According to Merriam-Webster, popularity is the state of being liked, enjoyed, accepted or done by a large number of people. In adolescent peer social worlds popularity usually refers to peers that are more liked or accepted than others. But what makes someone popular? Obviously being “popular” means to be liked or revered in an upper … More What Is Popularity?
Self-image can take several different forms, especially in the media. Self-image can be determined through the body, perceived social status, and material possessions. There are of course other factors for self-image, but in terms of what young adults (and people in general) are exposed to are often found in these three categories. The Body Fat-shaming … More Self-Image Awareness In Media
The Princess Diaries Characters: Mia & Lana “‘Oh,’ said Quendy. ‘You like the lesions?’ Link said, ‘Can we just play?’ ‘Well, I think they’re a lot of fun,’ Calista said, as if she didn’t mean it but meant the opposite. Link spun again, and while he kissed this other girl, really hardly at all, Calista … More Examples of Popularity in Pop Culture