Beauty ideals and cosmetic surgery in Scott Westerfeld's novel "Uglies"


Term Paper, 2018

23 Pages, Grade: 1,5

Anonymous


Excerpt


Table of contents

1. Introduction

2. The author

3. Summary of the plot

4. The main characters
4.1 Tally
4.2 Peris
4.3 Shay
4.4 David
4.5 Dr. Cable
4.6 Az and Maddy

5. Beauty ideals over time
5.1 Prehistory
5.2 Antiquity
5.3 The middle ages
5.4 The renaissance
5.5 The baroque period
5.6 Classicism and romanticism
5.7 The 20th century

6. The beauty ideal of today

7. The beauty ideal in “Uglies” and parallels to our recent society

8. Cosmetic surgery and modern beauty trends as a part of our society

9. Cosmetic surgery in “Uglies” and criticism of our recent society

10. Elements of dystopian fiction in the book
10.1 The story takes place in the future
10.2 The young age of a female protagonist
10.3 Uniformity
10.4 Mind control and monitoring
10.5 The inside and the outside world
10.6 Resistance and awakening

11. Conclusion

12. Bibliography and appendix

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Details

Title
Beauty ideals and cosmetic surgery in Scott Westerfeld's novel "Uglies"
College
Karlsruhe University of Education
Grade
1,5
Year
2018
Pages
23
Catalog Number
V459805
ISBN (eBook)
9783668905375
ISBN (Book)
9783668905382
Language
English
Keywords
Young Adult Dystopian Fiction, Scott Westerfeld, Uglies, Adult Fiction, Dystopian Fiction, cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery, beauty ideals, criticism of our society, social media, history of beauty, beauty, surgery, novel
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Anonymous, 2018, Beauty ideals and cosmetic surgery in Scott Westerfeld's novel "Uglies", Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/459805

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