Bart Simpson Essays

  • Bart Simpsons Behavior

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    One day, Bart Simpson pushes Lisa to her limit. Their parents Marge and Homer go away for the weekend to a retreat and leave Bart in charge. Bart continues to torment and bug Lisa to no end. After reading a book at the library, Lisa puts the perfect plan together to train Bart. Their parent will be gone for three days, the weekend went as follows: Social Learning Early Friday morning, Lisa awoke with her plan in her hand. She would officially end Bart's behavior. She started with the concept of Social

  • Zen Buddhism and Bart Simpson?

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    Zen Buddhism and Bart Simpson? Professor’s comment: The following essay is only one of a series of mind-bending ones that Rob wrote for my class, essays that demonstrated not just a quirky sense of humor but also a razor-sharp intellect and distinctive voice. This particular essay was written in response to an assignment asking students to explain a concept. From the first line of this essay, I knew I was on to something special: how many people would choose to explain an element of Zen Buddhism

  • I Was a Tomboy

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    I was a tomboy. Not a tomboy in the sense that most people think of one, but in the way that all adventurous, curious little girls are. I played kick ball at recess. I wore Bart Simpson sweatshirts. I played Indians. I went fishing. Somewhere along the way, I've lost some of that tomboy in me. It's interesting that when changes come in my life, although the change has probably been brewing for some time, there is usually one event that seems to mark that change. So when I look back, I think of the

  • The Success of The Simpsons

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    The Success of The Simpsons In recent years, a certain animated sitcom has caught the public’s attention, evoking reactions that are both favourable and unfavourable, but hardly ever apathetic. As a brilliant, socially aware satire, Matt Groening’s ‘The Simpson’s’ has effectively stirred different emotions from different factions of the culturally deadened American populace and for this alone, it should be recognised as quality programming. The Simpsons is a brutal satire of our society

  • Archetypes In King Lear

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    different styles subdivided into many cultures. The trickster archetype, like all the other archetypes, has been changed back and forth for thousands and thousands of years dating back to the Indians and their tales about the fox to the modern times of Bart Simpson. In order to understand the virtues of tricksters, we have to know what it’s like to be tricked or to have tricked by someone you know. When you have experienced that, it is easy to get the concept.

  • The Simpsons and Good Values

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    As of 2003, The Simpsons is the longest running prime time animated series with fourteen seasons and counting. Not only does The Simpsons have almost fifteen million fans in America, but the show is watched by almost sixty million people across the globe. The show has created a billion dollar industry through sales of toys, books, clothing, and videos. Nielsen Media Research (NMR) has consistently rated every season of The Simpsons within the top thirty among prime time television programs of

  • Humorous Characters In Tv Show

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    Have you ever been so into a TV show that you are totally unaware of what is going on around you? This is because the shows that you are watching share the same qualities such as drama, heartwarming moments, and a humorous character. Just like Joey in Friends, or Michael Scott in The Office, they are always the humorous character's who are reckless with everything they do. A humorous character is only one of the things that make a TV show entertaining, without drama and heartwarming moments a TV

  • Does Homer Know Best?

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    Sitcoms like The Simpsons, are used to show that the traditional family is not what it is played out to be on other shows like Father Knows Best, The Jetsons and Leave it to Beaver. The Simpsons challenges and upholds the traditional sitcom while representing the American nuclear family as a unique and lovable family. Like most shows that come out of Hollywood, The Simpsons is pro-Democrat and against Republican views. This show suggests that not following the traditional family roles will you give

  • Comparing The Simpsons and Aristophanes' Clouds

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    Tomorrow on the Simpsons, Homer will discover that Bart has stolen his credit card and charged $10,000 worth of "Itchy and Scratchy" merchandise. Having no hope for paying off this debt, Homer decides to go to law school because he cannot afford to hire a bankruptcy lawyer. The famous lawyer, who teaches classes, sends a crestfallen Homer home to retrieve his son, for Homer is much too thick-headed to possibly learn the ways of the courts. As Bart graduates from law school, he uses his newfound skills

  • The Impact of The Simpsons on American Children

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    The Impact of The Simpsons on American Children The Simpsons is one of Americas most popular television shows for viewers under eighteen years of age. However, the ideals that The Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even in good taste. It is inevitable that The Simpsons is affecting children. Matt Groening took up drawing to escape from his troubles in 1977. At the time, Groening was working for the L.A. Reader, a free weekly newspaper. He began working on Life in

  • Analysis of Susan Bordo´s Beauty (Re)discovers the Male Body

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    show The Simpsons, creator and writer Matt Groening uses satire as a means of addressing these stereotypes of gender and race through exaggeration of certain distinguishable traits and personalities of characters. Yet simultaneously, the stereotypes that are reinforced by some members of the show are then unexpectedly broken by others to show the viewer how much the media can alter one’s own opinion. In The Simpsons, the son of the protagonist, Homer Simpson, is a ten year old boy named Bart. He is

  • Pop Culture: The Use Of Satire In The Simpsons

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    The campaign against being a normal family sitcom continued for The Simpsons because they did not stay in their “sitcom” universe with the use pop culture references, satire, parody and intertextuality. Pop culture breaks a TV show out of the “sitcom” universe because pop culture is referencing anything currently marketed towards the majority of the public that reflects popular ideas, phenomenon, images and attitudes in a country’s culture. In 2017, any meme would be deemed pop culture. Thus,

  • Pete Rose

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    Pete Rose Bart Giamatti’s decision to ban Pete Rose from the Baseball Hall of Fame was not a fair decision at all. Pete Rose was placed on Baseball’s ineligible list in 1989 when commissioner of baseball, Bart Giamatti concluded that Rose had bet on baseball games, including games involving his own team, the Cincinnati Reds. In an agreement made with Baseball, Rose accepted his banishment from the sport. Although he never admitted to having gambled on baseball games (Maury). Pete Rose was a

  • Do The Simpsons Follow the Conventions of a Typical Sitcom?

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    along with his in laws. Bart is very naughty, but we still understand where he’s coming from. Lisa is very clever and she does sometimes get some grief for being too clever. The Simpson family are not rich and do go through money problems just like the rest of us. They are like a factual family ... ... middle of paper ... ...Simpsons’. I disagree with his view, as The Waltons is an outdated family that is not very realistic and is stereotypical, whereas The Simpsons deal with real life issues

  • Pop Culture: Why Do We Have Too Much Time

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    name of The Simpsons. First created by cartoonist Matt Groening for a series of animated shorts that debuted on The Tracey Ullman Show, The Simpsons has been showcased for an estimate of twenty years, with the show’s first official episode airing December 17, 1997. Despite the longevity of the program, The Simpsons still to this day has great success. In fact, it is a show religiously watched by many and all Americans know (or at least recognize) the family’s name. Moreover, The Simpsons’ characters

  • The Simpsons

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    The Simpsons A sitcom is a situational comedy television series. Sitcoms usually use comic devices to make them funny like puns, violence and exaggeration. They use satire, farce, parody, jokes, gags and slapstick to entertain the audience. Sitcoms usually last 30 minutes if shown on commercial TV and they involve chracters having problems which they try to sort out. "Leaver it to Beaver" was about a typical, white middle-class 1950's family that had problems and worked together to work

  • The Simpsons: The Bible In The Bible

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    Matt Groaning creator of the Simpsons uses his trademark satire and television show to deliver a political statement over the process of church and the material found in the old testament of the bible in its 10th season episode 18 labeled "Simpson Bible Stories." The setup of the episode has the Simpson family sitting front row at church nearly passed out due to boredom when the preacher extends the Easter sermon for finding a chocolate bunny in the collection tray and labeling it as a false idol

  • Objectification of Women in The House of Mirth

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    Objectification of Women in The House of Mirth Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth is an affront to the false social values of fashionable New York society.  The heroine is Lily Bart, a woman who is destroyed by the very society that produces her.  Lily is well-born but poor.  The story traces the decline of Lily as she moves through a series of living residences, from houses to hotel lodgings.  Lily lives in a New York society where appearances are all.  Women have a decorative function in such

  • House of Mirth - The Nature of Nature

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    moreover, which operated on Darwin's maxim of the "survival of the fittest." This contrasted sharply with the Romantic view, which worshipped Nature for its beauty, beneficence and self-liberating powers. In Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth, Lily Bart attempts to "survive" within the urbane "drawing-room" society she inhabits. Although Selden uses Romantic nature imagery to describe Lily, throughout the novel such Romantic imagery and its accompanying meanings are continually subverted. By simply

  • Teenage Humor

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    dumb-founded idiot that works at a nuclear power plant. We laugh at him because he makes so many mistakes even if they are the easiest task. Bart is a ten year old kid who gets into trouble more then once a day. He gets into trouble at school and even when he is walking down the street to go home. He is like an average ten year old kid that likes to get into mischief. Bart is just a trouble maker that doesn‘t know when to behave himself. His sister Lisa is a straight “A” student that is on the Honour Roll