This is because no standards exist to categorize and classify a person or an object as either fat or thin. One has to use their own discretion to do this. Its relative nature becomes evident when two people look at the same…
Download file to see previous pages...
The adjective form of the word is of interest here. Fat can be looked at as the state of being well stocked and having plenty to spare. Abundance is a pre requisite of being fat in whatever way. If one is physically fat, then the body has to be plump with a lot of flabby tissue, signifying abundance. A more polite way of referring o such a person would be saying that one is obese or overweight. When referring to anything else as fat, the idea behind it would be portraying the object as being well filled and rich in quality and tone. Anything that is fat possesses the character of being impressive and substantial. Whereas referring to someone as fat can be looked at as negative and often demeaning; the exact opposite meaning is obtained if and when talking about lifeless objects and phenomena (Altman 26).
Thin is a word that can also be categorized as an adverb, noun or adjective depending on its use and position in a sentence. The most important definition to us would be the adjective form of the word. The word thin is descriptive in nature and is used to describe entities, be they alive or lifeless. Thin means being in a poor and inadequate state. It is often used to describe matter that is sparsely placed and poorly concentrated. Insufficiency is usually the underlying causative phenomenon in as far as being thin is concerned. It informs the absence of fullness and resonance. Human beings and animals can also be defined as thin. Thin in this sense would mean that one is slender or lean in stature and form (Altman 69).
Thin is majorly used to describe one’s embodiment. Whereas thin can generally be viewed as a negative phenomenon, there are instances when it defines positivity. When a person is referred to as thin for instance, the assumption is that the person is both lean and in shape. Fat is the opposite of thin and vice versa. No matter how you look at it regardless of what informs your decision, something or someone cannot be
...Download file to see next pagesRead More
7) The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has initially identified its discovery by Procter & Gamble in 1968 “in their quest to create a way of increasing premature babies' intake of fat, synthesized a fat substitute called sucrose polyester.
It has an intrinsic charm about it. As I go through the pages of this book, vivid pictures reel out in my mind’s curtain relating to the arduous efforts made by Jon Krakauer through the cliffs of Mount Everest. He is a mountaineer in the first place, and as for his creditability as a journalist, he is first among the equals—for, what he has experienced, no one else in the whole world has experienced.
For most of us, "thinness signals self-discipline and self-respect, whereas fatness signals self-contempt and lack of resolve." (Worley, par. 1) Using "in defense" to imply the subject - the author's reasons why and how "fatness" should and can gain acceptance - relates the reader and provokes, challenging people on both sides of the issue.
This paper will throw light upon how thin is too thin? The paper will also present how fitness conscious people have become these days.
“THEY were alarmingly thin. Snejana Onopka, Natasha Poly and Hana Soukupova, models in demand among the fashion designers who showed
The article also talks about cholesterol, it is a well known fact that excessive cholesterol in our body triggers off a heart attack, excessive cholesterol is formed when excessive fats are consumed and the same can have
The number of diet clinics and doctors has evidently gone up. Different social circles all have different opinions on this matter.
Radley Balko, author of what you eat is your business, says that one’s own weight
These fat substitutes may be categorized in three major classes including: Carbohydrate-based fat substitutes, Proteins and microparticulated proteins and Fat-based fat substitutes (AHA, 2013). Research suggests the positive impacts of fat
As the weld is performed, the flux layer covering the electrode degenerates, producing a layer of slag and a shielding gas, both of which guard the weld from contamination until it cools. Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding is a welding method in which, a non-