Articles Quarter Three and Four

Kurzman, et al.

"Celebrity Status"

Period 1
Monday: read the article Write a page response for each of the following:
1. When do you think liking a celebrity goes into “unhealthy” territory? Do you think that you specifically perpetuate the existence of celebrity status; if so, how?

2. Analyze one celebrity’s rise to prominence, and incorporate five key terms while doing so; include Kurzman’s four privileges amongst those terms.
Period 7:
Tuesday: writer for two pages on the following: use Weber's and Kurzman's ideas about status and celebrity to analyze a current celebrity: does your understanding of the mechanisms and effects of celebrity change your interaction with "celebrity-industrial complex"?

Class Status and Party

High Honors Article