When Margaret Mitchell first wrote her book about life in the Southern States of the US as seen through the eyes of the daughter of Irish immigrants both before and after the civil war, little can she have known the world-wide phenomenon that it would become? The book itself became a best-seller but what really drove its popularity in later years was the film of the book, which was released in 1939.
Scarlett O'Hara, an Irish-descended Southern Lady lives in Georgia on a cotton plantation. She is surrounded by many suitors but only has eyes for local man Ashley Wilkes who is already engaged to his cousin; Melanie Hamilton.
Since the inception of Hip hop music there has been so much different effects of the music to the youth around the globe. Indeed, today when someone hears of hip hop they think the thug or gangster mentality which has infested suburban teenagers. The lyrics as well as the videos of many of the rappers, more so the self-styled rappers many times seem to glorify drug use, violence as well as sexist attitudes. It is in regards to this that many parents fear that their children may copy the same behaviours in their lives. It's true that some of the things the rappers do may have some negative influence on the teens and therefore it's important that parents follow up to know what their children listen to.