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Narrative Strategy and Popular Culture Contents - Focusing on TV Audition Program ‘SuperStar K2’ and ‘The Great Birth’ -

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ABSTRACT

This paper examined the possibility of narrative as popular culture contents by considering ‘SuperStar K2’ and ‘The Great Birth'. This programs unfolded in a survival pattern. The survival pattern had various supplementary events. This supplementary events created features of programs. The ‘SuperStar K2' emphasized supplementary events of singing ability and individual life of applicants. Therefore this audition program showed the views the charge of the only singing ability and offered humanism of applicants. Meanwhile, ‘The Great Birth'instituted a supplementary event called mentor-school. The mentors were Famous singers or songwriters. They evaluated and educated applicants. Therefore, in this audition program, the narrative of mentors more important than the narrative of applicants. This mentor school are efficient at applicants becoming a singer. The ‘SuperStar K2' presented a rags to riches story and ‘The Great Birth' showed the process audition. The basic form of survival narrative is simple. But Survival programs can vary by supplementary events in the main story. Therefore planning supplementary events raised application possibility of narratives as popular culture contents.

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