The texts that we, the reader, tend to relate to most are the texts that reflect our values or include certain social issues of the present. Texts such as these are therefore quite commonly found beside the beds, on the coffee tables and in the bookcases of many Australians. These texts, in a way act as a barometer for values, and shifts in values in our society. This can be seen in many
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now represents the shifting nature of today’s society, away from the traditional ideologies, to a more accepting and multicultural community.
So as you can see from the above examples, texts can act as a medium to represent not only the values in society but also that they are shifting away from the traditional ideologies. This appeals to readers/viewers as they can therefore relate to and understand the text in a more beneficial way.