Final Research Proposal
For my research paper, I will be researching the country of India. I will be leaning about the entertainment culture of this country. Here are my research questions:
1. What is the countries most popular form of entertainment?
2. How has India’s culture shaped the way they entertain themselves?
3. What sports were introduced to India and how have they changed over the years?
4. How is India’s Bollywood similar or different from Hollywood?
5. What music is popular in India?
Below is a list of the five resources that I have located in EBSCO host that will help answer the answer the research questions that I have listed above:
“Badminton.” Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition, Mar. 2021, p. 1. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mih&AN= XXXXXXXXXX&site=ehost-live.
This article is about the Indian originated sport, badminton. It gives a brief history of badminton and describes what it is. This will be helpful in providing information about my sprits question.
“Bollywood.” Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Jan. 2018, p. 1; EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=funk&AN=bo131250&site=ehost-live.
This reference guide entry provides information about Bollywood. It describes what Bollywood is and what kind of entertainment is produced from Bollywood. This will helpful to my question regarding Bollywood.
Kelin, Dan A., II. “Wondering the World: Experiences with Culture, Performance, and Learning.” Teaching Artist Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, Apr. 2008, pp. 97–106. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eric&AN=EJ811029&site=ehost-live.
This article gives a summary/ overview of India’s culture. It includes information about traditions that are still used and Bollywood. This will be helpful with almost of my questions that I have listed above.
Mehta, Suketu. “Welcome to BOLLYWOOD.” National Geographic, vol. 207, no. 2, Feb. 2005, pp. 52–69. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mih&AN= XXXXXXXXXX&site=ehost-live.
This article goes in depth about Bollywood, India’s most popular form of entertainment. It describes the history and discusses some of the ways India’s culture has shaped the film industry. This will be helpful in answers a couple of my questions that I have listed.
Sarrazin, Natalie. “India’s Music: Popular Film Songs in the Classroom.” Music Educators Journal, vol. 93, no. 1, Sept. 2006, pp. 26–32. EBSCOhost, doi:10.2307/3693427.
This article gives an overview of India’s music entertainment. It discusses information about India’s popular style of music and its uses. This article will help me provide information about my question relating to music in India’s culture.