With recent pop culture trends, people are becoming more and more involved in the media that surrounds them. From movies, television shows, books, games, fan fiction, apparel and toys, it is becoming apparent that people are immersing themselves within these many types of media. This is particularly evident in the world wide sensation known as Star Wars. After the success of the first film Star Wars – now known as Episode IV: A New Hope - (George Lucas, 1977), the franchise has grown into a global phenomenon, stretching across generations and countries. This essay will deconstruct how this franchise has effectively used ‘Media Convergence’ and ‘Transmedia Storytelling’ to its advantage to become one of the most beloved, but also profitable,
As a matter of fact, the Western culture has influenced other cultures. Because of the advancement of technology, it is now easier to pass information from one country to another. Whatever genre of music it may be, or the literatures written by renowned writers, the fashion of different designers, the advancement of movies brought about by technology—all of these become accessible because of the internet. The significant change brought about by the Roaring Twenties made a great impact in the 21st century. Whether it is of the products that are advertised, the movies that are produced, or the music and songs are composed, the new consumer lifestyle has changed traditional values and it resulted to more leisure time of those who specially ask for
Where it once served to inform and entertain us it now serves to bombard us with the newest products from our favorite celebrities and artists who we allow to exploit and manipulate us into buying and buying and buying some more. Was the change a very good
Technology is a huge development that has revolutionized the lives of everyone in the world. Like magicians, technology is an incredible wonder that can perform amazing things and is consistently making the impossible become possible. Technology is being used daily by people for different purposes. While some relish the assistance it provides them, others fear that technology may be destructive to society. Ray Bradbury is among those who are concerned about technology.
More people started travelling from one place to another, leading them to the technological advances. It was also where the novel, “The Great Gatsby” were published and it depicted the culture life at the time. Rich people held extravagant parties and dressed richly
But it was not a part without any challenges. From the actors trying to bring out their dark side, showing such an endless case of emotions and feelings in their body language to their interpretation of the play and language Shakespeare used during his era. The challenges seem to keep growing over the years and are an enormous tasks that could make any actor capable a star. Roberson whom set records with reviews and continuous performances that spanned both London and Broadway in New York, to IRA becoming the first African American to play the role. To the first actor to play the role of Othello, Richard whom played almost all of Shakespeare celebrated roles, set the expectations for the part to a level that many could not reach.
Some said mass media were inappropriate and made youngsters addicted to daily fun. It is undeniable to say that the widespread of mass media, for instance, movies, radios, newspapers, and magazines during the 1920s created a stupendous impact in the people’s values and views nationwide. The 1920s was distinctive because of the rise of mass media. This was an era of transformation and modernization in assorted fields. Mass communications such as movies, radios, newspapers, and magazines expanded across the nation and appeared in almost all households by the end of the decade.
During the Industrial Revolution there were many different and new inventions that have changed the world. All the new inventions impacted the world drastically and lead to an increase in the work force. Men received more money than women and put hard work in as they spent late nights to improve their inventions so they could earn more money for their families. There were also new ways of transportation that moved people from place to place that changed the world as well. From all the new inventions and transportations that were invented or discovered, it revolutionized the world.
I had to adapt based on new information, and thus, improved the business my tripling sales the next event. With experiences such as these, I realized that the uncharted path is what excites me the most. I’ve come to embrace ‘dancing on my own’ and navigating through the challenges that come to play. Like Taylor, I’ve grown into my creative self, having to switch careers from engineering to design, which will continue to drive my future
See the world. It 's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” I think this expresses another major theme in the book which is that the experiences you have that shape who you are are truly the most priceless in a world full of expensive material things. This theme appears many times in the book when looking at different characters. Guy Montag seemed to be more pleased with himself and the possibilities of the future once he stopped to take a look around and think about what life could be for him.
Technological advances like TV and computer has digitalized the modern world bringing with it a massive revolution in the media sector. Our life has always been encircled by media; from commercial to major business of entertainment. Due to their constant presence, they have large inspiration in every major aspect, specially, in the young generation life. During teenage years, a person is on course where they develop the skills of knowledge. One the most important entertainment company, Walt Disney, quoted, “I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.”
One event from American history that I wish to have experienced would be the opening night of Carnegie Hall in 1891. Carnegie Hall has been important in the development of American History; it is one of the most significant venues for classical as well as popular music in America. Musicians from all around the world come to Carnegie Hall to perform for its renowned acoustics and beauty. This exquisite concert hall, drawing the world’s greatest artists, has set the guidelines for excellence in music since it opened in 1891. It was Andrew Carnegie, himself, who said, “It is built to stand for ages, and during these ages it is probable that this Hall will intertwine itself with the history of our country.”
Is giving the government the ability to watch over the American people twenty four seven a safety-improving idea, or a step in the wrong direction? Would the people be safer under surveillance, or in more danger? There are risks and rewards to surveillance, and it must be understood which outweighs the other, and whether or not it will benefit our country in the long term. Surveillance may work at first, but as soon as it gets into the wrong hands, America will regret its decision. Surveillance would do more harm than good to the American people, and it would tear our country apart.