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    Family Guy Sociology

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    Family Guy is the show I have picked for my final. This show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth Macfarlane and is based off stereotypes and negative depictions of almost every aspect of life. It is centered on the griffin family that consists of the parents, Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their talking dog, Brain. The Griffin’s are a model family but each member is complex, different, and yet noticeable individual. The whole show resides in Quahog, Rhode island. Each episode reveals a different concept, throughout the show it talks about various sociological themes such as race, gender, sexuality, and family through the forms of exaggeration. Underneath all the crude humor lies the hidden truths…

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    Everyone sits still and silent in their seats the whole time she plays her list of stories. “I had liked her. She was strange. I thought I could nail him, ‘ If she was lying,’ I said, ‘What did she say that was a lie?’ ” (pg. 56 l. 413-415). After school, a classmate named Carl Whiteside tells Tommy Miss Ferenczi is lying about the extravagant set of stories she had told them. Tommy finds himself demanding proof that she lied. Carl says that there are no such things that are half lion and half…

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    Conventional Meets Interesting Gryphons, or griffons, are mythological creatures with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. The new substitute teacher talks about these in the short story “Gryphon” written by Charles Baxter. This new substitute teacher comes in and disregards everything that the class had learned and done before that. Within the few days that she is there, she goes on to tell the class wild things about mythological creatures and angles that she claimed to…

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    Sam, it is. All we had to do was find a wizard to threaten to give us one. Sounds easy, right? Not when they have magic and all we have are our fists. Apparently, wizards have a website where they can meet other wizards and talk about spells and potions and meet up at each other’s evil lairs. We went on a website and found a wizard selling the last griffins feather left! Luckily, she lived pretty close to the hospital so we could walk to her lair. An hour later we found her lair and threatened…

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    Family Guy Characters

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    Family Guy is an animated comedy focusing on a dysfunctional nuclear family known as the Griffins. Peter is, in short, an idiot and the patriarch of the household. Lois, the mother of the family, is a stereotypical housewife with a wild side. Peter and Lois have three children named Meg, Chris, and Stewie. Meg is typically treated with a cold shoulder and is the black sheep of the family. Chris, much like his father, lacks common sense and dignity. Stewie is the youngest member of the family and…

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    Stereotypes In Family Guy

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    Stereotypes are a common occurrence in everyday life, but they show unreasonable expectations. It puts labels on a group of people according to their sex, race, religious views, or other facts. A group of people that is commonly stereotyped in the media today are Jews. When thinking of Jews, an individual may call to mind a few things, such as all Jews are obsessed with money, bad at sports, white, and have big noses. The television show on FOX called Family Guy does not help to contradict the…

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    Lois Griffin, Peter’s husband, is a typical American housewife that stays at home and raises the children. Brian Griffin is the intelligent family dog that knows how to speak English very well. Meg Griffin is the Griffin’s eldest child who receives little attention, and gets abused quite frequently. Chris Griffin is the Griffin’s middle child who gets picked on quite a bit at school. Stewie Griffin, a one-year-old prodigy, is the Griffin’s youngest child who wants to dominate the…

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    Family Guy Satire

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    The family includes Peter, Lois, Chris, Meg, Stewie, and Brian. Peter is the dad, head of the household, he's a bit on the slow side, loves beer, and is in love with TV. Lois is the wife and mother, she's always the one you would want to go to with your problems. Chris is the son, very slow and stupid. Meg is the daughter who just can't be noticed. Stewie, the baby is always looking for victory to be his. Brian is a man stuck in a dog's body who loves Lois and is trying to figure out why he's…

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    people make fun of others not which is very sad. They praise to the suffering and pain of others as well as in Family Guy. In this show, they make fun of religion and Jesus has been portrayed as a con man such as when he pretended to be a virgin to sleep with Lois or as a cocaine addict of how he really died, according to Stewie. This doesn’t know any respect to the people who are believers of God and of course it is going to transmit hatred among them. Herbert “the pervert” is such a…

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    Throughout history, the human species have not always been able to read or write. One thing humans have always understood are pictures. The cavemen painted on walls in order to document and tell the stories of their lives. In the more modern era, books, especially for children, are filled with pictures in order to help convey the ideas of the writer to all who read his books. This idea of pictures to help support book is shown very well in Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco’s book Days of Destruction…

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