Most people, especially of this generation, are fond of knowing and embracing whatever is popular. There are so many things that are “trending” now that Twitter’s top 10 trends is not enough to cover, grab, and list everything that people see as “hip”. This is one way to see what Pop Culture is actually about to some netizens. However, how is Pop Culture really defined? According to Delaney (2007), Pop Culture “is generally recognized as the vernacular or people’s culture that predominates in a society at a point in time.” West (2013) put it simpler by saying that, “Popular culture is everywhere.” Whatever most of the people are interested in now is pop culture.
1 Popular culture is all of the ideas, memes, perspectives that have influences on everyone and all classes belongs to society. Popular culture is not only in ideas but everywhere. It is part of the corporation, and it has been affected by mass products. Popular culture cannot be separated from masses, their effects and mass media. Films, books, advertisements, actors or writers all are part of it.
Pop culture can do more than just properly educate people about science. Pop culture helps to contour a lot of the public's knowledge of science and the people behind science. It can be more of an influence, a greater tool, and leave a better lasting memory. It can be greater than any book could ever even attempt to. You have sci-fi movies like Star Wars the no biophysics class can compete with.
Government had long ago understood the importance of pop culture, and the impact it has on its audience. It figured out that popular culture is a perfect way for reflection and manipulation. On one hand, it reflects values, traits and beliefs of the country, but on the other hand, it manipulates the myths of the same country. Action adventure films like Rambo and Air Force One, for example, reflect the myths of America as a special nation, but they also manipulate audience beliefs — such as stereotypes about different racial groups. (Nelson, A.
POPULAR CULTURE AND SPIRITUALITY There are numerous sources of popular culture the primary source being the media especially music, art, literature, fashion, dance, film, video games, cyber culture, books, internet, television and radio that are consumed by the majority of a society 's population. Popular culture has a mass accessibility and appeal however it can hold different meanings depending on who’s defining it and the context of use. It is generally recognized as the people’s culture that predominates in a society at a point in time. As Brummett explains in Rhetorical Dimensions of Popular Culture, pop culture involves the aspects of social life most actively involved in by the public. As the ‘culture of the people’, popular culture is determined by the interactions between people in their everyday activities: styles of dress, the use of slang, greeting rituals and the foods that people eat are all examples of popular culture.
This means the music that sells the most copies, draws the largest concert audiences, and is played most often on the radio”. The consumption of pop music is an everyday practice in the general life experience of any populous. There is a general sight and acceptance of the use of the term pop music and popular music interchangeably and although they are similar there are slight differences. Whatever the frame of denotation, or however we choose to use the term, given the fact that students are drawn to and identify strongly with it, pop music provides a great source for use in
There are a various way to define popular culture. What people understand about popular culture is the widespread culture elements in society. For example, fashion, food, music and more. The question is, what are the definitions of popular culture coined by scholars? The word “popular” is the contemporary context of people’s concern and culture is the practice of everyday life.
i am going to explore the different influences that one might had to create a piece and in some situations set trends for a whole decade. i will be exploring all the different ways that one could use the word pop e.g (pop tart, pop culture )and how this would have been used in the 1960’s. in the 1960s the phrase pop ' had generated a lot of attention all over the media the word 'pop ' was being used more often and new pop chart shows were taking place on mainstream television and radio. From the phrase 'pop ' stemed music, fashion , art e.c.t. in the 60’s there was a strong sense of popular culture.
Popular mass media has indeed put TV shows and video games under negative light. This has spread from person to person, eventually reaching the point were any amount time spent on these activities is considered wasted at best, if not damaging to the person involved in them. The increase in the complexity of popular culture witnessed throughout the previous decades stands as proof to the fact that popular culture does not dumb down the people who choose to involve themselves with it. “Despite claims to the contrary, popular culture has grown increasingly complex over the past thirty years. Complexity, in this case, is defined as the amount of cognitive work the audience is asked to perform in order to comprehend the work in question.
This paper will explain why the study of popular culture aids one’s understanding of contemporary politics by considering the broader relations between popular culture and politics. Firstly, it will endeavour to discern the realm of popular culture and reaffirm its importance, particularly within the discipline of international relations. It will then propose that popular culture is inherently political and thus inevitably manifest into representations of contemporary politics. Thirdly, it will argue that this intertwined nature of popular culture and politics is further patent through the State’s utilisation of popular culture as a ‘tool’ to attain ‘foreign policy objectives’ (Nye 2009, p. 160). Finally, this paper will conclude by arguing