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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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    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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    Negatives of Barbie The doll "Barbie" has been around for generations to generations. Barbie is a popular fashion doll bought by parents and children all around the world. From "Dr. Barbie", to "Barbie Life in the Dream House", many individuals proclaim that she has the perfect body, perfect hair, perfect skin, and perfect clothes. The children who are big fans of Barbie, especially think this. Throughout the years, the makers of Barbie "Mattel" have made a few changes such as different body types

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    Barbie Personality

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    out, many would be able to recognize who she is. Picture a pretty little toy figurine who acts as an early friend and role model for numerous young girls around the world. She is none other than Barbie, the doll! Ruth Handler, an American businesswoman, is the person who structured the formation of Barbie. The story of how it all began started with her observation on her daughter, Barbara. She witnessed how Barbara would always pretend that her paper dolls are living the adult world. She also took

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    Barbie Stereotypes

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    have received well-deserved scrutiny for their Barbie brand of toys. The recent make over to the Barbie line may harm Barbie’s image as a brand when mothers think of their childhood they of the classic Barbie look. Barbie’s make over which includes four different body shapes, seven different skin colors, twenty-two eye colors, and twenty-four hairstyles they also have optional accessories such as laptops and I pads. Although Mattel’s evolution of the Barbie has progressed over the coming year their plans

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    In a Barbie World

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    In A Barbie World! A culture that is saturated by consumerism can be referred to as a consumer culture. Barbie can be used as a tool for consumer culture because she is perceived to be the perfect woman, an unattainable achievement. Barbie has the perfect man, Ken; she has her dream house, and car, and even a dream closet. There are life size Barbies bouncing around in T.V. and print media ads that personify this image. Barbie produces a systematic reproduction of consistency; she doesn't evolve

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    Barbie Essays

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    Barbie Since the beginning of time, toys have often been an indicator of the way a society behaves, and how they interact with their children. For example, in ancient Greece, artifacts recovered there testify that children were simply not given toys to play with as in the modern world. The cruel ritual of leaving a sick child on a hillside for dead, seems to indicate a lack of attention to the young (Lord 16). The same is true of today’s society. As you can see with the number of toy stores

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    Barbie Case

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    giant manufacturer introduced “My Scene”, Barbie dolls debuting together with perfume, cosmetics to aim at older girls segment. However, “My Scene” was found to be an imitation of the Bratz dolls and soon flopped (Hope 2011). This refers to the process of selective retention. According to Kotler & Keller (2009, 204), consumers may keep in mind positive features about a certain product they like and tend to ignore the good things of a competing product. Barbie and cultural aspects: Diffusion and failure

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    Barbie History

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    The History of Barbie The Barbie doll: a household name that many little girls admire, many adults dislike, and many people enjoy using as a topic for debate. Although the doll made its world debut in 1959, its popularity has not slowed down since. This may be because of Barbie’s luxurious wardrobe, or her perfect anatomically improbable figure that so many girls of all ages wish they had. With Barbie’s popularity comes the price of people bashing her for any flaws they can find. Since the creation

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    Sexism In The Barbie

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    Barbie Barbie is portraying the image on young girls to have the desire to look and be like her. When girls at such a young age begin to play with Barbie they are seeing how "perfect" she looks. Barbie's disproportional figure leads children and even teens to want her "beautiful" look that they have admired for so many years. In 1965 the slumber party package was on the market showing buyers how straight forward she is with her products and accessories. The package had all of the normal slumber

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