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SOC 105 ENTIRE COURSEClick link to buyEntire CourseIndividual AssignmentTeam Learning Assignment DQSSOC 105 Week 1 Individual AssignmentPopular American Culture PaperRecord your interactions with popular culture by documenting different ways that you consume popular culture. Examples might include, but are not limited to, what televisionshows you watch and why, the types of clothes you like to wear and what they say about you, or what magazines you buy and why.Prepare a 350- to 700-word paper in which you examine popular American culture. In your essay, answer the following questions:
∙ What is culture? What is popular culture?∙ What are three major trends in popular American culture?∙ How does popular American culture affect personal decision making?Include the journaling activity with your essay submission.Format your papers consistent with APA guidelines.SOC 105 Week 1 DQSDQ 1What is a trend? What makes a trend different from a fad?What are some examples of trends and fads?DQ 2How do popular culture trends affect your personal decision-makingprocess? Is it possible to escape the consumption of popular culture?SOC 105 Week 2 Individual AssignmentConsumption and Mass Media WorksheetComplete the University of Phoenix Material: Consumption and Mass Media Worksheet,available on the student website.SOC 105 Week 2 DQSDQ 1In what ways are the values of conspicuous consumption reflected in media
advertising, including print and electronic media? Provide an example toillustrate your understanding of conspicuous consumption.DQ 2Provide an example a cultural value being challenged or reinforced in media messages.How did this change your opinion about your cultural values and media messages?SOC 105 Week 3IndividualAssignmentPopular Literature PaperChoose a piece of popular fiction—novel, short story, graphic novel, or comic book—and research the material through the lens of popular culture and its effect on society.Prepare a 700- to 1050-word analysis that includes a critique of that work and a commentary on the influence of the work in popular culture. Address the following:∙ Identify the literary production you chose to focus on. Provide a brief overview of what the piece is about, the author’s background, and how the piece fits or does not fit with other literature of that genre.