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Mainstream

From Academic Kids

Mainstream is, generally, the common current of thought. It is a term most often applied in the arts (i.e., music, literature, and performance). This includes:

Hollywood movies are usually considered mainstream.

The mainstream usually forces individuals to conform to the mores of the group (eg., an obedience to the mandates of the peer group). Mainstream is the antithesis of inividuality.

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