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...
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...
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...
“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”...
Models of Psychopathology
Based upon functioning of structures in the brain
i.e. brain damage
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...
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...
Draft 2 of Paper 1
Family Guy: The Great Debate
“It seems today, all you see, is violence and sex on TV.” We’ve all heard that line that comes at the opening of Family Guy. The popular satire show that divides opinion, even among people who seem to like the same things. Some call it...
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...
disorders. Each of the chapters deals with mental illness in one form or another. In chapter 15, The Ethics of Psychiatry, Szasz discusses the object relations and game-playing model of human behavior, psychoanalysis and ethics, and finally psychiatry as a social action.
Szasz begins by introducing...
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...
as Marcos Aguinis tells us, established fantasy as "the fourth stroke of genius that he [Freud] inflicted on the stuffy academics of the time," the first three being "his studies of dreams, parapraxes, and jokes." The paper is bifurcated in that it stands at or near the headwater of two great streams...
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...
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...
IS POP CULTURE GOOD FOR YOU? 46 STEVEN JOHNSON, Watching TV Makes You Smarter 46 DANA STEVENS, Thinking Outside the Idiot Box 49 ANTONIA PEACOCKE, Family Guy and Freud 51 MALCOLM GLADWELL, Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted 53 DENNIS BARON, Reforming Egypt in 140 Characters? 56 DAVID...
from my journals .
Innitially I was sceptical about Freud, I did not like his psycho-sexual viewpoint as I believe there are more valid interpretations. However, I can identify with his theory about how the mind works with regard to the unconscious, the Id serves as a reservoir of primitive instincts...
counselling psychology Sem B Student no U1140331
Using examples, critically discuss the proposed goals for the process of counselling in relation to the
psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural approaches to counselling psychology.
Counselling was invented in the twentieth-century. We...
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...
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 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...
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 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...
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...
disruptions of social narratives reveals aspects of the relationship between the unconscious social identity theories specifically because it is explicitly played off for laughs amongst the wide culture of broadcast television (Freud 163). The ubiquity of Bugs Bunny’s disruption within the ‘tooniverse’ even...
“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...
mind or sprit and the physical universe. It is a study of the individual, his abilities and his experience, as from his point of view. In the words of Freud over a century ago, "I may use the name of metapsychology for any psychology that leads behind consciousness,"
The purpose of writing this essay...
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To Jacques Barzun
Reality in America 3
Sherwood Anderson 22
Freud and Literature 34
The Princess Casamassima 58
The Function of the Little Magazine 93
Huckleberry Finn 104
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...