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  • MeghanG
  • Aurora, Illinois, USA
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    The Power of Sign Language

    Language is one of the aspects of society that sets us apart the most. However, it can also bring people together. The definition of language has changed so much over time and has a variety of different meanings in...

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  • I really liked your blog post because it expressed how we can relate to music and that it comforts people during a time when hate is spread all around us. It is important for us to find that comfort in difficult times. You also mention that music can create unity among people and allow us to understand each person. When you say this, it emphasizes…Read More

  • Maggie, I really like how you make the point that everyone is different in regards to how we express our empathy and that despite these differences, we all have the same goal: showing vulnerability. It is important to realize that everyone has the ability to show empathy and vulnerability. I also liked how you connected empathy to creativity in…Read More

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    Disney Is a Magical Place, But Is It a Realistic One?

    As women, we strive to prove societal stereotypes wrong, working to be the greatest we can be. The world of Disney was not always a realistic place for women. Sure, as children, we fell in love with all the...

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    • Dear Meghan,
      Your article on the stereotypes of Disney princesses very much interested me. I was very intrigued by your description of the progression of the Disney princesses. In our world today, we have made great strides in women empowerment, but that was not always the case. Looking back on these disney movies, it makes me sad for the stereotypical princess. But, we have made great progress as you said with the newer princesses. I can’t wait to see what you write next!

    • Meghan,
      I liked how you touched on the role that stereotypes and gender roles played in the disney princess movies. I think those movies influence so many young girls, and it’s really important to look at the impact the movies will have later in life. I also thought you made a very good point when you talked about how the princesses were made to look, always skinny, and mostly white. This can put false ideas into girls heads about how a women should look and act.

    • Dear Meghan
      I agree with all you stated in your post. I too noticed the display of women stereotypes in many of these Disney films. I’m glad that as time has gone, the newer films showcase more diversity and break the stereotypical format Disney had taken up. “In order to stand up against this, women, as well as men, must stand together no matter what race they are.” This line shows how this is a collective work for everyone to join and work together to fix this problem. Change is needed for women to reach their greatest potential.

  • I really liked that you mentioned that empathy is, in fact, an important American value that is overlooked. Personally, I feel like empathy, along with many other values are often forgotten about. I agree with the fact that you said America is diverse and the unity of our nation helps us to connect. I think this was a really great point to start…Read More

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