Hello, I am looking for someone to write an article on Moment of Destiny: The Concept of Beauty. It needs to be at least 1250 words. She convinces the readers with her own story of transformation from being in suppression to becoming confident after blinding one of her eyes. with these characteristics, a woman will always be “beautiful, whole, and free” (Walker 255), no matter what physical imperfections she has. This essay considers the multi-dimensional aspects of beauty and recognizes that beauty cannot simply be viewed in terms of traditional aesthetic notions of attractiveness.
Beauty is a complex word with numerous, oftentimes conflicting, definitions, but when connected to inner beauty, it becomes a process of self-actualization. Beauty, at first, refers to what a photographer takes in a photo, what an artist draws in a picture, and what we see from our eyes. For the writer, just like every single woman, regardless of her age or ethnicity, beauty is probably the most significant thing she cares about. After being blinded, she was so depressed about her eye not because she lost her sight. She wasn’t strong enough to accept the fact that she was no longer the “cutest thing” in “biscuit-polished patent-leather shoes and lavender socks”, “tossing [her] head in a way that makes [her] ribbons bounce”, but instead the girl with “a glob of whitish scar tissue, a hideous cataract on [her] eye”(Walker 251, 253). She “[did] not pray for sight,” she “[prayed] for beauty” (Walker 254). There is a sentence in the essay said by the doctor, “If one is blind, the other will likely become blind too”, referring to her mental breakdown along with her physical trauma (Walker 252). She lost herself.
The relationship between the “self” and beauty cannot be described without being conscious of one’s weaknesses and strengths. For a long time, Walker only finds her weaknesses as the defining roots of her identity. She believes that her outer identity, or looks, paves the way for destiny: if she is ugly, then her future must be .ugly as well. .