Week 1 Summary

SO far………. I have been focusing on the idea of Utopian and Dystopian societies through film. Having recently watched Hunger games – a fantastic representation of a Dystopian society. Pitching people against themselves, with an outside agency controlling the situation to make better entertainment. There are many films which represent dystopia, and it is usually [...]


What is culture?

Culture is hard to define and pin point, it means different things to different people Someone described New Zealand as lacking culture? What did they actually mean by that? Is their idea of culture different to mine? Do the New Zealanders think they lack culture? The dictionary definition recognises 5 different results: 1. the quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits, etc. [...]