Society Is An Idea Of Beauty

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“What leads and drags the world are not machines, but ideas” Our Society has been unreasonably lead by an idea of beauty. Hopelessly, We have compel to the idea that “Blue-eyed, yellow-haired, pink-skinned doll is what every child treasured” (pg.54). We have agreed to this standard, we have created a neglectful idea. An idea which we have rigidly appraised. We are frequently exposed to this idea through,“shops, magazines, newspapers, advertising, TV shows”. Society, the world we live on, continuously reminds us that there is beauty, and it has its limits. The thing is, Society has a tremendous power over humanity. Everything, everything one does is based on a social standard. How one talks, how one dresses, how one see the world. Society controls one's mentality, there is no doubt. Now, there is no point in been worried, this too is a Social standard. “One's willingness to fit in will override one’s wishes to stand out” (Ash,1935). There is no uncertainty of Society’s influence in our cultural and personal ideals of beauty. “The idea of the social construction of beauty is simply whatever culture or society says it is. Beauty arises in a cultural context. No one ever denies that. But there's also a natural response people have to it” (Dutton, 1985).

The Bluest Eye provides an extended depiction of the ways in which internalized white beauty standards deform the lives of black girls and women” Morrison narrates the struggles of Pecola Breedlove, an eleven year
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