TITLE

Death as portrayed to adolescents through top 40 rock and roll music

AUTHOR(S)
Plopper, Bruce L.; Ness, M. Ernest
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Adolescence;Winter93, Vol. 28 Issue 112, p793
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the messages communicated by Top 40 rock songs to adolescents on death in American society. Influence of rock music; Analysis of death themes; Operational definition of rock and roll songs; Rock popularity; Male-dominated song content; Relationships in songs; Death for common people; Suicide; Heroic death; Death of idols; Focus on act of death; Finality of death.
ACCESSION #
9402100666

 

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