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  • Political Economy In 'Much Apu About Nothing And' The Simpsons

    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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  • The Simpsons, Hyper-Irony, And The Meaning Of Life

    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 development of the characters. He does this by using examples from The Simpsons, writing in an explanatory tone, and…

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  • The Simpsons Influence On American Culture

    The Simpsons is one of the longest running and most popular television (T.V.) shows in the history of television. As a result, the show has had a lasting affect on American culture reaching down to even some of the words we use today. These influences are a direct result of the show’s many characters relatability and the way in which they are presented. It’s place in popular culture, an icon of American life, make it a standpoint for the way in which Americans live. No doubt its use of satire to…

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  • Paranoia Agent Case Study

    when the lack of cohesion in the script is quite evident. It is the kind of oneiric cinema that appears in Wim Wenders' and Wong Kar Wai's films, which is perceived with senses rather than logic. Kon's evident exuberance results in aesthetics' extravaganza, whose unfathomable imaginativeness, surrealistic drawing, grotesque iconography and technical superiority created new horizons for a genre that seemed not to have any more to present, at the time. Paprica was Satoshi Kon's Magnum Opus. Sony…

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  • The Differences Of Dee And Maggie's Values In The Quilts

    Family members share much of the same things in life. Children are born to the same mother, raised in the same house, and experience many of the same hardships. Dee and Maggie were born to a poor life that was filled with hardship. And, as they grew older their experiences led them down separate paths with separate mindsets. Dee and Maggie lived in a home that a was no better than a shack and had a hardened mother who worked through hard labor to provide. Although they were raised under the same…

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  • Sitcom Will And Grace Satire Analysis

    Satirical Anti-Trump Representation in the Sitcom Will and Grace Mini Episode and Season 9 Episode 1 As the TV satire become popular in the 21st century, humor is utilized to problematize phenomenon in humans’ lives (Gray et al.: 2009). Will and Grace is one of great American sitcoms using elements of satire to make the audience laugh. Having a unique storyline of friendship between a gay lawyer, Will, and a straight architect named Grace captivated the audience attention among mainstream…

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  • Personal Reflection On Stereotypes In The Classroom

    When I saw the directions of this assignment I immediately knew what I was going to observe. I decided to do a group from my high school the complete opposite of me. I am a person that has never been to watch a play in a theatre. This has not seemed to interest me ever. I am a student athlete that loves to play and watch most sports. So to me, I have always felt like athletics are so much harder than putting on a play. This is an assumption I have taken that I wanted to test and see if it was…

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  • Make Your Home Among Strangers Analysis

    In The Deportation of Wopper Barraza by Maceo Montoya, the author tells a story about Wopper Barraza, who is suddenly forced to live in a culture where he has no prior experience. In Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet, the author describes how the main character, Lizet, enters a strange new setting, and goes through self growth, as a result of the waning absence of her family. The two stories coincide due to their common theme of leaving home and trying to make it without…

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  • Leave It To Beaver: Character Analysis: Leave It To Beaver

    The iconic TV show "Leave It to Beaver" broke TV records and stole the hearts of millions of Americans with its depiction of the ideal suburban family of the 1950s. Its loyal viewership guaranteed it a run of six seasons and movie spinoffs. What made "Leave It to Beaver" such a good TV comedy was its witty dialogue, comical situations, and relatable characters. One of the things that made "Leave It to Beaver" such a good comedy of its time is the witty and well written dialogue. We see…

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  • Fawlty Tower's Language Analysis

    Paragraph 1 Fawlty tower’s is a famous British television sitcom that invokes several different types of satirical and sarcastic types of humour. Thanks to the use of this humour the t.v. series was slowly gaining popularity and became known as one of the ‘’greats’’. Fawlty tower’s has been around for over fifty years, but back when the series was still irrelevant it was listed as the number one British and thanks to this the series is noted as a legend. The show also includes a questionable…

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