FRS The Simpsons Journal #14

FRS The Simpsons Journal #14 - Journal #14: Free-Response...

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Journal #14: Free-Response “…the women are the leaders and the men are in need of constant redemption” (Waltonen 83). In Karma Waltonen’s “We’re All Pigs: Representations of Masculinity in The Simpsons, she reaffirms that the characters of the show address different topics in each episode and learns to become a better person by the end of the show. However, at the start of each episode, they revert back to character. “No one grows up in the Simpsons family” (Waltonen 81). Homer’s development in regards to sexuality intrigues us. Waltonen discusses how in “Homer Badman,” Homer attempted to receive a lost possession stuck to the back of a lady’s jeans… Of course she would misinterpret his intentions, and label Homer as this perverted “monster.” It is important to note that because the main characters never “grow up” from one episode to another, it is the job of the other characters (the lady with the jeans in this case) to explore the issues of the episode. In the end, the lady finds out that Homer was not all bad, he’s
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