Life in Plastic ... Is it Fantastic?

Uatii Hengari


I’m a barbie girl, in a barbie world – life in plastic. It’s fantastic.” Was a bold statement made in the 1997 song titled ‘Barbie Girl’ by Aqua. This song is about the famous dolls Barbie and Ken where they sing about their fun, playful existence where they party. But is it fantastic? Yes, fun and partying are enjoyable activities for some; but does life in plastic bear the same fruits? In this paper 15% of the body is explored as composed of plastic.


Song; Biology; Physics; Plastic; Skin; Conduction; Young’s Modulus; Aqua; Barbie

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