Articles About “Entertaiment”
Entertainment is defined as the act of entertaining, or agreeable occupation of the mind; a diverting or amusing incident or affair: a crossword puzzle provides entertainment for many people. It can also be a means of gratifying sexual desires or gaining social status by impressing one’s peers.
Entertainment is derived from the Medieval Latin word inter tenere, which literally meant “to hold inside.” The prefix inter implies “inside,” while the suffix -tenere means to stretch out or hold. The Indo-European root ten is also found in the word tense, which has its own interesting history.
Bates and Ferri (2010) define entertainment as an activity that is understood objectively, encompasses communication between text and audience from an external stimulus, offers pleasure, requires an audience and occurs in a passive form.