In That Lean and Hungry Look, Britt is outspoken about how she feels about thin people, and fat people. According to her, thin people do not enjoy life, and are too critical. According to her, fat people know how to enjoy life. I think the audience are the ones who are torn when reading this essay. Britt really tries to influence on us that being overweight is a desirable way of life. What are we supposed to believe? How are we supposed to feel about thin, and fat people? Is Britt correct in her justifications? Are thin people really too uptight? Is being fat an essentially good thing?
One passage that I really did agree with was in paragraph 12, when she states of fat people "They will like you even if you're irregular and have acne." It sounds horrible, but obviouisly acne and fat are not things society finds overall desirable. I think people who suffer behind these problems can benefit from interacting with one another, because maybe they will inspire each other to accept themselves for who they really are.