Essays Tagged: "television shows"

Writing for the Medium. How to write for Comic books.

rtainment is a major focus in our society. Nothing can interest us more than watching a good movie, television show, or a great comic book. Many people have interests outside of these mediums, but you ... ind someone who has not seen a fictional work in the visual form. At one time I thought that television shows and movies worked straight from books in novel form, I was wrong. They could start ...

(8 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Consumer Appeal

CONSUMER APPEALAdvertisers of today have strategically combined commercials and television shows in order to sell products. Gloria Steinem discusses a similar idea in her article, ... magazines, are complementary to the articles around them. In the same manner, so are commercials to television programs. They are both aimed at the same groups or types of people, such as sex, age, ge ... a majority of the older crowds watching the program.According to Gloria Steinem, the target of the television show will be the same as that of the commercials. This proved to be true with 'Profiler' ...

(4 pages) 194 0 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

How the internet has influenced our view of television

r I will attempt to explore the effects the internet has on one major aspect of our everyday lives: television. The internet is not only linked to television in the sense that they both convey vast am ... to complement each other. The internet is presenting vast amounts of information about our favorite television shows as well as providing an arena for discussion about the programs. I will present to ...

(9 pages) 198 1 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

I didn't do it, how the Simpsons effect kids

The Simpsons is one of Americas most popular television shows. It ranks as thenumber one television program for viewers under eighteen years of a ... power plant. In many other sitcoms, the father works a popular job, such as anaccountant, or with a television studio. The Simpson family is not a wealthy familyliving in a $300,000 house. Many childr ...

(9 pages) 184 2 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Lucid dreams, the First Virtual reality

control of byevil monsters that cannot be stopped. Rather than kill me they make me watch old 1970'stelevision shows over and over. For years, men have thought that there should be a way ofpreventing ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Homosexuals: A Suspect Class?

fighting for civil rights in the courtroom and in Congress, there are gay characters on prime-time television shows, well-known public figures openly discussing their homosexuality, and there is virt ...

(10 pages) 105 0 2.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Comedy: Friday

oses. The Hollywood elite smoke it. Musicians such as Dr. Dre and the Black Crows celebra it's use. Television shows like Saturday Night Live and Kids In the Hall depict it as harmless fun.Marijuana f ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Media: Is Television Good, or Bad for Our Children?

I believe that television is a very valuable tool of education. Whereas "The Teletubies" are a pure work of Satan h ... l of education. Whereas "The Teletubies" are a pure work of Satan himself, there are many excellent television shows to watch. Such television shows include, "Sesame Street", "The Magic School Bus", a ... ch. Such television shows include, "Sesame Street", "The Magic School Bus", and "Mr. Rogers". Other television shows include, "Bill Nye the Science Guy" and "The Reading Rainbow".Take Sesame Street, f ...

(2 pages) 108 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Television portrails of teenagers (positive and negative)

Television portrays teenagers in many different ways. Some television shows portray teenagers in a n ... If I were a viewer with no other knowledge of teenagers I would conclude from the shows that are on television that teenagers are loud, rude, obnoxious, and violent towards to society. Most shows exag ... t towards to society. Most shows exaggerate teenager's actions leading to a negative portrayal.Some television shows portray teenagers in negative ways such as "That 70's Show or Malcome in the Middle ...

(2 pages) 78 1 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Violence: Blame it on the media. We are too quick to balme the media for all of our childrens violent acts. It satrts with good parenting.

ia has received a lot of scrutiny. Many individuals have grown concerned with increasingly explicit television shows. Just last week two brothers murdered their mother and cut off her hands and head. ... How could we be more affected by fictional violence rather then real life violence? The majority of television viewers can tell the difference between reality and fantasy. In essence, the author's arg ...

(2 pages) 171 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

the media displaying stereotypes inaccurately....especially the jewish religion

ions, genders, and ethnic group inaccurately? Do they feel this type of entertainment will sell? In television shows and feature films people are mocked, made fun of, and stereotyped depending on how ... lize them. They are portrayed unrealistically and something should be done about it. I believe some television shows and movies offend people and undermine their morale. The media should display image ...

(3 pages) 87 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

"A Midsummer Nights Dream" By William Shakespeare

lain how Shakespeare demonstrates this in the playRomance is a very popular genre for plays, films, television shows and books as it appeals to everyone in one way or another. Everyone at sometime in ...

(10 pages) 78 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Four Seasons" by Vivaldi.

is one of the most popular pieces of music ever composed. It is regularly used for commercials and television Shows as well as background music in movies. "The Four Seasons" portrays spring, winter, ...

(4 pages) 124 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Television Is Good for Young Children.

Television Is Good for Young ChildrenOur topic was "Is Television good for young children" Obviously ... r topic was "Is Television good for young children" Obviously I say yes its good for young children.Television helps to develop the young children's mental health. Nowadays television is not only for ... children's mental health. Nowadays television is not only for entertainment but also for education. Television is the most powerful and easiest way to learn.A major research study has found that child ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Composition I short paper on Police Brutality with works cited.

ehavior? The Rodney King incident is not representative of most police officers around the country. Television shows, newscasts, and written media exacerbate the problem when they do not focus on the ... on the criminal as the root of the problem. "[C]urrent images of the police are drawn largely from television programs bearing little resemblance to reality" (Delattre 29). Police brutality is a matt ...

(3 pages) 185 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Is violence innate of is it learned.

n the following essay. Violence in today's culture can be learned in many diverse ways ranging from Television shows to psychological reasons, but on the other hand humans can as well be born violent ... ted, "Man is born clean but, is affected greatly by society," (Zinn 34). Factors in society such as Television, video games and music teach people violence. Television is the leading cause for violenc ...

(5 pages) 68 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Professional Athletes as Role Models.

and the people who play them. Athletes are seen all over the place, we see them in commercials, on television shows, we read about them in magazines, and we watch them on television. Sports are a big ...

(3 pages) 192 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Expository Writing 11th grade (describe event changed your life): Christmas

more were stuck in my head for the upcoming holidays. I was December 19, 2001, and these songs from television shows to radios and even from Christmas shopping music at stores were played over and ove ...

(14 pages) 89 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay talks about the effects of televesion on children in america

Children today have more outlets to view television through cable, pay-per view, and home movies. Many homes often have more than one T.V unl ... , and home movies. Many homes often have more than one T.V unlike when our parents were growing up. Television shows are one of the contributing factors to behaviors in children. Recently, the Annenbe ... enter has placed focus on this issue because the majority of children's behaviors are influenced by television. Three negative effects of television on children are poor school performance, increase i ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Top 10 gramatical mistakes used in papers.

es of novels and journals, say, and the titles of poems, short stories, articles, and episodes (for television shows). The titles of these shorter pieces would be surrounded with double quotation mark ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing