Generation Tv Essay

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Killian Doheney Generation TV To assist in defining this generation, a quote could be found in a classic film know as Fight Club, where a character played by Brad Pitt says "We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our great war is a spiritual war. Our great depression is our lives. We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars, but we won't. And we're starting to figure that out. And we're very,very pissed off." Despite Brad Pitt being a movie god himself, one could define another person by the way that they were raised, so therefore we can define our generation as being the generation that was raised by television. Within in the mordern home of today, A televison or two can be found in some shape or form. It can be an old hunk of rust that plays the out-dated form of media known as VHS, or it can be the stylish flat screen TV that plays all the latest movies on Blue-ray. In whatever form of electronic structure comes in, it is still an unremovable object from that house. Back in the days of "black & white" television, It was a luxory to have at least one television within a home. As of now, one can find a multiple televisions in a household. They can even be found installed into the tiles of a shower, so that the owner can enjoy whatever piece of media that they enjoy during. With so many televisions installed in one house, it would be difficult for a child to miss a favorite TV show while growing up. Most of today's generation could say that they were subjugated to learn their alphabet and numbers from a big yellow bird and a goofy looking vampire. From the televised broadcasting of Sesame Street a child could be educated on proper ways to be polite, and also how to believe in one's own self. Which may help define our

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