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    When examining popular culture in society, it’s safe to say that it pervades a person’s life in different manners with different effects. In America, popular culture can be used as an outlet for assimilation and integration into society, especially by immigrants who are just arriving to this country. This is evident through my parents, who arrived from both Colombia and Peru in the 1980s, having no knowledge of what American culture nor American popular culture was. Throughout the last 20 years,…

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    Sharleigh Thomson EN1200 Composition Dr. Breen-Wagner THE VALUE OF A VIRGIN Virgin: what does that word mean? In popular culture and society, it typically means someone who has never had intercourse. It’s a concept that has been plaguing our society for decades. Because of its prevalence in our history, we have grown to view the term as culturally acceptable. It seems that the United States is especially obsessed with the idea. But “virginity” is outdated and problematic for dozens of…

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    80's Music Research Paper

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    most of you probably know already, I'm Madonna, a popular singer and actress. This is the 80's, a decade with a different type of music. How many of you listen to pop music? (Wait for audience's reaction) There's been a big change in this decade in music, especially pop. Although it seems more boring than the 1960's or 70's, our music today is still a big part of our culture. Before, most artists made their own music. Folk was a very popular style of music. Artists used their musical…

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    Drugs In Popular Culture

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    Popular culture helps to shape the way people dress, the lingo they use, where they shop, and most importantly, what they consider to be “cool.” Within popular culture, there is a subculture known as youth culture. According to Wikipedia, it is defined as the way in which adolescents live and the norms, values, and practices they share. With no surprise, youth culture makes up a big portion of popular culture. Because popular culture is closely connected to youth culture, this has caused…

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    societal problems. In other words, we’re using a book from 1818 to try to explain modern culture. Sure, author Mary Shelley included the word “modern” in her title, but I suspect that she didn’t anticipate that how would continue to be modern for roughly two centuries. Or has it? I would argue that there’s a vast difference between Shelley’s Frankenstein and the “Frankenstein” that is commonplace in popular culture.…

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    male values, as he, and society, believed males had ‘gone soft’ (Boon, 2003; Vogel, 2015, p.464-465); and it is argued that males were unhappy and felt they lacked an authentic masculine role model within popular culture. As a result, males felt emasculated as a consequence of consumerist culture; this argument is supported by various literature (Ta, 2006, p.266; Jordan, 2002, p.372-373) including Giroux, 2001: ‘…the shift from an industrial to an information economy…the male body has been…

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    of classic books and great writers appeared at that time. I believe that in that inevitable trend, more writers tried to do some experiments in the fiction and mystery book field, just like what is happening right now. “Authors and artists of popular culture commonly report similar experiences, and they just as commonly identify those events as the source of their creative powers” (3). I guess creative source is another important reason. In paranormal topic works, daily life doesn’t have to be…

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    Fashion in the 1960 's. The sixties, without a doubt, held great change in American popular culture. “Popular culture includes fashion trends can be a flux of both the current culture and the direction in which a popular is moving. The favorite music of the culture may include artists on the Billboard Top 100” (yourdictionary). The introduction to open sexual thought, drug use, and change of traditional culture were the beginning of the transition into the 1960 's. Many musicians came forward…

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    Essay On Hippie Culture

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    trending. We will start off in the 60’s where the emergence of hippie culture occurred. During the 1960’s The Cold War was happening and people were very tense and scared due to the threat of nuclear warfare. This tension lead to people trying to relax and be less worried, which allowed hippie culture to rapidly expand and become mainstream. The laid back nature of hippie…

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    The film is an art to be watched, which is not the lack of a variety of female image. But for thousands of years under the influence of male culture, women are the object because of the desire of men. The male culture has been as the center of the film system, however the location of women only for "being seen” and do not have independent spiritual personality. Fortunately, this phenomenon is gradually improving in the 21st century. Film are basically describe male superiority, heroic beauty…

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