Unformatted text preview: younger generations to discuss these subjects openly. This is a good example of literature influencing culture and societal change. On the other spectrum, changes in culture involving civil rights for women and minorities have changed the way these types of characters are portrayed in literature and other media outlets. Women are no longer portrayed as helpless and are now shown to be independent and as strong as men. As well, minorities are no longer viewed as inferior and are portrayed just like the majority. These are just two simple examples of the varying relationships between literature, culture, and social change that portray my views on their interactions together....
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- Spring '10
- Sociology, media outlets, Colbert, The Daily Show, other media outlets