The American Psyche and Nature Documentaries Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

The American Psyche and Nature Documentaries
This paper looks at the American psyche and culture and nature documentaries.
# 123992 | 1,500 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer examines the evolution of nature documentaries from 1948 to today and the concomitant evolution in the American psyche. Baudrillard's concept of simulacra is discussed and the anthropormorphism of animals is included.

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"Nature documentaries have long been a part of American culture. These documentaries had their start in early television programs such as the 'The Nature of Things' and the 'Zoo Parade' which introduced viewers to animals and animal behavior. The Nature of Things provided nature programming as a great escape while Zoo Parade incorporated footage from travels to exotic locations such as the Amazon jungles."

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