The Boondocks: Form
1. Thesis: Through the form of a Generic Criticism we will look at The Boondocks as a satire and a black comedy and how it follows the pattern of other satires and black comedy in the past and the present.
The Boondocks Context
Aaron McGruder is known to make episodes that are very controversial. They attack political figures, the American society as a whole, and celebrities. From his episode about Martin Luther King Jr. to his graphic episode after 9/11 we
Directions: For each of the modes of analysis we have addressed thus far, you
should 1) wri te a BRIEF (2-3 sentences) description about what the mode of
analysis can reveal about ANY rhetorical artifact and 2) Identify ONE
a rgument that might
The sarcasm in the voice, the over dramatization, the criticism of real people; these are all
seen in popular animated satires. The Boondocks demonstrates these characteristics in each
episode but does it constitute an animated satire? This is the
The Arch is a part of UGAs culture. The Arch was taken from the Universitys seal and
made a monument to represent those who have entered and left the University of Georgia. The
three pillars represent wisdom, justice, and moderatio
Read the abstract first
Read as writer
a. Purpose(justify the subject and the study worth doing)
Ex. Although many scholars have recognized those merits, there are surprisingly few sustained
studies of the styl
Week 15 Logos (2: Social Level)
I. "Pseudo-Results": Research results can be falsified or invented.
A. Research Fraud
1. Publishing made-up or manipulated data
2. Not publishing known adverse effects
B. Slanting the available data
1. Hiring "ghos
The Boondocks: A social movement!
To consider the truth and accuracy of this episode we would have to take a look at Tyler
Perrys accomplishments and pair them with the accomplishments of The Boondocks.
Although this episode alleges that Tyl
The Boondocks: Form
Thesis: Through the form of a Generic Criticism we will look at The Boondocks as a satire
and a black comedy and how it follows the pattern of other satires and black comedy in the past
and the present.