What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is a vast universe of forms, media, and ideas that offer everything from escapism to catharsis, cerebral engagement to physical release. It is not a one-size-fits-all concept, and the appeal of various forms of entertainment often hinges on a person’s cultural context, current mood, and other factors. The elation of reading a gripping thriller and the kinetic engagement of video games are both examples of this dynamic category.

Article by: Jennifer Cox. Published in: Spring 2021.