The Influence Of Pop Culture On Society

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Pop culture is everything, it is the culture of people. It defines and dictates the desires and fears of the mainstream members of society. It is so ingrained into our lives that we collectively overlook how integral it is to our development as a society. Adults, especially teens, never even bat an eyelash at all the pop culture and advertising that surrounds them, it has become just another part of everyday life. Pop culture has and is somewhat still seen as entertainment that is enjoyed by the lower class members of society; but what is considered pop culture frequently changes over time. A notable example of this is the sixteenth century author, William Shakespeare, since his works were once considered pop culture, entertainment that could be enjoyed by everyone, but mostly the lower class. Now, he is one of the most renowned authors of the 21st century, with his works frequently adorning our English readings and receiving acclaim for his timeless classics such as Romeo and Juliet, and Hamlet. Pop culture influences…show more content…
Nevertheless, it binds people together and dictates what is socially acceptable, while reflecting what we believe and love. While simultaneously allowing individuals to change prevailing norms of behavior from the inside out. Pop culture help us evolve form living in small homogeneous villages to coinciding in large heterogeneous cities, where a population thrived on differences. Pop culture gives each member of a society a sense of belonging, and the most obvious example would be the World Cup, a huge event that happens every four years that is viewed by the whole world. It paved the way for social and technological innovation, especially with the expansion of the internet everyone has equal access to information that was not previous available. Pop culture and its immediate affects are essential to societal

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