What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is defined as something that takes you to another world, gives you immense pleasure, makes you forget all your problems, brings you into a euphoric state and leaves you wishing that it never ends, just lasts forever. This definition is based on the research done by Bates and Ferri (2010) that defines entertainment as a consumer activity understood objectively, involving communication between text and audience from an external stimulus that offers pleasure and requires an audience to exist and occurs in a passive form.

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