IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 445 - The government should control the amount of violence in films and on television
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You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
The government should control the amount of violence in films and on television in order to decrease the violent crimes in society.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
You should write at least 250 words.
The society in which we are living has growing trend to watch movies and television programs. People seek enjoyment and relaxation by observing electronic media. In my opinion Government should check the level of violence in movies and other electronic media programs because every scene puts some imprints in brain. These pictures stay in memories and give impact on personality.
Violence has multiple impacts on human psychology. Kids choose to get guns and pistols in the form of toys after watching violence on media screen. Some young boys seek pleasure by copying this sort of crimes in real life being impressed by their heroes. Middle aged ladies become frightened while thinking of their family members living in this society that is having unusual show of violent episodes. Old guys become depressed after observing brutal clips on cinema screen.
On the other hand some portion of viewers has propensity to enjoy and relaxation after seeing episodes of thrill and war. Clips without violence are not palatable to them. Majority of these people are mature enough, they don’t copy this stuff in their real life. They watch the movies, make their brain relaxed and then forget the events.
In short, Government should make strict policy to control the activity of media. Violent episode may be their but only for the sake of thrill. The lesson of story should be very constructive and informative.
[ Written by - Rizwan Chattha ]