Readings for the culture of thin



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READINGS FOR THE CULTURE OF THIN


  • The following resources should be included in your Annotated Works Consulted and Cited: Leo, Wolf, Ehrenreich, Walker, Daum, Prager or Pollitt, Britt, Kilbourne, Goodman, Solomon, Bordo + any additional sources you have used for your essay




DUE

READINGS and VIDEOS: BODY IMAGE

Presenter

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Solomon, Jack. "Masters of Desire: The Culture of American Advertising." The Signs of Our Time. Indiana University. 1990. Web. 3 Feb. 2015.

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Bordo, Susan. “Hunger as Ideology.” Eating Culture. Eds. Ron Scapp and Brian Seitz. Albany, NY: SUNY P, 1998. 11-35. Print.

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Leo, John. “Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall . . .” Readings for Writers. 8th ed. Ed. McCuen, Jo Ray and Anthony Winkler. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1995. 398-401. Print. (The history of the female image)




1/9

Wolf, Naomi. “The Beauty Myth.” The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women. New York: Anchor, 1991. Google Doc. Web. (Long! Angry analysis of “the beauty myth)




1/10

Ehrenreich, Barbara. “The Real Truth About the Female Body.” Time. 8 Mar. 1999. Web. 20 Aug. 2013. (A review of the research on the biology of gender differences.)




In class

1/10


Piercy, Marge. “Barbie Doll.” Circles on the Water: Selected Poems of Marge Piercy. Middlemarsh, 2005. Web. 12 Nov. 2009. (Poetry)




In class

1/10


Yolen, Jane. “Fat Is Not a Fairy Tale.” Such a Pretty Face. Meisha-Merlin, 2000. Library of Congress: Poetry: Poetry 180. Web. 3 Nov. 2009. (Poetry)




1/12

Britt, Suzanne. “That Lean and Hungry Look.” Readings for Writers. 8th ed. Ed. McCuen, Jo Ray and Anthony Winkler. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1995. 461-464. Print.




1/12

Choose topic for Thinthesis Essay




1/17

Kilbourne, Jean. “Buy This 24-Year-Old an dGet All His Friends Absolutely Free. “ Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Change the Way We Think and Feel. New York: Touchstone. Print.




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Goodman, Ellen. “The Culture of Thin Bites Fiji.” Everything’s An Argument with Readings. 4th ed. Ed. Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007. 589-591. Print. (Body image and culture)




Opt’l

Becker, Anne E. “Television, Disordered Eating, and Young Women in Fiji: Negotiating Body Image and Identity During Rapid Social Change.” Everything’s An Argument with Readings. 4th ed. Ed. Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007. 592-599. Print. (Body image and culture)




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Walker, Rob. “Social Lubricant.” Everything’s An Argument with Readings. 4th ed. Ed. Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007. 614-617. Print. (Analysis of Dove campaign)




1/19

Daum, Meghan. “Those Unnerving Ads Using ‘Real’ Women.” Everything’s An Argument with Readings. 4th ed. Ed. Andrea Lunsford, John J. Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007. 618-621. Print. (Analysis of Dove campaign)




1/19

Submit thesis statement for Thinthesis Essay




1/20

Chopin, Kate. The Awakening. 3 Part Writing Project due




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Prager, Emily. “Our Barbies, Ourselves.” Google Doc. N.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2014. OR

Pollitt, Katha. “Why Boys Don’t Play with Dolls.” Literature for Composition, 6th ed. Ed. Sylvan Barnet, William Burto, William E. Cain, and Marcia Stubbs. New York: Longman, 2003. Print. OR

Sweet, Elizabeth. “Toys are More Divided by Gender Now Than They Were 50 Years Ago.”

(Gender stereotyping of toys)












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Organizational Plan for Thinthesis Essay




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Sandin, Lisa. “I Am Not My Body.” This I Believe. NPR.org, 13, Aug. 2007. Web. 14 Aug. 2007. (Personal story of a handicapped woman)




1/26

Levine, Michael and Linda Smolak. “10 Will-Powers for Improving Body Image.” National Eating Disorders Association. 2002. Print.




In class


“Report: Millions of Courageous Americans Overcoming Media Pressure to be Thin.” The Onion 49.35. 29 Aug. 2013. Web. 14 Jan. 2014.

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“Anorexic woman at Gym Looking Good.” The Onion 48.45. 10 Nov. 2012. Web. 14 Jan. 2014.

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Annotated Works Cited. Final copy.




2/5

Watch superbowl ads with body image in mind

All

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Thinthesis Essay + Works Cited
















ADDITIONAL (OPTIONAL) READING




Cosmetic Surg.

Gimlin, Debra L. “Cosmetic Surgery: Paying for Your Beauty.” Feminist Frontiers. 7th ed. Ed. Verta Taylor, Nancy Whittier and Leila J. Rupp. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2007. 105-118. Print







Paglia, Camille. “The Pitfalls of Plastic Surgery.” America Now: Short Readings from Recent Periodicals. 7th ed. Ed. Robert Atwan. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007. 53-60. Print













Male issues

Silva, Marc A. “Body Image Dissatisfaction: A Growing Concern Among Men.” Milwaukee School of Engineering. Apr 2006. Web. Feb. 2012.







Penn, Nathaniel. “20% of Anorexics are Men.” GQ. Sept. 2012. Web. 15 Feb. 2013.













Statistics

“Body Image & Nutrition: Fast Facts.” Teen Health and the Media. Teen Futures Media Network. N.d. Web. 15 Feb. 2013.







“11 Facts About Body Image.” Do Something. N.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2014.







Katz, Nikki. “Body Image Statistics.” About. The New York Times Company. 2005. Web. 14. Jan. 2014.













Videos

“Beauty and Body Image: That’s What She Said.” Soulpancake. Youtube. 15 Jan. 2014. Web. Jan. 2017.







“Body Evolution—Model Before and After.” Online video clip. Youtube. President of the World. 22 Mar. 2012. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.







“Dove Commercial (Girls are Under Pressure).” Online video clip. Youtube. MichaZM. 1 Sept. 2008. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.







“Dove Pro-Age Campaign.” Online video clip. Youtube. wllmsjennifer. 20 Feb. 2007. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.







“Dove Real Beauty Sketches.” Online video clip. Youtube. Doveunitedstates. 14 Apr. 2013. Web. 14 Jan. 2014.







“Dove True Colors.” Online video clip. Youtube. Colewayzata. 29 Nov. 2012. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.






The Journey to Comfort Super Bowl Commercial 2010.” Online video clip. Youtube. FunnyInternetVids. 7 Feb. 2010. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.





“Toy Ads and Learning Gender.” Feminist Frequency. Online video clip. Youtube, 16 Nov. 2010. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.







Kilbourne, Jean. “"The dangerous ways ads see women." TED TEDxLafayetteCollege. May 2014. Web. Jan. 2017.








Piper, Tom. “Amy.” Online video clip. Youtube. 16 Oct. 2007. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.







Piper, Tom. “Beauty Pressure.” Online video clip. Youtube, 10 Nov. 2010. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.







Piper, Tom. “Dove Evolution.” Online video clip. Youtube,. 6 Oct. 2006. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.







Rosten, Jesse. “Fotoshop by Adobé.” Online video clip. Youtube, 9 Jan. 2012. Web. 13 Jan. 2014.







Russell, Cameron. “Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model.” TED. TEDxMidatlantic. Jan. 2013. Web. 14. Jan. 2014.







Wylde, Ashley. ”Meet Yourself in the Mirror.” Online video clip. Youtube. Apr. 2014. Web. 14 Jan. 2017.





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