Please give me suggestions about how to improve this review. This show presents and makes society’s attitudes towards weight gain evident. Firstly, physical appearance is very important to most...

Please give me suggestions about how to improve this review.

This show presents and makes society’s attitudes towards weight gain evident. Firstly, physical appearance is very important to most people today which lead to people becoming judgmental towards obesity without looking at the real reasons which caused people to gain weight. Even though it’s a play on words, it can be witnessed in the scene where Dick tells one of the employers of the fitness support group, “That fat loser over there helped me”. Secondly, this episode shows how society’s attitudes and behaviours are different towards men and women in terms of food and dieting. This is portrayed in the scene where Dick asks Sally if he looks fat and Sally comments, “Just be thankful, at least you’re a man, you guys can get away with it”. This proves that society puts more pressure on women to be skinny that it puts on men. The creator of ‘Moby Dick’ is therefore very aware and critical about society’s image and judgments with body image and appearances. 

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This portion of the essay has a clear topic sentence to open it.  I believe that, again, I would replace "Firstly" with "Initially."  I think that there might be some level of analysis about the line regarding the "fat loser."  This section of the essay might be strengthened if you are able to explain how the notion of a "fat loser" is reflective of society's attitude regarding those who are...

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