This cultivation study focuses on romantic cinema and questions whether individuals who are heavy viewers of romance films believe that beauty is a form of power. One-hundred and forty first-year college students were given a 32-item survey that asked if exposure to romantic films significantly affected their attitudes about dating. The results showed significant correlation between college attitudes about beauty and the frequency of viewing romantic films. The effect was even stronger among females.
|Title of host publication||Television and Romance|
|Subtitle of host publication||Studies, Observations and Interpretations|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers, Inc.|
|Number of pages||22|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2016|