Emo Subculture Essay

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(Emo subculture)

Table of contents 1. Introduction…………………………………….1
2. Emo subculture…………………………………….1
3. History……………………………..1
4. Music ……………………………………..1
5. Fashion……………………………………….2
4.1 Clothing
4.2 Hairstyle
4.3 Make-ups and accessories
6. Lifestyle …………………………………….3
5.1 What do they believe in?
5.2 What do they do?
7. Values and attitude…………………………………..3
6.1 Viewpoint in life
6.2 Behaviour
6.3 What’s the reason behind all these?
8. Society’s point of view……………………………4
7.1 Other related subcultures
7.2.1 Gothics
7.2.2 Scenes
7.2.3 Punks
9. Conclusion………………………………….4
10.
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They tend to think things way too much which results to a lower self-esteem. Emos have their own style of clothing, fashion, and way of thinking. Emos usually dress in blacks. It is a way to represent themselves as an emotional person.
In today’s society, emos are viewed as a failure. The term is often used as an insult to anyone who dresses or acts like one. It is hated by many. In fact, some consider it as the most useless subculture. This subculture benefits no one. It only make things worse for most of the people. But some also says that emo subculture is all about self-expression and embracing the full range of human emotions. Its all about being true to your feelings and letting it all out.

History
Emo subculture emerged from punk scene of early 1980s in Washington D.C. The Washington, D.C. emo scene lasted only a few years. By 1986 most of the major bands of the movement—including Rites of Spring, Embrace, Gray Matter, and Beefeater—had broken up. Beginning in the late 1990’s, emo start to become popular especially in the field of music. Emo enter into the mainstream media in the summer of 2002 with a number of notable acts. In the wake of success, many emo bands were signed to major record labels and the style became a marketable product. Other theory says that emos stemmed from goths, which stemmed from punks, which stemmed from tophats. There is no exact origin of emos because research says that they popped into the

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