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Senior Project

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yesenia perez

on 14 May 2013

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Senior Project English 12 Unrealistic images
Gaining a lot of influence
Psychological disorder Phones
Social Networking sites
Body Image-the way we perceive
our physical appearance. Agenda 1) Media Video Intro
2) Media defined
3) History of media and ideals
4) Problem
-with examples
5) Statistics
6) Opposing view
7) Solution
8) What if it is not solved
9) Questions Ex) Fiji TV Experiment social media How do we solve this? Parent involvement What if problem isn't solved? More psychological disorders
Younger people affected
Future generations affected
Media will gain more influence The Media:
A Losing Battle with Our Image What's the problem? What is it? Media: By: Yesenia Perez How did it begin? Odd 19th century ideals
Victorian age
Television introduction (1920's)
iPhone introduction (2007) Anorexia, bulimia, depression, body dysmorphic disorder etc. Rounded body is the norm for men and women
"Skinny legs" = insult
In 1995, TV broadcasting became available
U.S. shows
3 years later, 11.9% of Fijian adolescent girls reported bulimic
No cases reported before Ex) Good=Thin, Evil=Overweight Ariel is depicted as a young, thin, beautiful woman with long, luscious, bright red hair Ursula is depicted as ugly, overweight, unusually purple with a mole. Statistics? In a survey of girls 9 and 10 years old, 40% have tried to lose weight
At age thirteen, 53% of American girls are "unhappy with their bodies." Grows to 78% by seventeen.
90% of those who have eating disorders are women between the ages of 12 and 25
Only 10 percent of people suffering from an eating disorder will seek professional help. Opposing view? Body dissatisfaction correlates with: Prenatal affections Depression levels Peer competition Government funding Limited viewing/hearing Ultimately we decide ...Fin. Questions?
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