Body Image Worksheet
The purpose of the current assignment is to investigate the important issue of body image development during adolescence. Before beginning this assignment, you should read and understand the materials associated with the topic of body image found in the Reading & Study folder of Module/Week 4.
For all 3 parts of this worksheet, please make sure that your responses are well-written in full sentences that conform to all the rules of Standard Written English. In addition, please make sure that your responses are double-spaced (as single-spaced text is hard on the eyes)!
Please submit your Body Image Worksheet by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 4.
Part 1: Detailed Description of an Advertisement
For the first part of this worksheet, you will choose an advertisement from the internet, television or magazines that 1) relates to the issue of body image and 2) targets an adolescent audience. Next, in the space below, describe the advertisement in as much detail as possible in order to give your reader an accurate and concise picture of the content of the ad. If possible, insert a copy of the image or include a link to the ad (if you found it online) after your description.
The advertisement I found was in picture format which I located on a website called, “Mediasmarts”; this website promotes and advertises articles on consumer marketing of various types. This image definitely illustrates and represents sensualtiy and sexuality from a male and female who clearly appear to be in their early teens. The female is shown exuding sensuality from her facial expression and tends to signify by her looking this particular way, she can get a man to desire and lust after her. The boy appears to be demonstrating in order to get a beautiful girl you can get physical with, all you need is an aggressive manner and a tanned muscular build, such as his. This advertisement is endorsing a specific body image and selling a “dream” through sensory...