• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

English IA-media and violence. Dear James, I have got the last letter you sent me on the topic of violence and I do not quite agree with your opinion saying that the media does not influence the peoples violent acts.

Extracts from this document...


English A2 Media and Culture Written Task Letter Violence and media Radio and television Dear James, I have got the last letter you sent me on the topic of violence and I do not quite agree with your opinion saying that the media does not influence the people's violent acts. It is true that most violent behavior is generated from people's insanity, but still I do not believe that violence itself is innate. In my opinion, I believe that all people are innately good and the reason why people turn to violence is nurtured. People are not animals, there must be a reason behind all violence and the cause I most influential is the television. ...read more.


The policeman was surprised by the reaction of the child and went on asking why was the child surprised by the death of his fellow classmate. The child confessed that the gang of students who committed the crime was watching Zombie movies at his home and they saw the scene of the Zombie growing back its cut-off head, so they decided to try it on their classmate. When I saw this news, I was completely shocked by the fact that the television is now that influential among children. This concerns me because most of the development of how people perceives the world is done when the person is still young. ...read more.


If the media is used unwisely, it could be used as a source to provide methods of violent and this might cause the society to become more violent and unstable. Another thing is that the television can create unnecessary fear in the society, this is because most of the 'problems' the television shows are not actually happening around us. But, the fear will still cause people to react in certain ways, such as violence. Therefore, most of the violence in the society are somehow linked to the television. I am not sure if I made my points clear, if you have any problems or arguments to make, please send me a letter anytime and we can further discuss this topic. Sincerely your, David ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our International Baccalaureate Languages section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related International Baccalaureate Languages essays

  1. Domestic violence in Sardines and Oranges

    "Dark clouds began to gather behind the mountain peaks, filling me with fear as they formed shapes of strange creatures menacing us with cruelty and anger" (16). By doing so, the author sets an ominous atmosphere and position readers to feel slightly anxious of what's to come.

  2. Oral Presentation about Pokmon (Media and Advertising)

    Pok�mon is an exception. Because so few games have been created for this young age group, they naturally are attracted to any game designed especially for them, and in this case it is pok�mon. Since this game was aimed for children, the main character, Ash Ketchum (his name sounds like catch 'em)

  1. Oral research in English

    I am sure everybody has found themselves willing on their favourite American Idol contestant at some point and being distraught when they get eliminated." His analysis of the cause of the need to watch every episode of the various reality shows is very much correct, as the viewers do feel themselves to be a part of the show.

  2. IB English - To Kill a Mockingbird (journal responses)

    It consisted of a historic school, several old houses, a restaurant completely made from wood, and so on. One of the students who came on the fieldtrip with us was quite rebellious. So while we entered the historic schoolhouse, there was a lady teacher, and since the rebellious student was

  1. In Susie Orbachs, Fat as a Feminist Issue she argues that women who are ...

    I think that he's trying to imply that scientists and anyone who has researched about obesity would know that it cannot be a disease because it has no implications to of ever becoming one. People are obese because they have brought it to themselves.

  2. History research - Early Australian bushrangers. English writing -my region and favourite authors.

    Back in Tasmania, he was appointed as overseer of the gardeners in the Government Domain and built a house on 160 acres of land at Glenorchy. Unfortunately, their only son Martin, born in 1855, died of rheumatic fever in 1871.

  1. Teenagers Don't Believe This! - Representation of Women in Media Opinion Piece

    Looking at the Pussycat Doll?s video ?Buttons? a thought instantly came into my mind, should women be portrayed as confident and sassy? What is the status of women in everyday life? It seems like these kinds of music videos are sending the wrong messages - the ideal women are Pussycat Dolls.

  2. English written task - students and social media

    Not they were playing, but researching for something.. Then, some were listening to music while doing exercises...amazing. They are different...totally different from us who were the children of the non-digital era before. Not only that, they couldn?t focus into a task, inclined to wrote down notes or read texts in short bursts, one paragraph at a time, hopping to other activities, such as texting.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work