The Meaning and Conceptual Meaning of the Word ‘Entertainment’


A growing number of people now choose their own entertainment, from a single song or video download on a portable device to an entire album or movie library loaded onto a personal video player. Traditional forms of entertainment now seem to be endlessly adaptive, with a remarkably creative capacity to cross over media and create new images, themes and structures that appeal to all sorts of different tastes and sensibilities.

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