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Stay At Home Target Group
871 wordsThere are all kinds of magazines that target all types of people, from young girls to old men. Glamour focuses on women between the ages of 20 - 35 who are career-oriented. They are fairly well-off, usually single and very fashion conscience. The focus group is heterosexual and liberal. No topic is too taboo for Glamour to write an article about. The target group is obvious to me from the articles, pictures, and advertisements. Articles in Glamour magazine focus on sex, love, and careers. They a...
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Musical Comedies Radio Stations
1,155 words... he reconstruction period constitutional amendments were passed to assure civil rights and voting rights for former slaves and some blacks were elected members of the House and Senate; Whites wanted to be assured that blacks were still inferior and blackface troupes were not showing this by continuing to hire blacks. Therefore, audiences depleted, and many troupes that had incorporated blacks started to perform on circuits like the "Chicken circuit, " which hit most black owned theaters. Blac...
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Love Lucy Movie Stars
915 wordsWhat do you think of when you hear the words, 1950 s fashion? I am sure each and everyone in this room has an image that comes to mind. For me, I visualize the traditional poodle skirt, white crew socks and black and white saddle shoes. In the 50 s, times were changing. This was the era when television was exploding onto the scene. Television brought the fashion world into our living rooms, with show like, Leave it to Beaver, Ossie and Harriet, and the infamous I love Lucy. The television moms o...
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Beauty Pageants Beauty Queen
1,202 words... gate with a curling iron for being to squeamish while having her hair done. These pageant moms behaviors, have brought up questions concerning whether or not these pageants are ultimately for the benefit of the child or the parent (Gleick 48). Dateline NBC ran a poll where 62 % of those questioned said parents benefit more from child beauty pageants, where only 3 % said that children do benefit (Pugh 1). Supporters for pageants do have their reasons for pushing their kids into the spotlight....
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Daddy Glen Mad Daddy Glen Bone
671 wordsOne of the most complex and elaborate character in Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison is Bone. Through out the story Bone has to live a life where she thinks that she is the leading enigma of the trouble being caused. She has numerous unhappy situations. Bone is in no way self-satisfied of herself. She in no way appreciates who she is physically. Bone constantly thinks she is the most homely, dull, and the person who causes difficulty in the family. Bone thinks of herself as a hideous li...
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Gender Stereotypes Public Schools
1,209 wordsWhile Reading the book Real Boys by Dr. William Pollack, I realized that our society is holding boys to contradictory standards aiding the problems that many of them face while in adolescence. This book introduces the reader to numerous boys who share their feelings of shame and despair in trying to live up to the "Boy Code." Pollack feels the pain that comes from boys prematurely separating from their mothers puts them on the cycle to hardening themselves emotionally. The one acceptable emotion...
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Day Care Child Life
1,482 wordsI do not think women should go back to the workplace while their child is still an infant. It is not healthy for children to be raised by someone other than the parents (1). The parents should at least wait until the child is old enough to be in school. For some, day care is a necessity. This is usually the case for single moms because they must work in order to provide for their children. This is seen mainly in urban areas. A woman may be the mother of several children, each one from a differen...
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Montgomery Road Side Streets Police
612 wordsWith the TV. on and my mom asleep I found myself in a predicament. With my mind open and my knees bouncing I searched the house looking for something to do. After several laps around the house I bound a pone my moms keys. Without hesitation I bolted out the back door like slowly shutting it behind me. Jumping the fence and approaching the car I finally decided to get in. already knowing how to drive, I wasnt nervous. Leaving the lights off so that the glare wouldnt seep into my moms window right...
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Siamese Cat Alex Time
758 wordsOver the past year or so I have begun to analyze certain things that pertain to my life from a more realistic perspective. One thing in particular has noticeably affected me. My fourteen-year-old cat Alex, about 81 years of age in human terms hasnt that much time left on this planet. My first real friendship and also the longest friendship Ive ever had will come to a close eventually. He is my pet, but I cherish him like a brother and even a son. I feel as if Ive grown up a lot while wrestling w...
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Pay Attention To The Commercials
1,073 wordsDon't go to work! Don't go to school! Stay home tomorrow and watch some TV. Daytime television commercials can be classified into who they are being marketed to. Businesses realize who will be watching TV between ten a. m. and two p. m. so they target their ads to these TV watchers. The majority of the viewers between these times are the stay at home moms, out of work people, and the people who stayed home from work sick. The only reason that I pick up on such a minor detail as this is because m...
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Product Development And Innovation
1,486 wordsProduct Development and Innovation Product development is the first step in the process of bringing a new product to the market. A product can be a physical product, or a service. A physical product can be a brand new invention or innovation (such as the pet rock) or a revision of an existing product line (a new kind or style of denim jeans). A service, of course, can be a completely new, never before offered service (perhaps a coffee cup painting service? ), or it can be an innovation of an exi...
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Teen Pregnancy Teen Mothers
912 wordsOver Teen Pregnancy Teen Pregnancy Over the past two decades, the rates of teen pregnancy have grown dramatically. According to the Prevention of Teen Pregnancy, approximately every thirty-one seconds teenage pregnant in the United States. This is unbelievable, however that is the truth that no one can deny. Many people think that teen pregnancy dont effect them unless they get pregnant or one of the family members in teenage get pregnant. However teen pregnancy really affects our communities an...
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Jonathan Has Taught Baby
516 wordsImagine College Essay Jonathan Imagine yourself a freshmen in high school beginning your independence. Since I was the oldest child, I was the first to begin exploring the worlds of dating, extra-curricular clubs and the upperclassmen. However one afternoon my parents sat my two sisters and me down. My parents, smiling at each other, proceeded to say, Girls, we have something to tell you. The next seven words would change me forever: We are going to have a baby. My mouth dropped and my emotions ...
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Stay At Home Comparative Essay
967 wordsComparative Essay: Mothers With A Divided Heart Kathy OReilly April 3, 1997 Comparative Essay The importance of raising children to be productive members of a rapidly evolving, achievement oriented society, is paramount to the success of the family and the global economy. At the same time, the stresses of every day individual economic and personal fulfillment needs are a significant counter force. This force works against the available time and effort required for mothers to successfully nurture...
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Number Of Children Parent Households
1,483 wordsWhy Americans Fear The Wrong Things Why are so many fears profuse in todays society, and so many of them unproven? People are so easily persuaded by media that they are vicarious in their thoughts. People cant conform to the fact or truth in a situation because media has played such a vast role in humanity. I have chosen the chapter on Monster Moms. In the following paragraphs I will show how easily mankind is influenced by these means of misleading media in correlation to the text on Monster Mo...
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Jonathan Has Taught Baby
515 wordsImagine yourselfCvh Jonathan Imagine yourself a freshmen in high school beginning your independence. Since I was the oldest child, I was the first to begin exploring the worlds of dating, extra-curricular clubs and the upperclassmen. However one afternoon my parents sat my two sisters and me down. My parents, smiling at each other, proceeded to say, Girls, we have something to tell you. The next seven words would change me forever: We are going to have a baby. My mouth dropped and my emotions st...
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Voices In The Essay Hard Working Mom
679 wordsExiles Response In the essay Exiles, Carolyn Steedman uses different voices throughout the story. Steedman uses her mom, dad, and grandmas voice to speak her essay to the reader. She does this by either using someone elses memories of the instant by referring to what their mom did, told by the father or grandmother. She also uses memories or voices that her mom or dad said. An example of this would be the telling of Steedman moms story, which was told by her father at the time in bits and pieces...
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Held Accountable Foreign Aid
1,129 wordsBradley October 23, 2000 Gore- Bush Debate Results George W. Bush and Al Gore are the two major candidates in this Novembers election. There have already been three debates between the candidates and they have been campaigning for over 8 months. The polls have showed that the race is head to head and will most likely come down to some key battleground states, like Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida and Missouri. Swing voters will also decide the election. As Election Day draws closer Bush and Gore wil...
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Made Me Feel Started Crying
1,217 wordsEarlier Days When My Sister Was Born It was this day, 10 years ago when my sister was born. We were in India. Everyone was happy and so was I. It is indeed very hard to remember but I still have stored this memory in my mind like remembering my own birthday party. When my dad and mom brought the baby girl home from the hospital everyone was much excited to see her. My uncle was taking video of this important and exciting moment. They all gathered around my dad because the baby was in his arms. I...
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Todays Society Sex Parents Children
333 wordsASocial Acceptance Social Acceptance A child goes to school, the teacher asks, Have your mom come in for a teacher mother conference. Suddenly, the child is confused. For the first time he thinks about his home setting and wonders, Which mom is supposed to come in? I have two moms. The example given is not an unusual one. It is something that happens all the time in todays society in which homosexual couples live with and rear children together. Where most children have a mother and a father, ch...
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