The Importance Of Popular Culture

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Our everyday lives are a result of the culture that we find ourselves a part of. One can try and say that their everyday lives are not affected by the culture that surrounds them however that is not true. Our society has come to a point when popular culture has becomes such a huge aspect of the way in which we see every day things. It has found a way to effect the way in which every single person lives their lives as well as the way in which they see it. I have to say that I strongly agree with the fact that popular culture should an object of serious critical study. Popular culture is something that I find is ruling our society and by saying that I think that is the main reason it should seriously be studied. There are both negative…show more content…
Popular culture is seen in everything, however I will be showing how I believe this should be studied more critically by looking specifically into popular culture itself, hegemony, as well as the bechdel test. Popular culture has become such a huge part of our society, in the ways in which everything is shown as well as how things are seen. Popular culture is pretty much what our society has deemed as popular and how that effects our lives. “Pop Culture: An Overview” by Tim Delaney, is an article that helps to define what pop culture really is. It was said that popular culture is from the way in which we dress, talk, and eat are all ways of showing what popular culture is. Popular culture is also widely shown to the society through the media. I would have to say that this is a good example as to why it should be studied more because this is what shapes our society. People look into the things that are being shown through media as the things that are important and they shape the way people act. Following that point, if this is what can be seen as what is shaping our societies, one would think that it should be widely studied and looked into with greater detail. Teens and young children look at the people in the media to see what
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