Essay Archive - Image and Masculinity
Image and Masculinity
More and more in todayís society young menís minds are being polluted with societies images of what a real man should be. They are brought up with idols such a Superman and Batman and have it pounded into their heads that they should be muscular, drive fast cars, and save women. This images cause boys to do things that they do not really want to, but feel that they need to live up to their macho image, or else they will not be a man.
It seems that when a boy is at a young age he is very susceptible to picking up signals. Most boys grow up wanting to be like their fathers, and wish to ....