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    1. Define popular culture in one sentence and in your own words (don’t look up a definition). Popular culture is the predominant culture of mainstream society, encompassing the tastes of most of societies inhabitants. 2. Which elements of popular culture do you consume? Popular culture incorporates an array of genres, personally I consume popular music, primarily those played on the radio. Major sporting associations, football, basketball, hockey, and soccer. Additionally, movies and tv shows…

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    People possess culture that makes them significantly different from the others. Each group boast a unique history, language, arts, traditions, beliefs, and other materials people make—whether tangible or not—that build their cultural mark. This mark is learned and passed through generation. However, the diffusion yield a vast increment of cultural groups that influenced each other, so some exhibit mixed cultures. In fact, people nowadays engage in popular culture which is a result of this series…

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    due to the way we, humans have evolved, but can be used to understand other concepts as well. In this paper, I summarize an article by Gad Saad, entitled, “Nothing in Popular Culture Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution,” and evaluate its claims regarding the importance of evolutionary psychology in comprehending pop culture (2012). This is an important issue because evolutionary psychology is not favoured by every individual; the reason for rejecting is not only due to a few bad papers…

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    is the true nature of culture equally applicable to this new media subculture we call gaming? In addition to providing a reflection on my experience at Playdium, my paper will also critically reflect upon the ways we understand, document, and define “culture”, while arguing that gaming does indeed fit this definition. 2. CULTURE “One of the…

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    Trussell, he argues on how the importance of popular culture is overlooked by scholars who claim it does not meet academic requirements. Trussell explains the effects of popular culture and how they change culture itself. Although it is commonly under heavy criticism from scholars who view it as trivial, he believes that popular culture should be studied in the way past culture is studied today. Despite people 's opinions on it, I agree with Trussell, popular culture has importance and it should…

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    Take for example the game Life is Strange. Within this game there are many references to popular culture, which is understandable given that the game is set in modern times. For instance, in one scene of the game the character Chloe is seen driving up to Max, Warren, and Nathan. Before panning up to Chloe, the camera shows her license plate which…

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    Popular Culture Introduction Culture refers to characteristics and knowledge of a given group of people that is defined by several factors, for instance, language, nations, tribe, religion, habits, music, cuisine and social habits among others. According to the center of Research on Language Acquisition, culture refers to shared patterns of conducts and interactions, intellectual hypotheses, and understanding that are acquired through learning. The word "culture" stems from a French word that…

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    Introduction Popular culture is a necessity nowadays because if people do not follow the trends in the society, they might be marginalized from the mainstream culture and it would be difficult for them to reconnect with others. Although there is no accurate definition to describe what popular culture is, it is seen as a form of communication that has a connection with the mainstream culture which subdivides into mass culture and folklore and folk culture (Buhmann, Hellmueller, & Bosshart, 2015)…

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    This paper will examine how the film: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) contains ideas which are formed around popular culture. Popular culture is defined as the sum of cultural things such as music, fashion, cyber culture, television and media that society follows (Crossman, 2016). The first topic that will be explained is how status, power, money and drugs affected the main character, Jordan Belfort. The second topic will be regarding the sexual objectification of females and how females were…

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    Introduction Popular culture is defined as a form of identity and expression that is frequently encountered and widely accepted, approved and liked and characteristic that are unique to a particular society at a specific time. There are many sources of popular culture. The primary source of popular culture is the mass media, especially film, television, video game, tradition, and the Internet. Advances in communication tend to allow a greater transmission of ideas via word of mouth through cell…

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