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    part of the main hero or problem solver (1). The Simpsons have a higher population of men than women. Such observations imply that woman is underrepresented in Springfield. In the essay Gender Stereotypes in Children 's Television Cartoons, Kelly Eick says that “Female characters [are] featured much more often than their male counterparts in jobs that are traditionally tailored to a particular sex. Women were scientists, superheroes, judges and dog breeders, as well as take the traditional roles of mothers, wives, and housekeepers” (2). The predominance of men in successful occupation depicts the circumstance in which the show was created. Henry points out that “The Simpsons is a television show dominated by men: The show produced by Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, and Sam Simon, and it is revised by a host of male writers, directors, and animators” (104). The Simpsons are produced by men, which means that some of their perspectives on social issues are portrayed in the show. Perhaps, Homer’s frustration with Marge’s new jobs represents the…

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    Lorna Simpson is an American artist born August 13, 1960 in Brooklyn New York. Information about Lorna Simpson can be found in the textbook on pages 21-23. Information about Simpson was found on www.lsimpsonstudio.com, www.moma.org, and biography.com. Simpsons’ main work is photograph-and-text art. Simpsons’ Momentum was recently displayed at the Addison Gallery of American Art located in Andover, Massachusetts. Her art work on display from September 20, 2014- January 4, 2015. Another artwork of…

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    Lisa Simpson Qualities

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    To become the president of Springfield it takes allot of responsibility, and integrity. The people of our country are counting on the Future president to take a step up and make Spring Field the best and safest environment. They are expecting that he or she will speak up upon them to help make changes for the best. This is why i present to you, Lisa Simpson - one of the most well know and trust worthy. At her young age she has proven to be brilliant and one of the most passionate about the…

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    Carl Matheson is a professor and currently holding a chair in the philosophy department at the University of Manitoba. He writes in his essay, The Simpsons, Hyper-Irony, and the Meaning of Life, about how all comedy has a similar pattern of quotationalism and hyper-irony. He does this to inform the reader of the rise of pop-culture parodies, and how this has affected comedy in history. In Matheson’s essay, he argues that hyper-irony undercuts the moral agenda throughout the plot and the…

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    The Simpsons are often looked at as simply a comedy show but in reality the television program is so much more. The Simpsons have been around since 1989 and from the beginning of it’s conception the writers have been commenting on the world around them. The program started a revolution in the television world and has sparked many copy cat shows. The show can be considered one of the greatest show in the history of television. This not simply because it creates laughs on the surface but under the…

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    A movie entitled The Godfather is chosen as object in this analysis. Don Corleone as one of main character chosen as source data. Regarding utterance from Don Corleone this movie presents a numbered of presupposition in various context. Then relation between presupposition and context obtains a certain meaning of an utterance. As considering, statement from Stalnaker who said that context influences content, while content can creates a context because sometimes word that say has a function not…

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    The two movies provided an interesting backdrop of the life of two people who encountered and overcame adversity through the span of their lifetime. Their actions defined the significance of the outcome, influencing and molding the existence of the people in their environment. First, the movie, “Temple Grandin”, revealed a woman 's name Temple Grandin, unfortunately who suffers from a case of autism. The start of her childhood, she deals with constant harassment from her peers due to her…

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    This is proven throughout the movie of invictus directed by Clint Eastwood in 2009, starring Matt Damon, and Morgan Freeman(Invictus). This film starts out as Mandela becoming president, people not believing in him, and even himself doubting his abilities as president. But right from the start of the film he wants people to work together and be united. Though this may not come yet he still makes an effort that proves useful. Mandela sees the Springboks, the South African rugby team, as a…

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    Many people have an athlete that they look up to and that is their role model. Many of these people are children and teens so because of this people think that it is the sports teams responsibility to hold players to a higher standard for their personal conduct. It is the sports teams responsibility because of the power athletes can have in a society and the image of the team and the game they can create. Players should be held to a higher standard because since they are celebrities they have…

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    In the film Good Will Hunting, Will is a tough character with an incredible ability to solve extremely complex math theorems and equations. He ends up getting arrested for assault but, one of the professors that noticed his intelligence in math persuades the judge to release him from jail as long as he has weekly therapy sessions. Many psychologists turn him down and only see him as a waste of time but, Sean Maguire accepted the challenge. Sean finds an interest in Will because of his past and…

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