Beauty Pageants Make Strong Women Essay

1022 WordsOct 12, 20165 Pages
3, 2, 1, its go time. Work it, work it, work it. Sabrina Nooruddin, Miss India Georgia 2009, article “Not irony: Beauty pageants make strong women” is based on the ideas of personal unrealistic thoughts and opinions. It is strictly based on only her specific experiences that were beneficial to her. Her claim, that beauty pageants make strong women is misleading in the fact that she is not clear and concise with her main ideas, she lacks ethos, logos, and pathos, and does not cover the actual act of strutting down a run way with glitz and glam. Nooruddin views on beauty pageants would be fulfilling and believable if she used credible outside sources other than herself. This would provide the audience with a since of direction and organization making the article clear, concise, and understandable. In fact, she is vague throughout the entire article. Nooruddin states that there is far more to beauty pageants than physical beauty. Sadly, that is what the reality TV, Toddlers and Tiaras, is displaying for the public eye. This shows that pageants are providing children to negative media and they cannot embrace their childhood properly. If society and TV would stop glamorizing pageants, maybe fewer behavioral problems would occur within girls from elementary to teens. Overall, usually it is not the child’s motivation to compete in pageants it is the parents pushing them to do something they may not love (Nooruddin). With that being said, Martina Cartwright, Ph.D., R.D, once

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