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English Honors September 13, 2000 1950’s Fashion What 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 Be

Do you choose what you wear or does the media choose it for you? I am one of the million Americans who struggle with keeping up with the new trends of the season. The media works their hardest to try to persuade us into buying new things for our home, work, and family. The media today is the largest advertisements money can buy and many large companies spend millions of dollars for a one-minute commercial on one of the major stations. Television and Magazine elaborate not only on what to we

Hidden Meanings Advertisements give most of us the idea of perfection in ourselves and in our culture. Many times companies target our sense of beauty by presenting us with perfect people utilizing their products. In other cases they use catchy and witty slogans to grab our interest. Setting moods and tones in advertisements plays a major role in how the ad will be perceived by its intended audience. Companies are now discovering the benefits of targeting the gay community, which is

Have you ever wondered what it takes to motivate a group of young, adolescent kids in school, or if the techniques used would even work? In the movie "Stand and Deliver", Jaime Escalante used many different techniques to motivate his students to learn more and be more successful in math. Overall, his students might have a larger desire to learn more about other things in life. Jaime Escalante used many techniques to motivate his students to become more successful in math, and in l

Descriptive Essay Today, many people spend their nights at clubs. It is a social, and cultural experience. The sights, sounds, smell, and overall atmosphere fills the senses with input. Today s clubs should not be confused with the clubs of the seventies, now it is a cultural experience rather then a place to experiment with drugs and sexuality. Fashion, Class, and music are three factors that make up the club scene. When one walks into a club a major thing that should be noticed is the f

Thesis: The major conflict in the novel The Indwelling by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins is God vs. Satan. The Indwelling is the seventh book in the Left Behind series written by the fiction writer Jerry B. Jenkins and biblical end-times scholar Tim LaHaye. The Left Behind series is about a post-Rapture end-times battle between the believers, the "Tribulation Saints," and the Antichrist, Nicolae Carpathia. The conflict is God versus Satan. The major theme of the story is that good

That School Uniforms are Necessary The Macquarie dictionary defines the concept of uniform as; dress of the same style, materials and colour worn by a group. One particular type of group that uniforms are necessary for are students. Uniforms are a good idea for schools because they make life easier for school children. Uniforms are essential for school students because they allow students to all look the same and not have to keep up with the fashion while at school. If uniforms were

A Deeper Look at Glamour There 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 Galmour to write an article about. The target group is obvious to me from the articles, pictures, and advertisements. Articles in Glamour magazine foc

Dolce and Gabbana, an Italian ready-to-wear line, was founded in 1982 by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. Since the distinguished duo established they have become influential and innovative to the fashion industry. Their clothes signify a sanguine, sexy glamour, which, however raw, never over powers the wearer's character, making them one of the most momentous design forces to emerge from Italy in recent years. Domenico Dolce was born in Palermo, Italy on August 13, 1958 to a Sicilian

It is quite evident as you walk around the streets of almost any city or town in America that the line between what was once considered the black style of dress and the white styles has become less and less evident. This is especially true with the younger kids in junior high and high school. The baggy pants and shirts with labels and bright colors that were once reserved for the inner city black and Latino kids, are now being worn by whites in wealthy suburban neighborhoods. I lived in a