{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

english commentary - Campillo 1 Tyler Campillo Professor...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Campillo 1 Tyler Campillo Professor Carol Michaelsen ENC 1101-0434 08 October 2007 Addiction When the word “addiction” is introduced into a conversation common first thoughts include, drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, or even food. Usually, television program addictions are one of the last things to cross the mind. In today’s society most of the population is consumed by television and technology. Everyday conversations are not considered complete without an analysis of the previous night’s episode of “Grey‘s Anatomy.” Various individuals are drawn to programs due to their nature. For instance, the majority of pre-med students are more likely to watch Grey’s Anatomy or House than Thirty Minute Meals with Rachael Ray. The nature of the show is one in which the viewer is interested. Future doctors want a glimpse into the lives they wish to live and are entertained by the storyline of the show at the same time. The introduction of reality TV shows has also played a major role in the amount of television watched by Americans today. Reality TV shows the type of lives which most people wish to live. My sister, for example, refuses to leave the house when it’s about time for a new episode of The Real World. When I asked her why she insists on watching a program that, I feel,
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern