Entertainment Essay | Entertainment: Poison or Panacea

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Entertainment: Poison or Panacea

Summary: Examines the effect of popular entertainments on society and considers if it poisons the masses. Maintains that entertainment is a form of art.
To say that entertainment poisons society, goes against the very principals that entertainment is based upon. To please the masses is the mission of this timeless form of art. Whether in movies, TV, literature, or music, entertainment has always been an escape from the daily hardships of everyday life, the hellish sitcom which is reality.

Entertainment has always been an important staple in society. We know that mid-evil kingdoms would hold annual festivals, where various forms of entertainment were evident. This kept the people's minds off of the massive death, and violence that raged through the land.

Even earlier in civilization, plays were introduced in ancient Greece. These forms of entertainment caused the audience to think about love, politics, and life. Plays like Medea, showed one of the first examples of the empowerment of women. During the Elizabethan era in England, Shakespeares plays aided in the...

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