Unformatted text preview: displaying large amounts of violence more and more as time goes by. With the ongoing promotions for shoot em up video games and movies and tv shows that depict large amounts of killing or destruction increasing everyday it’s hard for teenagers and children to escape it all. Even with parents monitoring the children’s viewing or playing there’s nothing keeping them from seeing ads on the street or playing/watching these games/movies at friends’ houses. Teenagers and children are growing up thinking that all this violence isn’t as bad as it really is and driving them to find out what’s so great about it. I think for some teenagers they see that the characters get a rush from committing violent acts and they too want to experience this rush. As Bok says in her essay, media violence is desensitizing and promoting violence to society today....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGL 1013 taught by Professor Lady during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.
- Spring '08