Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen and How They Represent the Definition of “Generation Y”

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An Analysis of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen and How They Represent the Definition of “Generation Y”
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Generation Y, also known as the Millennial Generation represent children of the generation known as the Baby Boomers -- those born after World War II -- who have had a lot of exposure in regard to their affect on the 1960’s conterculture and their rebellion against traditional ways of doing things, and then becoming overly obsessed with material things and work success. These are characteristics of the people who are parents of Generation Y, with a small percentage representing Generation X, which is in between the Baby Boom generation and Generation Y. The celebrities, child actors and fashion designers Mary Kate and Ashely...
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