Examples of Entertaiment

Entertaiment is the activity that diverts and amuses people; it is often associated with pleasure and fun, but may also be serious or morally instructive. It is a large and complex industry that influences many aspects of life, from narrative traditions and moralism to cultural identity. The collection demonstrates how the concept of entertainment is reflected in a wide range of media, from paintings to novels, music to films. Find more examples of Entertaiment by clicking on the buttons below.

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