Major Comparative Essay – Second Critical Assignment
This essay compares and contrasts the effectiveness of two articles that present arguments offered in relation to an issue of suitability of using super-skinny models by fashion designers, which has been discussed in the news media. One of articles is titled ‘It’s time fashion world got real – Minister takes aim at cult of the thin’, as published in Sunday Telegraph by Sharri Markson, and another is entitled “” in The Advertiser on 24th January, 2008, The essay will investigate both reasons supporting and against the suitability of using super-skinny models to promote fashion, and also involves evaluating how to use of ethos, logos and pathos as persuasion tools in developing their arguments. Conclude with some suggestions and treatments for the fashion industry, the government and schools to work on the problem. In my opinion, super-skinny models should be banned to use for promotes fashion, and they should use different sized and shaped models on catwalks.
In recent times, people are thinking about the arguments supporting the use of super-skinny models. One of the supporting opinions is that people view ‘skinny’ as beautiful in modern society, and bone beauty is becoming something that most people are trying to pursue, both men and women. As people have such an aesthetic standard, lots of clothes now tend to look good on slim people rather than plump ones, which results in fashion designers only making clothes to flatter one type of body shape and preferring super-skinny models to wear their clothes. Models also make themselves skinnier to flatter the modern aesthetics.
Secondly, London and New York City are authoritative fashion cities nowadays, where peoples’ standards of beauty come from. People regard the following characteristics as an emblem of beauty, which is what every super-skinny model has in common. They are all considered beautiful, they all wear clothes well, and they are all low in...