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Unformatted text preview: images are true. In order to stay at the university, I am required to study quite a bit and take my stay here a little more seriously as it prepares me for the “real world” and the profession I choose. It is a very liminal state to be in, but the depictions from media dissemination on the minds of the incoming freshmen is a little different than what college actually is. I think that this idea is closely associated with Baudrillard’s hyperreal that is created by our consumer based capitalist society that is bombarded with signs that hide reality and create a completely new reality, the hyperreal. My reality of college has been shrouded my idea of college to be something that was created by the media. The image created by the movies I watch is very appealing and something that I wish was the truth. If I had a golf cart and a secretary like Van Wilder, my college experience would be very different, but unfortunately I do not....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course ENGL 2010 taught by Professor Winokur during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.
- Spring '07
- Literary Theory