091211 4443 Assignment # 4 - Up All Night - Media Images of Fathers

091211 4443 Assignment # 4 - Up All Night - Media Images of Fathers

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HDFS 4443 ASSIGNMENT # 4 – UP ALL NIGHT: MEDIA IMAGES OF THE FATHER Directions: Go to http://www.aceshowbiz.com/tv/up_all_night/ to read the promo information about a new pilot show, entitled Up All Night. On that same page view the several clips available. The new show begins Wednesday, September 14 th on NBC, 9:00 p.m. The show stars Christina Applegate as Reagan, Maya Rudolph as Ava, and Will Arnett as Chris. For this assignment you are to watch the show and write a paper (two-page minimum) wherein you compare the image of father as presented in the new show to a contemporary image of father in the United States. Questions to answer include: A . What type of father is Chris? B . To what extent does Chris embrace his role in the family? C . How would the quality of the relationship between Chris and Reagan theoretically affect Amy, long term? D. What aspects of the father role seem a bit beyond
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Unformatted text preview: Chriss parenting education? E. What social costs, if any, accrue to Chris for assuming the father role he has assumed? WARNING: Some language and sexually explicit content in the episode may be offensive and could be a reason for not selecting this assignment as one of your ten. If you choose this assignment, the correct format for the bibliography is: Writer, & Director. (2011, September 14)). Up all night [Television series episode]. New York, NY: NBC. You will, of course, capture the names of the writer and director as you watch the credits on the screen. For more information on how to cite audiovisual media, see pp. 207-208 in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6 th ed. You may also use other sources in your bibliography. Place Assignment # 4 in the dropbox by Monday, September 19, 2011, 11:59 p.m....
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course HDFS 4443 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Oklahoma State.

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