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been created as actors to govern society.
There is an artistic dimension to politics as it seems to integrate political ideas into aspects of
art, music, and literature. Shakespeare developed ideas through actors who characterized
political messages such as the murder of a king, (Pocock, 1973:28) mimicking many
1 ELLIOTTclinton3439534P.E.B.COMM2402 Minor EssayWhat is Politics 080413 aspects of society occurring as productive disagreements and negotiated resolutions.
Politics involves the support of ideas by seeking favour and support in order to grow
communal understanding of them.
With the growth of media and entertainment a strong bond for communicating political
messages has developed. With the invention of television came the perfect advertising tool
for governing, ‘Politics provided the raw materials and television packaged it, subtly
reconstructed it, and delivered it to audiences’. (Gurevitch, 2009:165). This originated as a
onesided communication tool indoctrination? with jou...
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