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Re: size & meaning

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Betty Bowen (bbowen.ok.us)
Thu, 18 Mar 1999 11:29:44 -0600


I've been thinking about what objects are perceived as more valued or
powerful if they are smaller. I've only come up with two: One - the thinness
of those extremely expensive watches that advertise in full page ads in
pricey magazines as the Thinnest Watch in the World. And the other - the
thin-ness in women in our culture - thin women perceived (and presented in
the media) as more desirable - even smarter and more responsible - than
larger women.

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