Some articles on skin, pale skin:
... According to classical scholar Frank Snowden, skin color did not determine social status in ancient Egypt, Greece or Rome ... as more significant in a person's status than was their skin color ... The preferred skin tone varies by culture and has varied over time ...
... may be part of a broader Hollywood pattern of equating or at least linking skin disorders and appearance problems with villainy ... In fiction from Japan, where ideals call for as pale skin as possible, characters with albinism or associated traits are more frequently sympathetic ... related to the popularity of tanning (and thus a decrease in pale skin being seen as attractive) in this period ...
... Kennedy is a Caucasian girl with blonde hair, light skin and blue eyes ... Barbie is "...cute but edgy", pale skin, blonde hair, blue eyes, her astrological sign is Libra, her favorite place is the spa and she loves yoga, chatting with cute guys, going to movies and parties with her friends ... Madison (Westley in the UK and the Republic of Ireland) is African-American, brown skin, light blue eyes and medium brown hair ...
Famous quotes containing the words skin and/or pale:
“Yet Ill not shed her blood,
Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow,
And smooth as monumental alabaster.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Ah, Sun-flower, weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the Sun,
Seeking after that sweet golden clime
Where the travellers journey is done:
Where the Youth pined away with desire,
And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow
Arise from their graves, and aspire
Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.”
—William Blake (17571827)