Cartoons and Their Effects on Children

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Cartoons And Their Effects On Children

Have you ever met any children who do not like cartoons? Or have you ever seen any children who refuse to watch cartoon? This situations are mostly impossible under normal circumstances. It’s obvious that today’s children are, mostly unconsciously, exposed to television which is one of the most fashionable inventions of the 20th century. In this composition, I will mention the basic reasons for children’s watching cartoons so much and the effects of these cartoons on them.

First of all, the basic reason for children’s watching cartoons is that cartoons respond to the children’s need and tendency to activeness. Mostly the children under the age of seven are so much interested in cartoons. They firstly watch cartoons and then imitate them, which is a crucial point to think on. For instance, there are of course some of us who have witnessed or heard about one or two children who cry in the street like these ‘I am the king of the forests, Tarzan.’, ‘By the power of the grayskull, I’ve power.’, or ‘ Atomic ant is cominggg:).’ All of these slogans are results of the cartoons they watch in tv. The children are prone to take cartoons as their models and to reflect the characters in their daily games.

Secondly, we cannot disregard the notion that the children under the age of seven, still think that whatever happens in cartoons are all real and they can do everything that the characters in cartoons do. For example, if we think about a five or six years old children, it’s probable that they can jump from the roofs to fly, climb on the walls like spiderman, talk to their toys or to feed them as if they are alive. This actually nonexistent reality in cartoons is what lead the children to all these dangerous deeds.

Thirdly, it’s crucial to signify that everything that children learn till they are nine or ten, will be base for their later lives. In this aspect, parents have to be careful about their children’s cartoons. They...
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