Tuesday, March 19, 2019
How the Media Affects the Self Esteem and Body Image of Young Girls Ess
The misconception of what is beautiful can be damaging to young girls. In a television industry attempt to treat goods, they are depicted as over triped. Creating a need for parents to intervene and give way a more realistic and normal view of physical beauty. Today, TV presents sexually based images crafted to appeal to young girls. Unfortunately, they are led to conceptualize that their value is only skin deep, causing flawed expectations, illusions, and wrong schooling about the truth of the physical body in the real world. In an attempt to look the part some have fallen victim to eating disorders, while early(a)s have exchanged childhood innocence for an big view of what is sexy.When girls are disheartened over their inability to look the likes of some media idol or doll, then it is time to pay management and ask why. Psychologist Levine and Kilbourne, emphasize a need to stay more connected, and decision out why children feel they have to compete with the images of people they fit in the media (So Sexy So Soon 27). The idea of looking sexy may be fine for adults, but the notion of sexy miniature girls is somehow disturbing. TV is setting the agenda and succeeding as it paints the everlasting(a) girl, as tall, skinny, tan, pretty, and rich. TV commercials sell sexy because sexy sells, and is now tar seeing younger audiences. A preteen viewing a Bratz Dolls commercial will be prompted to visit their web site, where she will be greeted with attractive dolls dressed in sexy outfits. The dolls portray an image of teenage girls with large attractive eyes, pelter glossy lips, and dressed in the latest fashion.Psychologists Lamb and Brown get along the following observation Dressing for fashion ala Barbie or Lil Bratz dolls and dressing for physical ... ...ldren is the objective. All commerce works on publish and demand if consumers continue to buy into selling sexy to kids, then these blackball outcomes will continue.Works CitedCrow , Scott J. et al. Increased mortality in bulimia nervosa and other eating disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry. 166. 12. (2009) 1342+. General OneFile. Web. 25 Nov. 2010.Hibberd, James Tuned-in kids get turned on earlier study links adult-aimed TV to sex at younger age. Hollywood Reporter 409.35 (2009) 6+. General OneFile. Web. 4 Nov. 2010.Lamb, Sharon, Lyn Mikel Brown. Packaging Girlhood. Rescuing Our Daughters From Marketers Schemes. New York. St Martins Press, 2006 303. Print. Levine, Diane E, Jean Kilbourne. So Sexy So Soon. Ballantine Books, 2009 209. Print.Did You Know That? Skipping Stones. May-Aug. 2009 29. General OneFile. Web. 4 Nov. 2010.