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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Simpsons and Philosophy- Lily H. and Savannah H.

Quiz Questions:

  1. Which of Aristotle's character types does Homer fall under?
  2. What are three admirable traits that Homer occasionally displays?
  3. Which of Aristotle's character types does Marge fall under?
  4. Which philosopher is Lisa compared to? Why?
  5. Which philosopher is Bart compared to? Why?

Discussion Questions:

  1. How many allusions do you catch when watching the show?
  2. How do you think Marge represents women in the 50's?
  3. Do you think the show is sexist? Why do you think that the males are the main characters and the women are not taken seriously?

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