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Unformatted text preview: 9-8-09 The Affect of Media-Simpsons clipoPlato agrees- you are what you watchoChild is not able to distinguish real from not realoEntertainment can make you prisoners of emotionBut you can also follow good rhetoricCensorship theory-SAW clipoBad guy- h e is nu mb to the violence so he was more proactive to violenceoAristotle Point of viewWhen you experience thes e scenes, it is tapping into your e motionsb ecaus e it is going so m ewh ereThe m o m ent of experience is productiveExperience with entertainm ent is a negotiation where you mitigate (lessit) real lifeMoment of resolution happ ens du e to com mon knowledge we poss ess:there is no absolute truthIt is productive b ecaus e it is a negotiation with knowledge you alreadyhaveIf you have an experience, its b ecaus e you recognized itoPlato was interested in protecting the ethos (shared funda m e nt al traits) ofculture-Plato vs. AristotleoActive (Aristotle) vs. Passive Audience (Plato)oReal (Aristotle) vs. Not real (Plato)-Function of Entertainm ent...
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