America's Junior Miss

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  • How I Lost The Junior Miss Pageant Short Story

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    In the story, “How I Lost the Junior Miss Pageant” by Cindy Bosley, the narrator tells her story about how she lost the Junior Miss Pageant. She takes us on a journey about how she watched pageants and rated the females as if she was the judge and how she got into the pageant and practiced. She told us about her and her mother’s struggles with money, men and ultimately how she lost the pageant. She went even further after the pageant was over, to tell the reader how disappointed her mother was because

  • Feminist Feminism

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    that was not the norm of my friends, or “women” in general. When thinking about this paper, I suddenly recalled an episode of John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight, where he discussed the Miss America Pageant. I had heard of the pageant before, but I never knew they were a scholarship foundation until watching his show. The Miss America Pageant has been in existence for nearly one hundred years, yet they still judge women primarily on their physical beauty; making it difficult to believe their true mission

  • Black Maids

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    Skeeter tries to behave as a proper Southern lady: She plays bridge with the young married women; edits the newsletter for the Junior League; and endures her mother's constant advice on how to find a man and start a

  • Controversial Topics- Beauty Pageants

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    asses the contestant's physical appearance based on these superficial themes. The past winners are no role models either. The majority of Miss America winners have been 'undernourished' on the BMI scale, or Body Mass Index, a relation of someones height to their weight. Beauty role models are setting a poor example of how they should be taking care of themselves: Miss America 2008 is a recovering anorexic (Huey). As

  • Essay about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Should NOT Be Banned

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    Many books around the world have been banned because they are offensive. One example is Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a novel about the journey of a thirteen-year-old boy named Huck, who fabricates his own death to run away with an escaped slave named Jim. The two voyage in a raft along the Mississippi River to gain their individual freedom. In addition, Huck gains a new understanding about humanity. Huck Finn has been creating great controversy on both sides of the argument: to

  • Is Creativity Becoming Endangered?

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    Known for her creative thinking and unique outlook on life a child mourns the death of her soul and heart; so suddenly taken from her by the one she trusted and loved most, school. It is widely acknowledge that creativity is becoming endangered in America; this is so because the American education system is strict and regulated, allowing for little wriggle room for creativity. Many people wonder if schools should teach creativity, however, that is impossible. Creativity is the unique way of thinking

  • Marketing Mix Essay examples

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    Marketing Mix MKT 421 Tyson Foods promotes several different types of food in the food chain industry. They are ranked 96 in the Fortune 500 in America’s largest corporations. Tyson’s produced poultry, beef, and pork, as well as providing the previous to several chain stores to use products. From McDonald nuggets to the Subway sandwich, Tyson is one of the largest poultry processing plants in the country. Tyson also distributes bag in bag products to stores which include Sam’s and Wal-Mart stores

  • The Pros And Cons Of Football

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    different perspective? In the country, most people focus on one side of the league. That is, the league creates entertainment and brings in profit for cities that host the big games. Also, football recently became America’s new favorite pastime. The Tylt explains how football has become America’s pastime by stating, “There is no other sport in the United States that garners so much attention during regular season games, and so much sadness when it is gone. Every week, from September to February, America

  • Persuasive Speech About Food

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    relationship with them.These days most teenagers just sit on their phones when they go eat with friends, and I feel like that distances us from our peers, which is the opposite of what eating with people naturally does.These days, eating has become one of America's favorite pass times and it's thought of as a hobby, oppose to a part of survival. When you do things you love, which in this case would be eating, with the people you love, then a very special bond

  • Jacqueline Kennedy: A Brief Biography

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    father was a wealthy stock broker (“Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Biography”, n.d.). At the age of twelve Kennedy attended ballet lessons and French lessons (“Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Biography”, n.d.). She enjoyed riding horses and even won a national junior horsemanship competition. Jacqueline Kennedy benefitted from being raised in a wealthy household. Jacqueline Kennedy attended many different schools throughout her young life. Kennedy attended school at the Chapin School in New York for kindergarten