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8/19 Crashing the Culture Industry Quick Review: Rhetoric and culture Symbolic phenomena: rhetoric (shared communally) - Representation - Performance o Example: Lord of the Rings- has meaning but not representative of reality - Media and mediation o Electronic (images and screens); sound - Power and political forced o Viewed as persuasive force (language) o influence - Circulation o Speaker message audience (linear view) o Circular view of rhetorical messages; circulate through cultures and bodies o How much of what I say is my own words? o Identities and ideas are circulating through us and others o Look at broad-based patterns o Culture is a circular process (original thought is difficult to come by) - Patterns o Enduring things in culture that may show up differently but recurring Popular Culture - Short-lived - Youth - Masses - Distinguish trash from “real art” o Value-latent o High vs. low culture o Opera vs. musical - Produced by commercial media - Produced by regular people on everyday life
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course SPCM 2360 taught by Professor Stahl during the Fall '11 term at UGA.

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