POET: Urban Allure
PIECE: Chatty Cathy
TOPICS DISCUSSED:
Socialization
SUMMARY:
Urban Allure connects the objectification of women through the creation and use of the Chatty Cathy Doll.

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Discussion

“If you give a woman a few outfits
Show them attention and discipline them when out of hand
The loyalty will be tighter than the leash you put them on”

This piece demonstrates male power and dominance, primarily though mental and emotional control. Urban Allure seemingly tells the story of the Chatty Cathy doll, only to engage in a creative feminist exploration of patriarchy.

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