The goal of the essay is to display a critical analysis of Why Did not "Gangnam Style" Go Viral in Japan: Gender Divide and Subcultural Heterogeneity in Contemporary Japan by John Lie and K-pop by [...]
When looking at both the Koichi and Fung articles, the main point of shared interest between the two is the concept of "cultural appropriation" and how people view other societies and foreign cultural manifestations through [...]
Harry Potter shows how prejudices, conflict, and social hierarchies work in the community and the role of the moral concepts in struggling with difficulties.
On the one hand, it is quite a special phenomenon, and it is a way of giving people the freedom to create their image themselves.
In Chapter I "Representation, meaning and language" Stuart argued that the concept of the tree in nature is represented by letters T, R, E, E in a particular sequence, the same for the letters of [...]
The message is that it is the responsibility of anyone to be active and try to change the world for the better.
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The authors carry out the analysis very diligently by studying the effects of a range of factors on the changes in the impact of celebrities on popular culture.
One might argue that the transition from the rejection of popular culture as an element of art to its acceptance and the celebration of the opportunities that the combination of the two may provide is [...]
Before discussing the way Angelina Jolie and other celebrities affect modern society, it is necessary to identify the origins of the celebrity culture.
In this scenario, Hello Kitty is linked to the notion of kitsch because it connects adult men and women that are attached to the cute image to constant consumerism.
According to Bennett, there is sufficient evidence to state that both criminals actually enjoyed the process not least of all due to the glamorization of mass murders in music and cinematography.
According to Mirrlees, this phenomenon means the expansion of the interests of a particular country and the introduction of its cultural ideas, which today, as a rule, are expressed in the form of films and [...]
The article by Salmon is devoted to the inquiry into the reasons for the popularity of pornography among men and romance among women.
However, my classical thinking of science and scientists is fading quickly in the wake of pop culture, which gives a different perspective.
The society is ever-changing,and the pop culture defines the values that the majority of the people uphold at a given time.
In this paper, the evaluation of the relations of power between the western impact and Korean popular culture in terms of Asian countries will be offered to demonstrate how competitive and independent the Koreans can [...]
Captain America was intended to be a loyal super soldier who clashed the Axis influences during the World War II over and over again and appeared to be the most prevalent character for the duration [...]
The story of Jin-tae and Jin-seok portrays the kind of struggles experienced by many people in the country especially during the Korean War. The people have been using different movies to present the Korean national [...]
The author underscores the fact that the use of mobile phones in transmitting messages in the Japanese society is in the increase.
According to Wong the emerging international communities of manga underscores the possibility of exporting the Japanese animation industry to the global market.
Hence, it is relevant to analyze the lyrics of the pop music video.[Marx, 2008] First, one has to admit, that the lyrics of the song is the perfect accompaniment to the video visualization and completely [...]
They must therefore work hand in hand with the supervisors of the contracted company in order to ensure that the quality of the results of the project is achieved as desired.
It is for this reason that tabloids such as the Star and the National Enquirer are full of stories of the troubles of the rich and famous.
Creators of the high culture have been on the quest to appeal to the wider public through the mass media and that is where the billboards come in.
The distinction between high culture and low culture is needed in order to produce works of art that inspires and leads to greater achievements.
The past decade has seen the cell phone become the most common communication gadget in the world, and the US has one of the highest rates of cell phone use.
However, as compared to USA culture, watching television programs in China is controlled and regulated by the state, a situation that has forced some young people to resort to internet television where they watch downloaded [...]