19 March 2015
To Watch or Not Watch Family Guy
In recent discussions of the show Family Guy, a controversial issue has been whether it should be watched or not. Family Guy is a television show that has been on air for over a dozen seasons, but it has been criticized greatly over the...
Assignment 1, Draft 1
January 18, 2013
Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious
In Antonia Peacocke article “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious,” she discuses the show created by Seth MacFarlane, stating how she loves...
Academic Writing and Research I
24 September 2013
Family Guy and Freud
In the article, “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious”, Antonia Peacocke discusses the struggles that the television series has dealt with ever since it was first...
28 October 2012
A Critique of Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious
As Antonia Peacocke quotes in her essay, “The show Family Guy is one of the first in history that has been canceled not just once, but twice” (300-301). The show...
series, Family Guy, everyone does. A person either loves the series or absolutely hates it. Antonia Peacocke voiced her opinion on the hit series in her article, Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious. At first she was just another addition to the other Family Guy haters, but...
Sigmund Freud was born on May 6th 1856 in Freiberg, Moravia, which is now in Czech Republic. He is the eldest of eight children born to Jacob and Amalie Freud. Because of the anti-semetic riots who were ragging in Freiberg , Freud's father, who was a wool merchant, lost his business and the whole family...
Sigmund Freud developed many innovative ideas that developed the accepted standard for contemporary psychiatric therapy which students of psychology can learn from, and his ideas spread from daily living to the medical fields. His studies in areas such as unconsciousness, dreams, sexuality, the Oedipus...
Sigmund Freud, born in Freiberg, Moravia on May 6, 1856, is one of the most prominent psychologists in the field of psychoanalysis. His father, Jacob Freud, was a wool merchant but an unfortunate economic crisis caused his business to fail and made the family to move to Vienna, Leopoldstadt in 1859 where...
Freud and Jung
Both Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung are famous Psychoanalysis with unique approaches to personality. At one point they shared many of the same theories and had a deep friendship. In fact, Jung was to be heir to Freud's position as president of the International Psychoanalytic Association...
In the essay," Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious", the author, Antonia Peacoke, uses the main idea of Freud's Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious, specific choice of words, and clear evidence to clearly show the true meaning and reality of the very controversial...
11 October 2013
Family Guy is Smart
In discussions of television viewing, a controversial issue is whether a viewer’s intelligence is benefiting from television shows. Steven Johnson, in his article, “Watching TV Makes You Smarter,” argues that television has nutritional value. He believes...
and after the week has passed see if anyone has become any less intelligent.
In an essay by Antonia Peacocke named “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and their relation to the unconscious”. She make the opening arugumant that most people probably don’t think of famous 20th century psychologist while...
Family Guy and Freud
Although many viewers jump to harsh conclusions about certain programs, they simply may need to open their minds to see the important messages being shared. Antonia Peacocke, author of “Family Guy and Freud”, was once turned off by the humor that is Family Guy. It’s likely that...
“Family Guy and Freud”
Satire is the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. “Family Guy” portrays carnivalesque imagery such as those seen in “South Park”...
Question: What would you say has been Freud’s greatest contribution to our understanding of ourselves and our world?
Loved or loathed, Sigmund Freud, perhaps more than any other explorer of the psyche, has shaped our thinking on the mind in the 20th century. We see this in the way his ideas have...
work renders his theories as lacking in a solid argumentative stance.
There is often questions concerning the validity of Freudian theories. Freud constructs elaborate theories that seem to explain everything, yet are constantly wanting in rigorous foundations. Instead of focusing on whether Freud’s...
society, where are we getting all of our information from? The media has come to play a vital role in our lives through hit television shows such as Family Guy and The Daily Show that involve much satire. The use of media proves to influence our everyday lives in many positive aspects. By allowing the shows...
LENGTH: 1000 words
For your argumentative essay, you will use the readings in They Say, I Say, Chapter 14 entitled “Are 24, Family Guy, and Grand Theft Auto Actually Good for You?” We have already used some of the readings in this chapter for the Annotated Bibliography, and we will...
Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856 in Freiberg, Moravia, which is now Czech Republic. (about.com) Freud’s father was married 3 times, Freud being the first child of the third marriage. Freud’s mother, Amalia Nathanson, married Jacob Freud when she nineteen years old and he was thirty-nine. Freud had...
Peacocke, Antonia. “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious.” They Say / I Say With Readings. Ed. Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, Russel Durst. New York: Norton, 2012. 299-311. Print.
Antonia Peacocke describes the difficulty that the television show “Family Guy” has...
Sigmund Freud was one of the trailblazers of modern-day psychology. As the originator of Psychoanalysis, Freud distinguished himself as an intellectual giant. He pioneered new techniques for understanding human behavior, and his efforts resulted in the most comprehensive theory of personality and psychotherapy...
everything on TV.
Peacocke, Antonia. “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious.”They Say I say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing.Eds. Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, and Russel Durst.New York: Norton, 2009. 257-266. Print.
According to Peacocke, Family Guy is not as offensive...
Peacocke, Anotnia. “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to The Unconscious.” “They Say/I Say” The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings. Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein, and Russel Durst. New York: Norton, 2012. 299-311. Print.
Antonia Peacocke explains in “Family Guy and...
Me Know argue that social media and technology are creating negative effects on teenagers and society as a whole. Meanwhile Antonia Peacocke ‘s piece Family Guy and Freud… coupled with Amy Goldwasser What’s the Matter with Kids Today both argue that technology and controversial television shows are good...
like I just wasted a whole weekend.
Watching some shows can make a joke out of something and at the same time make a point about our society. Antonia Peacocke in her essay “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious” gives an example how Americans are willing to follow the instructions...
Televisions Affect on People
According to studies, statistics show that the average American family spends 5 and a half hours watching television. This shows the affect that television can have on viewers. It has been argued if television can affect the viewers learning development. In this paper...
Sigmund Freud who was originally born Sigismund Shlomo Freud was born on May 6, 1856. He was the first of their eight children and owing to his precocious intellect, his parents favored him over his siblings from the early stages of his childhood;...
“Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious”
Comprehension Questions and Vocabulary Check (p. 311, TSIS)
1. How would you characterize Antonia Peacocke’s argument about the television cartoon Family Guy? What does she like about the show? What doesn’t she like? What would...
along with how Graff feels street smarts can benefit an intellectual goal.
Antonia Peacocke mentions how the show Family Guy "intentionally satirizes some aspects of American culture," in her writing Family Guy and Freud. Graff would identify with this as some street smart humor being used in a more intellectual...
facts about the American society. Jason Zinger writer of “The Good, The Bad, and The Daily Show” and Antonia Peacocke writer of “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and their relation to the unconscious” both maintain the same view of how harsh comedy is used in both shows. They differ entirely in their portrayal...