Articles About Entertaiment

A form of consumption that is consumed by the audience and involves a level of passivity. It can involve a wide range of activities from a simple game to a theatrical production. According to Oliver and Barstsch (2011) entertainment can be defi ned as an activity understood objectively, encompasses communication between text and audience, involves external stimulus that off ers pleasure, requires an audience and is a form of consumption that is both fun and rewarding.

Something affording pleasure, diversion, or amusement: The ball was an elaborate entertainment. The word is derived from the Medieval Latin intertenere, with the prefix inter meaning “inside” and the suffix tenere meaning to hold. From here it has become a universal concept that can be adapted to suit all cultures and social groups in a variety of ways.