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”...
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...
interpersonal relationships. Some, especially depth psychologists, also study the unconscious mind.
Psychological knowledge is applied to various spheres of human activity, including issues related to everyday life—such as family, education, and employment—and to the treatment of mental health problems....
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...
Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856, in Freiberg, Moravia. Sigmund was the first child of his twice-widowed father’s third marriage. His mother, Amalia Nathanson, was 19 years old when she married Jacob Freud, aged 39. Sigmund’s two stepbrothers from his father’s first marriage were...
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...
others theories. That is not the case with Wilhelm Wundt, William James, and Sigmund Freud. Freud was greatly influenced by both Wundt and James, and applied their knowledge, practices, and theories to his. I believe that Freud definitely took ideas from both Wilhelm Wundt, and William James. Wundt and James...
physician Sigmund Freud was the founder of the psychoanalytic school. He believed that a part of the human mind, the unconscious, contains thoughts, memories, and desires that lie outside personal awareness, yet still exert great influence, that a part of the human mind, the unconscious, contains thoughts...
Models of Psychopathology
Based upon functioning of structures in the brain
i.e. brain damage
rocket science. People are a product of their social and environmental surroundings, a theory claimed by Bandura, merely an extension of the great Freuds’ psychosexual theory, where he emphasized that a childs’ personality is formed by the ways his parents managed his sexual and aggressive drives. Erickson...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sigmund Freud was born Sigismund Freud in Freiberg, Moravia, now Pribor, Czech Republic, on 6th May 1856. He was born into a Jewish family although Freud himself was non-practicing. They moved to Vienna, Austria in 1860 where he began his education. (www.freudfile.org) When leaving school Freud studied...
Sigumand Freud and Nietzsche: Personalities and The Mind
There were two great minds in this century. One such mind was that of
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939). In the year 1923 he created a new view of the mind.
That view encompassed the idea we have split personalities and that each one
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...
related to classical antiquity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. In this respect his interests coincided with those of Warburg, the son of a wealthy family who had assembled an impressive library in Hamburg devoted to the study of the classical tradition in post-classical art and culture. Under Saxl's...
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...
street-smart guy who tried to instill both qualities in his boys. When Hyman was growing up in Russia it was a Penny to ride the train to and from school, families were very poor so many people were illiterate. This was not going to be Hyman’s fate, he knew that if he were to better his family he would...
Sigmund Freud was a major influence in the study of modern psychology and behavior in the twentieth century. Originally wanting to become a scientist, he was inspired by hypnotherapy to solve the unconscious causes of mental illnesses by studying psychoanalysis, the structure of the mind, psychosexual...
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...
from years, yet it is still questioned whether it is reliable.
Psychoanalytic perspective describes the how the unconscious mind helps mold personality. According to Sigmund Freud, this perspective thrives from early childhood experiences. Psychoanalytic perspective is beyond one’s control, because...
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...
“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...
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...
Complex which is used in Frank O’Connor’s short story title is a term
coined by Sigmund Freud to explain the origin of certain neuroses in childhood. It is defined
as a male child's unconscious desire for the exclusive love of his mother. Appearing between
the ages of three and five...
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...
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...
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...
1. What did Freud believe was at the root of personality?
It arises from a conflict between our aggressive, pleasure seeking biological impulses and our internalized social restraints against them.
2. What three components of the unconscious process did Freud propose, “battled” for control...
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...
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;...
Wood. United Kingdom: Longman, 2000)
Among the literary theories, psychoanalytic approach plays an important role with its relation to reader. We can start to talk about it by answering a question; what makes it so important in literary criticism? The answer lies within characteristic...
was treated by Breuer (a co-worker of Freud) for severe cough, paralysis of the extremities on the right side of her body, and disturbances of vision, hearing, and speech, as well as hallucination and loss of consciousness. She was diagnosed with hysteria. Freud implies that her illness was a result...
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...
Does rich guy want a poor girl?
It seems the fairy tale “Cinderella”, the beautiful classic story of rags to riches, has been turning girl’s heads all over the world. The girls are simply obsessed with the idea of being rich without doing anything and not even trying to. “And why? Any way one...
Freud claimed that all human beings are born with certain instincts, i.e. with a natural tendency to satisfy their biologically determined needs for food, shelter and warmth. The satisfaction of these needs is both practical and a source of pleasure which Freud refers to as "sexual"...
you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill."
Born May 6, 1856 Sigmund Freud is still the man known as the "father of psychoanalysis." Sigmund Freud and his influential work on his theories of the unconscious mind, mechanisms of repression, and creating the clinical method...
regain his political power.
Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist who explored the human mind more thoroughly than any other before him. His contributions to psychology are immense and he is commonly known as the founding father of psychoanalysis. Freud was one of the most influential people of...
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, 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...
When it comes to the field of counselling, Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud is deemed to be one the greatest psychologists and counsellors of the late 19th century to early 20th century (Cherry, 2012a, Cherry, 2012b; Kovel, 1991; McLeod, 2007; Michels, n.d.; Peterson, 2010; Psychology Today, 2012)...
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...
Near the end of his life, Sigmund Freud advanced the claim that psychology ought “to take its place as a natural science like any other,” and that “psychoanalysis is part of the mental science of psychology…Psychology, too, is a natural science. What else can it be?” (Freud 1953, 23: 158, 282). For many...
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...
A collage of motivation examples.
Types of theories and models
Monist and pluralistic motivational theories
Conscious and unconscious motivations
Psychological theories and models
Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
Push and pull
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...
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...
characteristics within a person that account for consistent patterns of behaviour. Aspects of personality may be observable or unobservable, and conscious or unconscious. However, if we are to look at the concept of the “personality disorder”, how and when can we classify ones personality to have a disorder? According...
reflected in knowing it's wrong, but thinking they could get away with it, not getting caught.
· Lack of love - Being raised in a dysfunctional family, or coming from a disadvantaged background, or feeling discriminated, none of it alone can cause crime. There are so many others in the world with...
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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, 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...
Does “Family Guy” have morals?
“Family Guy” is a very good show. It uses adjunct non-sequitur humor that can be picked up by any viewer. It is this type of schizophrenic style that has flooded the primetime airways. This show appears to have little to no moral fiber, but if you take a closer look...
to alter this fake science label. In the early beginnings of abnormal psychology, which date back as far as 1879. Psychology was often studied in relation to philosophy. Three primary areas of study emerged as the study of psychology evolved. It is said that each one is reflective of the time in which...
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...