Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and assignment below:
Advertisements provide information about available products and services. Many people argue, however, that something else is going on: advertisements try to convince people that when they buy things, they are also buying satisfaction and happiness. Advertisements merely fool people into believing that the next “new and improved” product will make their lives better, and the result is that people are even more unhappy and dissatisfied than they would have been without the advertisements.
Do advertisements contribute to unhappiness and dissatisfaction?
Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading, studies, experience, or observations.
2. 审题关键词：Advertisement, Function
正：There are indeed some advertisements that can improve people’s lives
正：But many others can lead to negative impact on people’s lives
补：We should adjust our attitudes