hist 10 :: reading summary 13 (due thurs, nov 20)
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Summary information:

Read:

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  1. Why did Klosterman write the book? Use quote(s) from the book as appropriate.
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  2. In the chapter "October 26, 1983" Klosterman describes the "typical teen experience" of the 1980s, with a focus on glam metal. What was this "typical teen experience," and how does this explain the popularity of glam metal in the 1980s? Use quote(s) from the book as appropriate.
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  3. What does Klosterman mean when he argues that 1980s metal was "the first dominant pop genre to exist in a readily available multimedia context?" What evidence does he provide to support this argument?
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  4. What does Klosterman see as the major differences between music videos of the 1980s and the 1990s? What factor(s) led to the change(s)? Provide specific examples from your reading.
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  5. Use the following websites (or perform research on your own) to answer the questions that follow:
    1. What was the number one Billboard Hot 100 song the week you were born?
    2. What was the number one Billboard Mainstream Rock song the week you were born?
    3. What was the number one Billboard 200 album the week you were born?

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Total points for this reading summary:

100 points