SWA4EXPWRT#5 - Wyn Gannon Professor McClure-Wade Expository...

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Wyn Gannon Professor McClure-Wade Expository Writing 1010-044 October 10, 2007 Short Writing Assignment: The Simpsons Essays Pg. 217 3. In this essay Cantor discusses the fact that there are politics interlaced into the television show The Simpsons . Although Cantor mentions that political partisanship is directly referred to in the show, his true meaning of politics that he discusses is not what the average American might first think of when the topic of politics is brought up. Cantor is referring to what he calls the “deep politics” of the show. It is the politics that show the rebellion that formed the country we live in, and it is the politics of a nuclear family. When an American hears the word politics he or she usually can only think of one thing: Republican or Democrat. On the other hand, Cantor discusses politics as what is seen through a question of the family. For example, Bart is disrespectful and even rebellious when it comes to authorities, but, to be fair, so were the men who began this
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course ENGLISH 2030 taught by Professor Henry during the Fall '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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SWA4EXPWRT#5 - Wyn Gannon Professor McClure-Wade Expository...

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