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    Analysis Of I Love Lucy

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    With a timeless ability to charm and limitless reach over the population, I Love Lucy retains America’s infatuation in its entertainment value and cultural critique even extending half a century later. With the show’s 1950s setting and outward adherence to some of the patriarchal ideology, contemporary perspectives reveal the unalienable legitimacy to the accusations of it reinforcing patriarchal norms and being degrading to women, although it did encourage bicultural living. But as this is a sitcom and sitcoms aren’t made to recreate our current society, but to fabricate a reality the audience can fall in love with, it carries greater potential to instead view I Love Lucy as a conveyance for Lucille “Lucy” Ball to challenge the post war, prefeminism…

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    I Love Lucy Research Paper

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    Sitcoms in particular have taken a role in molding and influencing the public. It has greatly impacted our society for decades now. From the air of I Love Lucy to our current Modern Family, the shows have influenced our American society. The perspectives taken into consideration are the following: cultural, historical and psychological. These lenses will debut the manner in which our country has been influenced by television sitcoms since the fifties until recent years. In the year 1951, on CBS…

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    I Love Lucy Analysis

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    I Love Lucy I Love Lucy have been able to stay on the air for half a century and entertain millions. It is a comedy series in the 1950's about a couple ,Lucy Ricardo and Ricky Ricardo, who are friends with Ethel and Fred the owner of the apartment building in New York City were they live. The show I Love Lucy has some funny jokes and is interesting to watch to see how life was like back then but a lot of the times the jokes aren't funny and the show pertays women and immature and childish and…

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    Stereotypes In I Love Lucy

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    Throughout the course of this semester, we have gone to great lengths in order to shift our perspective of France away from the preconceived notions we may have held when coming into this class. As evidenced by the clips we saw from the old television series, I Love Lucy, someone who reduces France into a set of stereotypes will find themselves hard-pressed to fully acclimate to their surroundings, and blend in with the culture. France is more than just the stereotypes people consolidate it as.…

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    I Love Lucy Show Analysis

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    When Watching I love Lucy and The Andy Griffin Show for the first time in almost twelve years I noticed many similarities and differences between the two. Some of the similarities in I Love Lucy and The Andy Griffin Show are that both were produced in the early 1950’s to 1960’s era, they were pictured in black and white put in production for family evening entertainment. Both Shows gave the viewers two families that have four main characters that aid in the comical life lessons which the show…

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    I Love Lucy Vs Seinfeld

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    Comparing and contrasting I Love Lucy (1951) with Seinfeld (1989) demonstrates that even as sitcoms evolve, they share the concepts of reflecting on the world around them, and the need for shows to make a profit. Both this evolution and consistency can be seen especially when considering the history of societal roles in the United States, commercialization of broadcasting, and censorship’s influence on writing. A scheming, American homemaker named Lucy, and a hot-tempered,…

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    Television shows have been a popular form of entertainment since they first aired in the early 1900s. As time has progressed, the values and norms presented in the shows have also progressed due to the changing time periods and political and social reform. Although gender roles in society, family dynamics, and pace of shows have changed drastically over the past 50 years in the television industry, the values and norms presented, from a bigger picture, are principally similar. One of the many…

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    could achieve her dream of becoming a famous actress. The entertainment industry was greatly impacted by the pioneer Lucille Ball through her achievements with her career, her famous show I Love Lucy, and her billion dollar Empire. It was hard for “The Queen of Comedy”, (http://www.people.com/people/archive/article /020120220, 00.html) Lucille Ball, to get to the success that I Love Lucy gave her. She had dreamed of becoming a famous actress since the age of 12. She attended the John Murray…

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    Essay On Lucille

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    In the early 1930s Lucille moved to Hollywood to seek more acting opportunities, and soon started receiving extra roles in commercials and popular films. In 1940 while filming one of her movies titled Dance, Girl, Dance, she was introduced to the popular Cuban Bandleader named Desi Arnaz, and the two soon fell in love and married (Higham, 1986). Lucille Ball was a determined and hardworking woman, who was strong willed and never let anything stop her from fulfilling her dreams. Despite the…

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    My Oma Research Paper

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    literacy take me back to the times I had with my grandmother. I should begin by stating she is not grandma, she is now and forever will be my Oma. As a little girl when my parents were at work, I would spend my days at my grandparents, and in particular with my Oma. I loved it at my grandparents as a child, and I still love being there to this day; it is like my second home. My grandparents live in a house they built on a lake in White Pigeon, Michigan. Every summer I would spend hours going on…

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