Advertising Essay | Affects of Advertising on Adolencent Eating Disorders

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Affects of Advertising on Adolencent Eating Disorders

Summary: Advertisements are marketed to attract consumers to materialistic goods, they create an infatuation for perfection and for beauty. This infatuation may sound harmless, but it puts young adults on a path for desperate desire for acceptance and normality. When young adults find themselves on this path, they cannot judge what normality is, and define it as perfection.
Its late afternoon, and you're sitting in the waiting room of your doctor's office. Bursting with boredom, you pick up U.S. Weekly to see what going on in the world. Immediately you are bombarded with tedious amounts of ads. You see women in bikinis advertising golf clubs, and a big buff man without a shirt on advertising a laptop. Slightly confused, you begin to become self conscious or wonder, "Can I use a laptop without big muscles or with a shirt on"" You immediately start to desire the body, even more than the laptop. Then you ponder the reasoning for such contradistinct advertising. The average American sees over 500 ads each day, and the average teen sees 750, 50% more. (Mediascope) Although few of these ads are selling beauty enhancement products, the ads contain anorexic models and "masculine" men. The models in the ads are...

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