Essays Tagged: "Springfield"

Simpsons-describing how the opening titles add to the Simpsons popularity and why they are so important to the Simpsons package

it tells the viewer exactly what they are in for. It introduces the main characters and the town of Springfield. The viewer can relate and recognise the working class family and anybody can interact w ... e can relate to different places i.e. child at school, man at work and it confirms the normality of Springfield. Some of the scenes are introduces which interacts the viewer with the programme. This h ...

(6 pages) 258 11 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A paper on Social Capital in my community

ctivities or programs that are available.The social capital in my particular community, the city of Springfield, is in decline. For example, involvement in politics such as voting has declined over th ... ics such as voting has declined over the past four years. In one study done it showed that in 2000, Springfield had a voter turnout of about 23,000, a number that used to be in the upper 30's just fou ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Simposons Semiotic analysis

he Simpson family, a dysfunctional middle - class American family living in the fictitious world of Springfield. Now in its 14th season, the Simpsons has become the longest running prime - time televi ... otics (study of signs and their meanings), we can see that the characters, places and events within Springfield are generalised and stereotypical signs. These signs, whether indexical, symbolic, denot ...

(5 pages) 110 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Case study for Dementia

Mr. Springfield suffers currently from recent memory problems and confusion, which, according to his wif ... which, according to his wife, have been increasing slowly in severity over the past year or so. Mr. Springfield wanders from his home, now more frequently than ever especially during the late afternoo ... home, now more frequently than ever especially during the late afternoon. He gets lost easily. Mrs. Springfield has been spending more time watching out for her husband because of his increased wander ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Simpsons - Essential Television

ef Wiggam inside a barrel, explodes in a huge fireball. I laughed until tears ran down my face when Springfield's state legislators voted to remove the Confederate influences from their state flag, es ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Mary Todd Lincoln: A Caring and Prestigious Woman

dancing and French.Some years later she visited her sister, who had since then married and moved to Springfield. In the year 1839, Mary moved to Springfield to live with her sister's family. It was th ... er father. In 1844, the Lincolns purchased the first and what would be their only home for $1500 in Springfield. It wasn't until 1846 until Mary gave birth to a second child whom they named Edward. In ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ughness but only once. This call was made towards the very end of the game at which time all of the Springfield fans were appalled that your town once again has a sports team that doesn't conduct them ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Is the Simpson's The Perfect Family?

roversial cartoons in television history. The show revolves around the life of a suburban family in Springfield, USA. This nuclear family consists of a father (Homer), a mother (Marge), a son (Bart), ... apure. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004. 208-23.Rushkoff, Douglas. "Mediasprawl: Springfield U.S.A." Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies. Fall 2003: 128-37. ProQuest ProQuest Newspaper ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Banner Implementation for a University. Analysis and Design

ssouri State University is the second largest university in Missouri. The university was founded in Springfield in 1905 as the Fourth District Normal School. Since then it has changed its name over 4 ... 4 times. In 2005 it made its final name change to Missouri State University. The main campus is in Springfield, MO with other smaller campuses located in West Plains and Mt. Grove, MO. They also have ...

(20 pages) 72 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Sociology: The Simpsons

ing stereotypes and satirizing aspects of mainstream cultures. John Alberti, the author of "Leaving Springfield" states, "The success of The Simpsons has proved enormously influential in shaping telev ... titled "Radioactive Man". Evergreen Terrance was taken from the street that the Simpson's reside in Springfield. The Simpsons maybe just an animated sitcom to some individuals, but the audience and fa ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology