"The Simpsons": A Family Analysis Analytical Essay by cee-cee

"The Simpsons": A Family Analysis
An analysis of the Simpson family in Matt Groening's animated show "The Simpsons".
# 111064 | 1,195 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Jan 06, 2009 in Film (Television) , Child, Youth Issues (Family Issues)

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The paper discusses Matt Groening's show, "The Simpsons', which offers a a comedic look into American suburban family life. The paper examines how the show satirizes American suburbia and American family life by revealing truths about how American families function. The paper further looks at how "The Simpsons" addresses issues related to gender roles in the family as well as how the family deals with crises, marriage childcare and housekeeping. The paper analyzes the main members of the family, namely Homer, Marge and Bart.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "The Factbook: Eye-Opening Memos on Everything Family." Retrieved Feb 26, 2008 from http://www.pobronson.com/factbook/pages/44.html
  • Peterson, Rick and Green, Stephen. "Families First-Keys to Successful Family Functioning: Family Roles." Virginia Cooperative Extension. June 1999. Retrieved Feb 26, 2008 from http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/family/350-093/350-093.html
  • "Stage." Developmental Theories. Retrieved Feb 26, 2008 from http://www.nursing.twsu.edu/advhealth/lesson/8/additional8.htm

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