Not my responsibility

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It seems that no matter how hard women try to be accepted by others, there will always be something that people will find to criticise. Billie Eilish mentions that if she wears what is comfortable, she is “not a woman”, while when she "sheds the layers” she is a “slut”. It seems that this dichotomy of expectations for women is impossible to fulfill.

Learn the key phrases!

opinions
to praise
disapproval
a sigh of relief
to provoke
judgement
assumptions
perception
responsibility

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Let’s check the main ideas!

  1. What do people use to shame Billie Eilish and other women?

Their appearance, what they wear, and how they look.

  1. What would happen to Billie Eilish’s life if she tried to live by others’ judgements?

She would never be able to move.

  1. What are the key assumptions that we make about people based on their size or their looks, according to the video?

We decide what they are worth and who they are as people, without actually knowing anything about them.

I think that…

Share your thoughts!

  1. Why does society put pressure on people to look a certain way?
  2. What effects does social media have on our body image?
  3. What can we do to help ourselves and others to feel happy about our bodies?

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brings a fashion trend
according to her figure, character, and way of life, whether to obey the fashion line without thinking or not
way of life
pleasant demeanor
impression

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Regardless

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is judged
appreciation

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subject of harassment
someone’s opinion

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depicted the opinion of today’s society
Girls today
society imposes
price tag

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a curvy figure
hourglass shape
I am under the impression that I have to be thin as a rail.

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new generation of teenagers is not experiencing any pressure

I can’t completely deny that the pressure to look a certain way doesn’t exist

emphasise her femininity

to look beautiful

we should obey the rules

toward you.

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Thanks a lot! :handshake:

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others dictate
Strangers influence
Need to dress
can’t afford it
Lots of people
Can friends help you handle all of this toxicity?

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