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    At the beginning of last semester, I started watching Shameless. Shameless, created by Paul Abbott and developed by John Wells, stars William Macy and Emmy Rossum. The series is successfully able to interpolate its audience and is successfully able to relate to people. The series focuses on many issues within the Gallagher family and messages can easily be perceived through interpolation, cultural analysis, queer analysis, rhetoric and Stuart Hall’s Encoding and Decoding essay. The “Just as the Pilgrims Intended” episode brings out a lot of these theories. The goal of this analysis is ultimately to inform readers that the media they are witnesses to everyday appear symbolically in their everyday lives. Although a lot of the situations the Gallagher’s…

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    Stigma In Shameless

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    Shameless is characterized by lacking any sense of shame. The Showtime television series, Shameless, is a reoccurring accurate depiction of this very word. The American television series is a remake of the hit British comedy also named “Shameless”, produced in Los Angeles of the city of Chicago. The television show has a provocative yet compelling storyline. The television series depicts the dysfunctional family of Frank Gallagher. Frank is a single father of six children. He spends his days…

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    Shameless Love

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    Yeah, they should get at least one gay person to write or get it through that they need more explicit gay scenes. That would be funny if the guys actually got hard even though they say they’re straight. Cause if it’s very intense and sexual you never know it might do something for them. QAF definitely focuses on relationships and gay men while Shameless is a bunch of parallels - to the other characters story -, marriages, and babies. Like how Liam got into Fiona’s coke and went to jail while Ian…

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    Addiction In Shameless

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    It has become a trend for screenwriters and movie producers to incorporate mental disorders throughout their works, whether it be for entertainment, thrill, or just to show society that their lives are not as screwed up as others. Coming across a movie or show with that incorporation is not a hard find; in fact, the majority of top cinematic works include some type of mental disorder. Some works, make the disorder apparent from the get-go, while others may make the viewer unaware until a turning…

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    The Show Shameless is about a family that lives in Chicago, and the father of six kids is a constant drunk, looking for his next drink or drugs. After Liam, the youngest of the kids was born, their mother, Monica Gallagher ran off leaving the kids in Frank Gallagher’s position, the father. But with him being constantly drunk and or even high, the eldest of the kids, Fiona Gallagher is pushed into being a parent for the kids so they are not put into foster care. Over the course of the show, the…

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    Folklore are beliefs and ideas that are constantly changing throughout television or any source of media because Shameless was created by Paul Abbott, it is a comedy-drama remake based on the British series. The show centers on a dysfunctional family which consists of six siblings of Chicago, Illinois who struggle with their alcoholic father and estranged mother. Although many reality television shows exist to follow standard entertainment, Shameless can be argued as a modern folklore. The show,…

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    Shameless: Media Analysis

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    The media text that I will be analyzing for my Media Analysis paper is an episode of Shameless. I thought an episode of Shameless would be a good media text for my paper because of the different themes that are portrayed in the show. Shameless is based on a family of six children whose parents are absent. The father, Frank, is an alcoholic and the mother, Monica, left her children and never came back. The oldest sister, Fiona, is in charge and responsible for all her brothers and sister. The…

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    Shameless Recently, Shameless has become one of my favorite series on Netflix. Netflix offers many other series, but Shameless in my opinion is the best. Shameless never fails to entertain. There are always exciting and emotional events that take place. I feel as of people can relate to situations in the series. Shameless is an awesome drama because it has dramatic characters, can be provocative at times, and is often thrilling. One reason why Shameless has dramatic characters, is to keep…

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    lla Rutkowski As ShowTime’s Shameless showrunner John Wells mentions, “We have a comedic tradition of making fun of the people in those worlds. The reality is that these people aren’t ‘the other’ - they’re people who live four blocks down from you and two blocks over” (Rochlin, 2010). This comedy drama TV series takes place in Southside Chicago depicting a flawed family of Frank Gallagher, an alcoholic, drug addict, and crime committing father of six and a bipolar wife. While Frank selfishlessly…

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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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