What is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is an activity understood objectively and that encompasses communication between text and audience from external stimulus, off ers pleasure, requires an audience to exist, occurs in a passive form and provides an experience of enjoyment. (Oliver and Barstsch 2010) Essentially, it is an activity that consumes and offers a form of pleasure to the consumer. The etymology of the word comes from the medieval Latin intertenere, which is formed by the prefix inter meaning “inside” and the suffix ten, from the Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch or enlarge.

What is an example of a popular entertainment?

What are some examples of escapist entertainment?