Skip Burzumato explains that in the 1930’s and 40’s “courtship increasingly took place in public spaces such as movie theaters and dance halls, removed by distance and by anonymity from the sheltering and controlling contexts of the home and local community.” This in itself is a big leap from what the custom was 500, or even 250 years ago in America, when dating was unheard of, and courting happened in designated places, and rules were set upon by the parents.Matters like that of dating have become a timely topic especially with teens and young adults.Everyone wants to know who the newest couple is, who is available, or how long a couple has been going out for.This type of social behavior is mostly seen in younger ages, most typically in middle school and high school students.The only way we have of understanding animals is to recognize that ‘when we gaze at animals we hold up a mirror to ourselves’ (Corbett, 176).Animal messages are brought to us by the pop culture industry, whose job...
Dating is a modern phenomenon which has only recently been brought up in the last century.
This pressure may come in various forms such as peer pressure, or even as simple as television shows or ads.
It is unusual that a high school or even a middle school student is unaware of what happens during a date.
We have exchanged the survival of the fittest view of acquiring a mate in order to have a higher survival rate for the higher social status acquired from dating someone popular.
Our daily lives are bombarded with pop culture and societal pressure of many sorts.