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...
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...
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 she eventually came around and saw the humor after the hard to swallow punch lines. “Family Guy does not aim to hurt...
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...
. “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 as people believe it to be...
social issues. According to Peacocke, “[Seth] MacFarlane [the show’s creator] and company seem to do the reverse [of The Simpsons]. Trusting their viewers’ ability to analyze what they are watching, the creators of Family Guy point out the weaknesses and defect of U.S. Society in a mocking and...
the article “Family Guy and Freud Jokes and their relation to the Unconscious” (2012). Antonia Peacocke explains that every show has some education purpose, these animated cartoons show “some aspects of American culture” (p.303). Now network performs this by making jokes and making it entertaining...
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 of how the shows comedy is conducted to characterize the...
repressed because they aroused conflict. To the degree that unconscious wishes are unacceptable, they still afford gratification as they make their way to the surface in a variety of forms, including daydreams, dreams, symptoms, and many other derivatives.
Freud, however, considered ways to...
believes that the cognitive ability of viewers has increased over years as television shows combined multiple story lines into single episodes. In Antonia Peacocke’s article, “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious,” she makes a similar point. While she describes the goal...
Simpson: Prince of Irreverence,” 241-56
Antonia Peacocke, “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious,” 257-69
Sherry Turkle, “Can You Hear Me Now?” 270-81
Roz Chast, “The I.M.s of Romeo and Juliet,” 282-3
Naomi Rockler-Gladen, “Me Against the Media: From the Trenches of a...
from several television shows and series that may be affecting our brain activity. He makes many good persuasive points in his argument that TV isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but too much of anything is never a good thing.
Peacocke, Antonia. “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the...
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...
, Sigmund. "The Mechanism of Pleasure and the Psychogenesis of Jokes." Trans. James Strachey. Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious. By Freud. Trans. James Strachey. N.p.: W. W. Norton & Company, 1989. 143-70. Print.
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. "The Signifying Monkey and the Language of...
appreciate what is hilarious in fiction (308).” Everyone will see the show in different ways, it’s your own perspective. Take it how the show comes off to be.
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Peacocke Antonia. “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious.” They Say /I Say With Readings. Second Edition. Gerald Graff, Cathy Birkenstein and Russell Durst. New York: W. W Norton & Company, 2012. 277-294. Print
hostile, jealous, or egotistic causes.
Just one year after publishing his book on psychopathology in everyday situations, Freud published "Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious". In this book, Freud compared jokes to dreams in the sense that like dreams, jokes had a double-sided meaning...
the drawings were as a therapeutic tool.
After Freud and Jung, several other scholars have applied psychoanalytic theory to art. Jacques Lacan's The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis is one of the most influential text concerning the unconscious gaze. Another well-known scholar is...
the unconscious the nature of that wish can be discovered thanks to the free association method. A parapraxis is a slip of the tongue Freud called this a Freudian slip and believed these were clues to unconscious conflicts. He was also interested in the jokes his clients told
might also redefine what he means by “smarter,” arguing that her use of the term is different from his. Students may see other possible responses to Stevens’s objections.
“Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious” [p. 299] Antonia Peacocke In “Family Guy and Freud...
The last section, dealing with psychiatry as a social action, begins from the conflicting viewpoints held by Freud and Adler. Freud maintained human relations should not be equal and the moral elite should govern the masses. His beliefs associate with paternalism. Adler held...
watched. The debate will never be over, but viewers can become smarter about what to watch and why.
Johnson, S. (2012). Watching TV makes you smarter. They Say, I Say (277-294). New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Peacocke, A. (2012). Family guy & Freud: Jokes...
“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...
§ Freud speculated that repression occurred when anxiety gets out of control.
§ Protect, operate unconsciously and distort reality
§ Examples of repression?
§ Psychodynamic therapy
Help patients achieve insight into unconscious processes
revolution. I can guarantee that Turkle uses some sort of technology that she complains about. Without technology the world would not be in the same place it is today. Technology pushes us to reach out and explore the world and our minds around us.
In Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation...
people ignore its shortcomings, or do other people merely act too sensitive when it comes to this show.
In the story Family Guy and the Freud, Antonia Peacocke, gives a through take on the show and on her views about the show. She was initially turned off by the humor that is Family Guy. It’s likely...
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 slouching in front of the television after a long day. She notes that whether youre watching Living with Lohan or...
maybe without even knowing it. His approach to learning could help many people look at their interests in new ways and ultimately help them with their educational goals as well.
Peacocke, Antonia. "Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and their relation to the unconscious." They Say I Say. Comp...
demonstrated the uncanny power of the unconscious mind in motivating human behaviour but also how the dynamics of destructive family relationships and the denial of self realization impacted her behaviour.
For me, the book highlighted the importance of the early human need to maintain close contact with...
denounce and ridicule sexism during the 1950’s rather than condone it (Peacocke, 305) has caused many to overlook the history aspect and focus on the offensive joke. Many are unable to think more logically and open-minded about television shows such as Family Guy, which creates a bad name for...
Freud, in his psycho-sexual development stages and which set a series of conflicts between the child and its environment are oral, anal, phallic and latency stages.
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Psychodynamic counselling emphasises the importance of the unconscious. Corsini et al (2011) shows us that the...