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  • Popular Literature English 266
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  • Book or movie?
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  • or comic ?
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  • or graphic novel? or movie
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  • or manga ?
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  • Pop Lit = mass market Romance novels Westerns Mysteries Horror Science Fiction manga
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  • Popular? In 2007 Romance novels $1.4 billion Westerns Mysteries Horror Science Fiction Manga = $ 380 billion !! in Japan alone
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  • Enthymeme: Latin enthymema, from Greek enthymma, from enthymeisthai to keep in mind, from en- + thymos mind, soul [1552] The premise is implicit. Many of this cultures most potent enthymemes, e.g. those of advertisers and others who would influence the masses... (Rhetoric and civility: human development, narcissism, and the good audience By Harold Barrett, 1991)
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  • What is popular both molds & reflects the masses... What aspect of videogames impact do you want to examine this quarter? Game on
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  • Credits Fallout 3. Bethesda 2009 GTA Gay Tony. Rockstar 2009 Ivy. Soulcalibur. Namco 2008 Moore, Alan & Dave Gibbons. Watchmen. DC Comics 1986-87 (12 issues) Takeuchi, Naoko. Sailor Moon Bishjo Senshi Sr Mn 1992-1997