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    John Simpson Kirkpatrick

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    John Simpson Kirkpatrick, was born on 6th of July 1892, in England. His parents Robert and Sarah, raised three daughters and one son. His job was to provide Donkey rides for children and to take care of the donkeys. He would look after the Donkeys from 7:30am till 9pm and then ride one for two miles to get back to his house. In 1909, Robert Kirkpatrick passed away when John Simpson was seventeen years old. He then took on his dad’s job as a merchant marine, this job lured Simpson into Australia. His role included being a cane cutter, ship’s hand and a coalminer. John Simpson, enlisted to become a soldier for WW1. Simpson changed his surname from Kirkpatrick to Simpson due to merchant marines not being accepted into the army. He joined the…

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    promoting and glorifying war. For most men this would be the only chance they could go overseas and explore new places. They also reassured the Australians that the war would end in Christmas but unfortunately it lasted an extra 3 years. During these 3 years the true horrors and trepidation were divulged but it was too late. Most men already decided to enlist for the reason of adventure. “I would not have joined this contingent if I had known they were not going to England. I would have taken…

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    Paranoia Agent Case Study

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    10. Paranoia Agent (2004) Satoshi Kon was so content with his cooperation with Madhouse that immediately after the end of producing Tokyo Godfathers, he proposed to shoot a TV anime series. The script would be based upon a few of his concepts, which he had not used before, as much as upon newspapers' headlines, particularly their crime and social ones. The leadership of the company accepted, thus initiating the creation of the 13 episodes of Paranoia Agent. A series of attacks occur in Tokyo,…

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    chosen for this essay is “The Simpsons”. This cartoon has become a household name and a cultural phenomenon across the world. It is the longest running series in American history and has been so popular because the writers have blended together different forms of wit and humour to appeal to all types of people of all ages. The satirical humour and political neutrality makes the text so relatable…

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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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    The head of the family was Gomez Addams played by John Astin, his wife Morticia was played by Carolyn Jones. The rest of their family consisted of Ted Cassidy as their butler Lurch, Jackie Coogan as Uncle Fester, Lisa Loring as daughter Wednesday Addams and Ken Weatherwax as son Pugsley . There was also a detached hand, known as Thing and a very hairy creature known as cousin Itt (Felix Silla). The Addams family were somewhat wealthly and are good hearted people even though people often try to…

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    Shameless Research Paper

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    The popular Showtime TV show Shameless is a dysfunction portrayal of a family living in Southside Chicago. This show has just about every dysfunctional family aspect you can imagine and it does a good job of correlating real life situations. The parents in the show, Frank and Monica Gallager, are two lowlife junkies that raised a family. Each child they created what made on Different drugs. Fiona was conceived while they were on acid, Phillip (Lip) was conceived while on mushrooms, Ian was…

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    In recent discussions of Family Guy, a controversial issue has been whether people should or should not watch the television show. On the one hand, some argue that Family Guy is pure entertainment and that nothing is inappropriate with the show. From this perspective, I find it completely absurd that people actually find it acceptable to engage with such a vulgar show. On the other hand; however, others argue that it is a cruel show that incorporate crude humorless jokes. In the words of…

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    Family Guy Satire

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    Who says that’s cartoons aren’t allowed to use profanity and make fun of today’s society? Family guy awakens the subconscious and make the conscious aware. Family guy may have some rated R episodes and jokes but if you look at the show at a deeper perspective than just a face value, you will see the insightful meaning. Based on Peacocke’s article I would recommend young adults and adults to watch the show Family guy. Peacocke talks about her own struggle with the shows seemingly…

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    In 2009, a show that would change the teenage tv show genre aired its pilot. Glee the first of its genre and the first of many other shows to come. Teenagers in the twenty-first century took a huge liking to shows that were either dramatic or comedic. Musical movies were making a boom in Hollywood. With this in mind, Ryan Murphy created a teenage musical dramedy (drama, comedy) that succeeded more than what colleagues had expected of the show. Glee took these three genres and combined them,…

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