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Descriptive on view of ugliness

April 3, 2016 | Author: | Posted in health and medicine

Running Head : Beauty vs Ugly

The Beautiful Ugliness


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Metaphor is a pervasive and important phenomenon , both in literature and in ordinary language . It is also an immensely variable phenomenon (acl .ldc .upenn .edu . While most associate this word with some physical characteristic of the human body , the more applicable use of the term has to do with the intangible . The way people interpret beauty and ugliness is subjective , but when it comes to heinous acts of [banner_entry_middle]

humans it takes on a whole new meaning

Recalling people from earth ‘s history like Charles Manson , and even the BTK killer , it is easy to understand why this ugliness is not as easily detectable as someone ‘s personal preferences of physical beauty . The fictional character Hannibal Lecter was invented by author Thomas Harris and is portrayed in four novels which were turned into movies . This one figure is , to me , the epitome of ugliness . Since there ‘s only s of him in text , it is left to us to decide what his physical features were , so it further substantiates my belief that ugliness is much more that superficial

In some cases the opposite is absolutely true . A person ‘s physical attractiveness may be less than desirable , and yet they can be something else underneath that outer fazade . For example , a Miami bank robber named Daniel Gallagher was reported to be an ugly man , but it was his wisdom that appealed to the people he robbed . Sadly , too , is the side of unattractiveness being the downfall of many people . Richard Morin of the Washington Post , in an article dated February 2006 , notes that

Not only are physically unattractive teenagers likely to be stay-at-homes on prom night , they ‘re also more likely to grow up to be criminals , say two economists who tracked the life course of young people from high school through early adulthood


Gentner , Dedre Falkenhainer , Brian Skorstad , Janice . METAPHOR : THE GOOD , THE BAD AND THE UGLY , Retrieved January 26 , 2007 from , HYPERLINK “http /acl .ldc .upenn .edu /T /T87 /T87-1036 .pdf http /acl .ldc .upenn .edu /T /T87 /T87-1036 .pdf

Morin , Richard (February 17 , 2006 . The Washington Post . Retrieved January 26 , 2007 from , HYPERLINK “http /www .washingtonpost .com /wp-dyn /content /article /2006 /02 /16 http /www .washingtonpost .com /wp-dyn /content /article /2006 /02 /16


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