevsky's novel "The Brothers Karamozov"

evsky creates such perversity and depravity that one can feel no positive emotions for the man. His physical appearance--he is "flabby" with "small, suspicious eyes" and a "long, cavernous mouth with ...

(12 pages) 81 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Corporal punishment

it?.The most obvious reason for corporal punishment is to castigate one for doing wrong by means of physical abuse expecting the individual to learn from his or her mistake.But we must ask ourselves t ... must ask ourselves this question.Is the person benefiting from this or is he or she not only being physically abused but mentally.In some cases corporal punishment psychologically effects ones mind o ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Diary of a women's experience throughout the Civil War..

use Sarah was a girl. Sarah tried to prove to her father that she could be a boy under her feminine physical appearance but every day the beatings got worst and worst. It was so bad, that one day duri ...

(16 pages) 98 0 3.9 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

This is an essay on the person who has influenced my life the most. It is titled "The Ideal Woman".

ad the opportunity to meet her, the first thing you would have noticed would have been her striking physical beauty. She had short-sandy blonde hair and beautiful deep green eyes. Her smile was radian ... a small hump in the middle.After talking with my grandmother you would have noticed that more than physical appearance, however, she possessed an inner beauty. She had an outgoing personality, and pe ...

(3 pages) 218 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

How Chauser shows dislike for characters in canterbury tales

ausers "Canterbury Tales" he shows his dislike for certain characters by the way he describes their physical appearance and the way they act towards other people and the way they act in more personal ... ough Chaucer says he could cook anything under the sun and was excellent at distinguishing ale. His physical ailments were that of an ulcer (sore) on his knee. The ulcer on his knee seems to mean he i ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

"Chaucer's Opinion of The Wife of Bath"

an. Chaucer states directly and implies his thoughts in the prologue relating to The Wife of Bath's physical appearance, her qualities, traits and other background information.Chaucer portrays the Wif ... er background information.Chaucer portrays the Wife of Bath as a deviant and rather ugly woman. The physical appearance of the Wife of Bath described by Chaucer is "she had gap-teeth, set widely." Sho ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

My essay examines the importance western society has placed on beauty and the ever changing ideals imposed upon women.

The 20th century has seen a huge upsurge in the importance placed by Western society on physical beauty, particularly for women. The fashion, cosmetics and plastic surgery industries have ... e fashion, cosmetics and plastic surgery industries have thrived on 20th century preoccupation with physical appearance. It is a preoccupation that affects women in every sphere, whether they choose t ... rity, harmony and perfection."Definitions of beauty in the 20th century, when referring to human physical beauty, are nearly always constructed in terms of outward appearance and sexual attractiven ...

(11 pages) 573 8 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

When you look back over your school years, which was the most enjoyable year for you?

cle at that time. When I came in, I could feel I attracted so many eyes on me. I was so proud of my physical appearance at that time and it also gave me a quite self-esteem and confidence during that ...

(2 pages) 86 1 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

"Metamorphosis" by Frank Kafka

ay.Greogor being mutated into an insect was hideous and once caused his mother to faint. Due to his physical appearance he was forced to stay in his room (plus he did not want to frighten his mother a ...

(1 pages) 68 1 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Life in hole.

horrible person who's done something terrible; somebody who understandably deserves such a horrible physical appearance such as you. Every few hours I look into a mirror, hoping that what I always see ...

(2 pages) 41 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Classification on high school.

hool I came upon a new perspective which opened my views of how people should not be judge by their physical appearance.The most popular social group, the-big-jocks-on-campus, maintained authority wit ... to walk to the office, she was trying to break her grip to be freed. From the look of this, she was physically man handled and she fought back.Then there are the wave-riding-surfers, these tsunami rid ...

(5 pages) 135 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Is "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, a book about man's inhumanity to man, or a story about courage and hope?

1930's. This was a time during the Great Depression, and a time where a man was persecuted for his physical appearance. 'To Kill a Mockingbird' conveys this image throughout the course of the book, m ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.9 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Commedia Del'Arte. Character Analysis and Traits of Columbina, Isabella, Arlecchino and Lelio.

sometimes wears one covering only her eyes. Her signature props are a tambourine and a basket. Her physical appearance is attractive, perky and petite with a tiny waist, wide hips and lots of cleavag ... e can be very affectionate to other characters as well, and her affections seem to flow through her physically, but she always holds something back. As a result she is pestered by other men, especiall ...

(8 pages) 44 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The catcher in the rye" - JD Salinger.

eturning home, discovered many of his distinct characteristics, which greatly affected him.Holden's physical appearance and language helped describe him as a person. Holden was a lanky 6 feet 2 inches ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Theodore Roosevelt.

ore was often ill with asthma most of his childhood. He overcame this affliction by building up his physical strength. By the time he became a teenager, he was well built in his physical appearance, a ...

(3 pages) 58 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

This is a business report about the Internal and external analysis of The Body Shops strategies in the cosmetics industry

e macro-environment in which The Body Shop operates is ever changing due to lifestyles changing and physical appearance's appeal.The Five forces analysis established that the Body shop is in a highly ...

(1 pages) 292 0 1.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing