- In longer versions of The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf references “The Iron Maiden”, which was a medieval torture device designed to trap people inside a (usually female). Why does she refer to it as a metaphor? How does it relate to her larger point about beauty in our culture? Do you think this metaphor is still useful today?
- How are our ideas influenced by race and class privilege? Focusing on one text as evidence, explain the relationship between racism and/or classism and the particular beauty standard (ie hair?) in question. What does the author say about how this works? What do you think? What else might support your answer?
1 page, single space, both in text and citation page, and add at least one additional source outside from the readings.
all the readings are attached.