Media Violence : Domestic Abuse And Bullying Essay

1100 Words Jul 28th, 2015 null Page
Additionally, a couple of examples a friend a family member brainstormed for media violence is domestic abuse and bullying. Domestic abuse correlates with all of the definitions of violence, and it deserves a rating of 4 or 5, depending on the length and severity of the abuse. The viewing of this type of violence may make the viewer think that abuse is okay, or it may make the viewer better aware about domestic abuse, and the problem that it is. Similar in the rating of domestic abuse is bullying. Bullying correlates to the definitions of violence, and should be rated either a 4 or 5 depending on the severity again. Also, the impact on the viewer is similar to domestic abuse. For example, teenage shows may portray the bullying as a negative action that should not be tolerated. However, other shows may not portray their scenes to be not tolerate of bullying, and the bullying on the shows may lead to greater actions of violence. Next, I will look at and rate two television shows, one an action adventure show, and the other being a children’s cartoon. For my action adventure show I picked the television series Castle, which is mainly about solving homicide investigations. For my children’s cartoon I picked Dora the Explorer, a children’s show about the main character going on an adventure with her friends. Furthermore, the show Castle usually starts out with a violent scene where the criminal kills their victim. Sometimes this is the only violent scene in the episode, but…

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