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    Charlie Brown Gang

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    Charlie Brown & The Gang Throughout your childhood, it is more than likely that you have watched one if not all of the holiday specials that Charles M. Schulz has contributed to society through his legendary Peanuts cartoons. Whether it’s “The Great Pumpkin” or “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, Schulz’s animations have remained a tradition in American families’ homes for years. With his endearing characters and moral lessons, Schulz has created an archive of masterpieces that don’t seem to be leaving our culture anytime soon. At its start, Peanuts was actually a weekly comic strip called “Lil Folks” that was featured in the St. Paul Pioneer Press. However, in the 1950s when Schulz created “Lil Folks”, “Lil Abner” was also popular, and the name was…

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    author of our textbook states that “the freedom that Sartre discovers in phenomenology is much more radical than that found in everyday life by the person-in-the-street, and indeed Sartre argues that the goings-on of everyday experience disguise from us the depth of our freedom” (Palmer, 244-245). We have the choice as to whether or not to get up in the morning. Knowing that we must make this choice everyday takes the unease out of the equation. It is an everyday occurrence that covers up…

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    Charlie Brown Essay

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    Everyone knows the story of Charlie Brown and his sidekick snoopy, but what you don’t know is what happened after the great pumpkin and Christmas specials? Dog sees God a parody on the innocent yellow sweater wearing Charlie Brown and gang. Taking the audience on a fast forward to ten years later in high school. And lets just say things aren't looking so great! Playwright Bert V. Royal has taken each character indirectly and given them a place far from how you saw them before. The show…

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    Charlie Brown Stereotypes

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    Childhood queerness is present throughout various types of film, literature and media. There are countless characters that display attributes, which present lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender qualities throughout contemporary pop culture. Charlie Brown’s Patricia, also known as, Peppermint Patty, will be explored and inspected further in a Youtube clip titled, “Charlie Brown in Training | Peanuts Summer Games.” Patty is controversial, introducing a unique element of tomboy existence in…

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    Peanuts Comic Strip

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    and the Seattle Times. ("New stamps commemorate "Peanuts" debut in Chicago Tribune"). During 1951, another twenty-eight newspapers added Peanuts on top of the original seven. The next year, another six newspapers added Peanuts, including a Sunday page. The year after that, another sixteen papers added Peanuts. It was not until six years later, in 1956, that one hundred newspapers “finally” included Peanuts in their printing. (Walker, 438). Schulz was a minimalist. Charlie Brown himself…

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    The Comic Strip Peanuts

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    In the comic strip Peanuts, featuring “Good ol’ Charlie Brown by Schulz, it started off with Charlie Brown, the protagonist, complaining about the way their baseball game was turning out, and how they were losing. Within his complaint, he mentioned how he didn’t understand why he had to suffer by losing by so many points. This prompted his teammate to say “Man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward,” which was a quote from the Book of Job, a book about a man named Job who was essentially…

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    Schulz became famous around the world. He also won a Peabody and Emmy awards, for Charlie Brown Christmas. “You're a good Man Charlie Brown” was on broadway in 1967 and ran for four years (Charles). His work was published in nineteen different languages. They produced many clothes, stationery, toys, games, and others. They even made a book called “Why? Charlie Brown, Why?”. “Why? Charlie Brown, Why?” became a tv show to help kids understand cancer, this was inspired by his mom which died from…

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    She is a woman who knows the reality of her family and does her best to hold it tight together. Sam states, “My mother looks into the extended yawn of the incinerator. ‘Don’t you have a place where you put all the trees you don’t want?’” Later Sam also states, “My mom wants one that looks like a Charlie brown tree. You know from the Charlie Brown Christmas Special” (Bertino 6). Sam and her mother go to buy a Christmas tree but her mother wants a rotten tree from the incinerator. Rotten tree…

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    You’ve got to hand it to Lucy van Pelt. She called it as she saw it. “Look, Charlie, let’s face it,” she barked in “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” “We all know that Christmas is a big commercial racket. It’s run by a big eastern syndicate, you know.” Christmas, an important and happy holiday, now used mostly to gain large amounts of money. Retail businesses make it readily apparent that Christmas has become too commercialized when stores start putting out Christmas decorations in October. Retailers…

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    The narrative by Jonathan Franzen called the “The Comfort Zone: Growing Up with Charlie Brown” is a correlation of his life as a ten-year-old boy, his family, and the Charlie Brown stories written by Charles Schultz. To summarize, this story talks about how Jonathan thinks and interacts with his family, schoolmates, his obsession with Charlie Brown, and the history of the comic series Peanuts. The four pages I will focus on are 628-631. The purpose of each paragraph was to introduce each…

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