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Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Cosmopolitan Collage: The Message Behind the Ads

The assignment: Create a collage of pictures and/or phrases embracing the female stereotypes concerning beauty, sex, fashion, etc. The pictures and phrases in this collage were clipped out of Cosmopolitan, a magazine that is highly acclaimed by American women for its beauty, fashion, sex, and lifestyle advice. The primary focus is on femininity; this is not only portrayed in its articles and spreads, but also in the advertisement throughout the magazine. These advertisements send many messages about the female stereotypes Americans have accepted to be true. Take a look and tell me what you think:

-Miss Nooch