Essays Tagged: "Real life"

Does a Violent Media create a Violent Society? An examination of the effects of the media on the society.

This issue is one of constant debate, with no real solution. There are many things society as a whole and individuals can do to appease or inflame ... e form of media alone. News broadcasts, in comparison to films and fictitious TV shows, show us the reality of day to day living. We see footage of car-wreck, murder scenes and hear of graphic telling ... nes and hear of graphic telling of ones' untimely demise. We take this information in, absorb it as real life, and perhaps over time become de-sensitised to these effects as we see them on the news.Th ...

(2 pages) 107 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Dream

Dream Dream is an imagination that comes from our mind. Usually, it is unreal and weird. Most dreams and reality relate to each other. We have dreams at nights, always becau ... relate to each other. We have dreams at nights, always because we think something a lot in days; we really wonder to get something; we meet excitements in our lives; or we have a very deep impression ... his school. He applies for a new job and he will have an interview next Monday. As we can see, John really needs this job to support his life and the job is very important for him. He thinks it and wo ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Drugs

ge and concealment of time spent online. The Internet allows for a person to escape the often harsh realities of life. Many people yield to this temptation and spend less time in contact with real peo ... the Internet so appealing to people? It allows for people to meet social needs not normally met in real life. Because there are numerous chatrooms and meeting places online, people can satisfy some s ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Violence On TV

te the violence and crime that is viewed, might become frightened, and might become desensitized to real-life violence. Although the use of violence on television makes the shows more interesting, all ... violent and scared, television shows can desensitize children. Children may become desensitized to real life violence, because they cannot distinguish clearly between reality and fantasy. If a child ...

(2 pages) 645 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Violence On TV

te the violence and crime that is viewed, might become frightened, and might become desensitized to real-life violence. Although the use of violence on television makes the shows more interesting, all ... violent and scared, television shows can desensitize children. Children may become desensitized to real life violence, because they cannot distinguish clearly between reality and fantasy. If a child ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Report looking at the virtual world of Second Life, analysing personal experiences and relating it to social interaction and theories of identity

As the real world is said to be getting smaller in light of widespread technological advancement, virtual w ... and clothing, moving away from physical features and clothing which were quite similar to my own in real life. In fact, what began as amazement over the variety of options available to not just alter ... d gender which are impossible to control. (ibid) As Turkle elaborates, the unique medium of virtual reality is disconnected from the physical self and its 'sign vehicles' and thus this allows an oppor ...

(9 pages) 128 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies