Superman, the USA and Popular Culture


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Superman, the USA and Popular Culture
This paper will analyse the comic books Superman from the late 1930s as well as the three Superman films of the late 1970s as selected examples of popular culture in the North American society. The paper will examine the concept of popular culture through the context of the comic books and the movies. The analysis will look at the reasons why this particular form of popular culture appealed to the people and remained popular over time. Also the reasons for when and where it appeared will be evaluated. The analysis will also examine the cultural meanings and values that popular culture reveals. The paper will show that the particular economic, social and political circumstances of the times and...
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