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    lays, Barbie. You might be wondering who this Barbie person is. I am not talking about a real person. I am talking about Barbie, the doll. B. Girls all around the world grew up playing with a Barbie doll. When first released she was a plastic, white skinned, thin, long legged teenage girl. She wore a tiny black and white stripped bathing suit with a pair of sunglasses sitting upon her head on top of her blonde colored hair. C. The whole philosophy of Barbie was that through the Barbie doll little

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    My Barbie Dolls

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    with my Barbie dolls up in my mom’s room like every little girl usually does. My mom’s room wasn’t too big or too small, the bed was messed up because I had used the covers as a Barbie doll home. I was wearing a yellow shirt along with pink pants. My hair was down and all over the place. I was brushing the Barbie's hair until the main door opened. My cousins Anisah and Muhaddes called my name like they do every time they come over. “Fabiaaa”! My cousins yelled. I quickly threw my Barbie dolls back in

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    objects while following direction. Coloring books help kids with motor skills and creativity. Even basketballs, and footballs teach kids teamwork and physical endurance. Barbie dolls show girls that they have to be put together, wear heels, and have the perfect life with the perfect car and the perfect boyfriend. The old Barbie doll was very unhealthy in the way she looked, and this showed girls a bad example on what their bodies needed to look like. New Barbies are made to show what a healthy person

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    Barbie Doll Is Bad

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    An Imperfect Barbie Doll In today’s society, there are many people who strive to show that perfection has never really existed, that each individual woman is beautiful as herself, the way she is, and that no one is the same. Contemporary culture works to prove the fact that people are all different shapes, sizes, and colors, and that that’s okay. People’s differences are what make them all perfect in their way; likewise, things that may be considered “weaknesses” and “flaws” are also inherently

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    Analysis Of Barbie Doll

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    Vying for Perfection (1a) The poem “Barbie Doll” written by Marge Piercy contains several denotations and connotations throughout the work. Denotation, signifying the literal meaning or dictionary definition, whereas connotation signifies the various meanings related to the word. In the poem, the words “cosmetics” (20) and “happy ending” (25) stood out. The poet writes, “In the casket displayed on satin she lay / with the undertaker’s cosmetics painted on, / a turned-up putty nose, /.” (lines

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    Barbie Doll Analysis

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    Not Like a Barbie The poem “Barbie Doll” written by Marge Piercy is about the pressure of fitting in society. We look at a healthy girl that had a normal childhood. She grew up playing with toys according to her gender and was considered smart at school. This girl had an endless number of qualities for having a wonderful future. Everything for her lost value when in her adolescence a classmate made her feel not beautiful because she did not look like a Barbie doll. There was a time in

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    Barbie is viewed as an overly sexualized doll that is responsible for portraying unreasonable body image expectations. A study was completed with forty five girls ranging in age from four to seven (Sherman & Zurbriggen, 2014). Two different Barbie dolls as well as a Mrs. Potato Head doll were used in the experiment, with Mrs. Potato Head serving as the control (Sherman & Zurbriggen, 2014). After playing with the dolls and then being asked questions about their future career opportunities, the

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    total disregard towards a child self-progression. In Barbie Doll poem by Marge Piercy it is portrayed a young girl who was attacked by society because of having unruly features on her appearance and body. To make clear, Piercy uses the title “Barbie Doll” in her poem to symbolize the cultural American traditions of making young girls live in a fairy tale world; where everything they see or do is perfect. The girl in this poem played with Barbie toys since she was little, but when she reached her puberty

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    Barbie Dolls Have Changed

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    and assessing how the ‘Barbie Doll’ which is a toy for children, mainly for girls has changed over the years since the 1900’s to the present generation and how this relates to other larger contexts like class, gender, race, disability and faith. Below I have inserted 2 pictures of the Barbie doll, One from 1959 and one from 2010, which is fairly recent. 1950’s: The first Barbie Doll 2010 Barbie Doll(s) I strongly believe that the Barbie Dolls have changed hugely since

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    Is Barbie the ideal woman? For generations she’s been the doll that little girls have aspired to be–a party girl, career woman and bathing beauty all wrapped into one . In Marge Piercy’s poem entitled "Barbie Doll," the title underscores the theme of the poem, which is that girls are ultimately and fatally entrapped by society’s narrow definitions of feminine behavior and beauty. By comparing the young lady in the poem to a Barbie doll, the author reveals the irony of the title. In the poem, the

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