Antonia Peacocke Influence On The Unconscious Analysis

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“The Influence on the Unconscious” As young adults, we have laid around our homes for countless hours watching different types of television programing. Many of us, have a good idea on whether a program tries to offend viewers with their content. For over a decade, the popular television show “Family Guy” created by Seth MacFarlane, has shown controversial content that many people throughout the world have either loved or hated. In the writing piece titled, “Family Guy and Freud: Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious” by Antonia Peacocke that is discussed below encourages us to distinguish between offensive and insightful content that airs on Family Guy. However, Peacocke…show more content…
Brain goes on to comment that the only reason Stewie is reading the novel is because Oprah told him and that he follows her every word like a sheep. Which leads to the thought that many Americans are willing to follow the instructions of a celebrity blindly and are less willing to admit that they are doing so. Peacocke goes on to state that these off color jokes give Family Guy a bad name and attract a different kind of viewer, who generally do not follow the…show more content…
1956” placed in the middle of the screen then switches to a shot of an office with various women working on type-writers. The video turns out to be an instructional video on women in the workplace and how to interact with them as a fellow co-worker. Everything is explained in the video, even how to make insecure women feel better about their appearance. In one scene, the instructor a businessman from the 1950’s, shows the viewer how to express gratitude to a female co-worker by slapping her backside with an open palm hand. Peacocke goes on to explain, how the video was blatantly sexist and felt guilty for laughing at something so offensive toward

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