Easy Sunday By George Hegel Analysis

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One of the earliest studies of aesthetics was done by philosopher David Hume, who stated that “beauty is no quality in things themselves: it exists merely in the mind which contemplates them.” (Hume 1757: 136) He theorised that how art is perceived individually is what determines its value. Regardless of the “intrinsic nature” of an artwork, we each derive our own levels pleasure based on our agreeableness with the art. (Graham 1997: 3; 4)
In the script of Easy Sunday a setting of seemingly pleasurable aesthetics is introduced. There is mention of a “glorious greenery,” “faultless setting” and birds that are chirping happily. It could be argued that this setting aligns to a sense of beauty as it suggest a scenery of agreeableness and enjoyment,
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Theador W. Adorno argued similarly, stating that nature is “exclusively appearance, never the stuff of labour and the reproduction of life.” (Adorno 1997: 90) He also states that “just how bound up natural beauty is with art beauty is confirmed by the experience of the former.” This suggest that, Like Hume, Adorno believes that the beauty is subjective and dependent on the perception of the beholder. (Adorno 1997:…show more content…
In the entertainment industry, labour is a commodity and discrepancies occur between the supply and demand of each profession. If a worker qualified in a particular field is scarce, it ignites competition between potential employers. Whereas in a career with an abundance of skilled workers, the competition instead lies between the prospective employees themselves. (Wikipedia, 2016)
There are, for instance, roughly 100 000 actors in Los Angeles alone, yet only 20 000 of them are working actors. (Frank, 2012) This illustrates how supply can outweigh demand, due to only 20% of actors being employed in the industry. Hollywood glorifies star power and glamour, but less than 0.1% of its actors actually achieve these types of worldwide success. With such an excess of supply each actor is easily replaceable, which renders the acting profession as a resource with virtually zero worth in the entertainment industry.
Job opportunities behind the camera are much higher in number, thus the demand for skilled workers increases while supply decreases due to workers requiring specific qualifications. It is beneficial for the entertainment industry to pay these workers in higher wages, as it would be an efficient use of resources and maximises opportunity

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