Onsumers are passive victims manipulated into buying commodities they cannot resist.
The essay should argue about the question, whether consumers are passive victims manipulated into buying commodities or if they are active. And it should be supported by a good example that would proof either consumers are passive or active. It is better to discuss the statement with reference to Fashion, giving specific examples. Everything should be referenced by Harvard referencing system and the style of writing should be good but not perfect, with some minor mistakes. The essay should result into (2nd) 70-80 % not more.
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