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    In cartoon “Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare” it is shown that Maggie is dropped off for day care. When she first enters the daycare it seems very secure and technologically advanced. Maggie whom seems like a young child goes through a security screening as if she was in an airport. She takes her bow and pacifier out and enters the detector. Followed by going through the detector she then passes through to see if there are lice in her hair. The last test she goes through determines her intelligence. Once her intelligence is established she is placed accordingly. However, because she was labeled as not intelligent she went passed the gifted room that included instruments, colors, computers, and a variety of toys, to a room called nothing special where the room is dull and the children have no toys and are basically doing whatever they want. In this room there is a lot of compelling signs that reinforce failure or being “dumb”. Throughout the rest of the cartoon show Maggie is bullied around by a kid who tries to suck the fun out of the things that Maggie finds intriguing such as learning about butterflies. When Maggie finds a caterpillar and later learns that it turns into a butterfly and may not have a chance to live because her classmate kills all of the…

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    Fight Club Case Study

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    Maggie was a key player because she gave Jim Barton, her boyfriend, moral support when trying to solve problems. Additionally she assisted him by setting up lunch dates with people in the IT industry and also gave him a good idea by contacting clients about how the IT performance level for them, as he is the new CIO not as loan operator. 2. The Kid was a key player as well by giving Jim Barton an opening lesson figuring out what he can do as new CIO at the Bar. Furthermore taught…

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    Nuclear Family Sociology

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    establishment of gender norms as social practices. According to Haralovich “The relationship of television programming to the social formation is crucial to an understanding of television as a social practice” (70). Television is influential to society and imposes social norms. The opening of the Simpsons criticizes the influence of television by illustrating the family gathering to watch tv. As a result, the Simpsons portray rigid gender roles. In the book The Simpsons, Satire, and American…

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    Family Guy Stereotypes

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    be a good or a bad thing. The feeling that you belong in something can be fulfilling. In this assignment we will explore different types of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. I have chosen three TV shows: Family Guy, Simpsons, and The Cleveland Show. I have chosen animation TV shows because I have three small children and they love to watch these shows. Family Guy first aired in 2002 it is an adult animated sitcom. Created by Seth MacFarlane. The show is a family consisting of the…

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    entertained my older brother and parents. I specifically remember watching the show South Park. “Oh how dumb,” I would say to my self and I could not understand how adults could find these mean animated characters so funny. At some point it even bothered me and I did not find the show funny but rather insulting. I would also watch The Simpsons but oddly enough I only found some episodes interesting. Sometimes I didn’t understand the language and I wondered why my older brother was still into…

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    Mr Burns In The Simpsons

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    This episode is definitely the most favorite episode from The Simpsons that I’ve watched since it tackled a character that I absolutely fascinated about, Mr. Burns. At the beginning of the episode, we saw Mr. Burns’ character a lot as he were dreaming about his past where he left his life of poverty (and his beloved bear, BoBo) to go off and live the life of a luxury with a heartless millionaire. The first scene of him agrees to leave his own family without any hesitation and choose to live with…

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    Deception Can Ruin You (An Analysis on Macbeth) “Actions speak louder than words and in the tragedy Macbeth, the actions of the central characters are screaming” (Drake). “Macbeth” is a tragic play produced by the well-known playwright William Shakespeare. This play began to spark multiple controversies over Shakespeare’s work. In 1606, this play was officially showed, and Shakespeare made some brave decisions regarding the scenes involved in the play. Although this is a well-known play, only…

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    The Effects of The Simpsons Sitcom on Humanity The Simpsons sitcom has been the longest running leading animated series with over twenty-seven seasons in 2015 and counting. Not only does The Simpsons have just about fifteen million fans in America, but the sitcom is also viewed by nearly sixty million people across the globe. Yet, The Simpsons did not start out with popularity and acceptance. With the first airing of The Simpsons in 1989 by the FOX network, the show was immediately criticized…

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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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    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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