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Myers WRA 140 Essay #3 19 March 2008 “So Tom Ford, a bottle of cologne, and a waxed vagina walk into a bar. . .” The purpose of this magazine article is to show the sexist undertones to an advertisement. I would submit this article to a critical feminist magazine like Bitch or Ms. Magazine. The audience would feminist, academics, cultural/media critics or anyone interested in the politics of womyn and/or advertising. The language used in this essay is mix between colloquial and academic. The works cited are simply used to demonstrate the effects of advertising on womyn or to provide as short biography of Tom Ford.
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