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    The culture industry itself is self-named, an industry primarily based on values of an assembly line. The culture industry continues the governing of human beings under the appearance of freedom, as the goal of the culture industry is to reproduce the values of capitalist culture by producing false pleasures. Similar to the movie, Bob Roberts, is a deceitful businessman but like many others, he projects an image of himself as being fair, reasonable and righteous. In the movie residents believe…

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    aegyo behavior that South Korean popular culture portrays perpetuates the sexualisation of young girls. Groups such as Lovelyz and GFRIEND have music videos—both of which have more than three million views on YouTube--that are filmed in schools and are dressed in school uniforms. Their attire in these videos has tops that are short enough to expose their stomachs and wear short skirts along with high heels to exaggerate the length…

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    Language has always been one of the most crucial building blocks to the personal puzzle of self-identity. It is the carrier of culture, and culture is the carrier of identity. In some of the earliest days in history God recognized this fact. He realized that the best way to prompt his people to heed his command and obey his words during the building of the Tower of Babel was to confuse their languages. Why did he do this? Because taking away the common language of the people completely…

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    Black Popular Culture

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    Living in the 21st century, one can’t deny the impact of modern technology. With the rapid advancements in modern technology, people now have the access to the media and popular culture is readily available in larger quantities than before. The wide access to media and popular culture has opened the new generations up to for more communication. According to the scholar Grossberg, “we live in a world of media communication where we can travel great distances and across centuries, all in the…

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    hero” status “the stuff Americas made of” as described in the article The Cigarette's Powerful Cultural Allure. As Americans we are a culture of movie watchers, story tellers, and day dreamers. So when our favorite character in a movie smokes or our most memorable fairy tale has a plethora of smoking innuendos, what would we expect to be part of our popular culture. As the host of NPR news Simon Scott put it, even with the addictive quality of cigarettes “ there is just something about the…

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    Paparazzi Popular Culture

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    Media and popular culture are in a symbiotic relationship (Betsy, 2008). Without the advertisement and news through the media, popular culture cannot be possibly formed and spread out in the public. At the same time, all sorts of gossips, scandals, and trends can be the central sources for the media. However, the problem rises…

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    Australian Popular Culture

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    Popular culture deals with people's lifestyle, attitudes and activities that are prevailing in a given society. Post World War II in Australia for some it was a time of certainty, prosperity, rising income, improved lifestyle. For others, it was a decade of oppression, censorship, prejudice, discrimination, hatred. The 1950s and 1960s were the decades in which the horrors of war were forgotten, and Australia launched itself into a whole new era. This response will describe the changes in…

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    Superman Popular Culture

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    starts around 1930s, and comics effect American cultural a long time. In addition, World War II had a great impact on the comics. Comic books were very popular at that period and particularly superhero comics were better, because they were cheap and easy to carry. It was greatly welcome in the army (Rizzo). The superhero comic books are still popular today, many adults and children love them. Therefore, stores…

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    whole of America. The Chicana popular culture has played a big role in creating awareness of the history of the Chicana people and has also helped the United States students to understand more about culture. Through their music, films, literature magazines, poetry and other artistic works, the Chicana popular culture has instilled knowledge in the students of the United States, who have accessed all the materials. Most of the students learning about the Chicano culture in the United States are…

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    definition of the Popular Culture and its use in education. This is made to prove that Popular Culture is an essential and effective tool that can be used by educators in teaching because of its effectiveness not only in getting the attention of the learners…

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