What Is An Entertaiment?


A form of cultural activity that provides pleasure or amusement. This word is often used to describe television shows, movies, and other forms of mass media that are intended to be enjoyable by the general public. It is an activity that can be understood objectively, involves communication between text and audience, derives its stimulus from an external source, offers pleasure to the audience, and requires its participants to exist in a passive form.

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