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  • Consequences of Popular Culture

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    Consequences of Popular Culture A Consequence can be defined as, Something that logically or naturally follows from an action or condition. In this matter we are referring to the consequences of Pop Culture towards violence. Violence in general has one meaning, an act of aggression. We will be examining three types of violence in our culture, Domestic violence, Youth violence, and of course Gun violence. We feel that all three of these types of violence have increased in today 's society as

  • Popular Culture in Britain at the Beginning of the 1960s Essay

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    Popular Culture in Britain at the Beginning of the 1960s In this essay I will describe the key features of popular culture in Britain at the beginning of the 1960s. In the late 40-50s, life was drab, uniform and restrained. People generally had a low standard of living as a result of the Second World War. This was formally known as austerity. There were also people during this time period who were known as “angry young men”. These people complained about society, without

  • The Media And Popular Culture

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    Media and Popular Culture Popular culture is different from traditional culture; it is based on the timeline of the significant characteristics of a culture. Popular culture is the ideas, attitudes, thinking, memes, images, and other phenomena that are in the mainstream of a given culture, especially the western culture in the early 20th century to the middle 20th century and the emerging global mainstream in the early 20th and the 21st century. Deeply influenced by the mass media, this collection

  • The Influence of Gender in American Popular Culture Essay

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    Popular Culture in the form of media does not always do a fair job of reflecting accurate characteristics of men and women. Society has added to this by creating what is known as gender roles among men and women. They are like a type of social guidelines which men and women follow in order to be accepted by today's society. Although this was designed with the best intentions it can have negative results. There are many examples of gender roles playing a part in our society. Television serves

  • Alexander Hamilton Impact On American Popular Culture

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    representation of his legacy in American popular culture that continues today. Most interesting is the current heightened period of popularity Hamilton’s legacy is experiencing now, 213 years after his violent death. From a massively popular Broadway musical (See Figure 1), adapted from an equally renown historical biography (See Figure 2), as well as an HBO miniseries (See Figure 3), the personification of America’s “ten-dollar father” has erupted onto the American popular culture landscape over the last fifteen

  • Popular Culture and Violent Behavior Essay

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    Popular Culture and Violent Behavior Introduction In 1871 E.B. Taylor defined culture as 'that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, customs, and many other capabilities and habits acquired by...[members] of society.'[1] Taylor was talking about 'high' culture, an aristocratic view of the past-times such as ballet, theatre and art. Popular culture, on the other hand, is a form of 'low' culture and is based primarily on marketing

  • Themes In Noel Sturgeon's Environmentalism In Popular Culture

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    reputation, would you believe it? Noel Sturgeon, a professor of environmental studies at Washington State University, fights against such injustices. In her 2009 novel Environmentalism in Popular Culture: Gender, Sexuality, Race, and the Politics of the Natural, she utilizes rhetorical devices to expose the corruption of popular advertising. The genre of this text gears towards her field of expertise, classification using symbolic aspects of the environment. The time period that the text was written is significant

  • The Popular Culture And The Vision Of Pop Culture

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    numerous beautiful cultures in this world we all follow, one of them is called Pop Culture. It’s defined as events where a lot of people is affected and attracted by the mass media. It’s like a cultural artifact that’s created by humans for information. This phenomenon began around World War 2 times when innovations in mass media led to significant cultural and social changes. It began to merge with the dealings of mass culture, consumer culture, image culture, media culture and culture in general for

  • Popular Culture

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    What is popular (low) culture? "Popular culture is a symbolic expression allegedly aligned with the questionable tastes of the "masses," who enjoy commercial "junk" circulated by the mass media, such as soap operas, rock music, talk radio, comic books, and monster truck pulls" (Campbell, 18). When looking at the high-low hierarchy it often determines the way people view culture as a whole today, saying high culture is good taste and low culture is questionable taste. Many audiences take for granted

  • Value of Popular Culture

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    Function of Popular Culture Although many people believe that popular culture is negatively effecting our and our children 's lives, because it is saturated with meaningless information and dumbing us down to drones which sit in front of televisions or computers, it is actually a very important aspect of our lives which allows our society to function more smoothly and easily. Before we get into this we should first define popular culture. Popular is defined as “of, pertaining to, or