Essay Cove

Essay Cove

-Middle Adulthood in the Media: DUE 5/10 The media is a huge influence in societal thinking and perceptions about anything and everything. Through movies, television shows, advertising, magazines and even sports, it can positively or negatively mold our thinking about individuals of different age groups, including those in middle adulthood. For this project, begin paying attention to the media portrayals of individuals in middle age and note what you see. How are they portrayed in movie roles? Do these roles reflect what you have learned about adults in this stage or are they unrealistic? If so, in what ways? How about appearances on talk shows or news programs-what issues are they concerned with? How about commercials depicting middle adulthood and what do they generally have to say about this stage of life? How about magazine articles? Does the media present an overall positive or negative view of this stage of life? How accurate is it? Does it make you feel good when you think about growing older and reaching this time of your life? Why? You may also include movies that have middle-aged people as the main characters. Did the movies portray the characters accurately?
Papers must be between 4-6 pages, double spaced, APA format, reference page.

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