Looking And Dont Know How To Cook: No Wonder You Don T Have A Man
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Hook: Gender stereotypes are often present in society, but does this mean we should believe these untrue remarks?
Background Information: Gender stereotypes are simplistic generalizations about the genders’ attributes, differences, and roles in society. They still exist today because “human beings are social animals,” (Cohen 1). Inessa Cohen is elaborating that people naturally want to belong to a group or connect. The stereotype women are supposed to cook, do housework, and care for the family creates the idea that there are things specific genders can or cannot do.
Theme/Claim: Despite the fact that the media portrays the stereotype that women are supposed to cook, do housework, and care for the family, many women focus on their careers instead; making them apathetic towards housework.
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Topic Sentence/Transition (Example of stereotype): To begin, one way the stereotype is demonstrated is through ads and commercials. In particular, an ad for Kenwood Chef, created…show more content… In the article “Single Looking and Don’t Know How To Cook: No wonder You Don’t Have A Man”, she stated, “However, outside of a few friends, I am somewhat shocked to discover that not that many women today really enjoy cooking. In fact, not that many women actually know how to cook. Okay, I have a few girlfriends that are on Top Chef-status and can really – and I mean really – thrown down in the kitchen. However, I also know of quite a few girlfriends, who can’t even figure out how to turn on the stove properly let alone boil a pot of water. And who could blame them? Especially with the wealth of fast food, deli and frozen packaged food, upscale restaurants that now do deliveries, why go through the trouble of learning to cook at home? Unless of course you are trying to snag a man and if that is the case, than you might be in trouble,” (Ball