Post a Comment. Exodus Cardoza. TV Criticism. September 26, The hit comedy series features three families, all of which have a closely-knit bond with one another, and are all part of one big family. Modern Family deals with the traditional family as portrayed by the Dunphys.
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Modern Family Analysis: A Look at Gender Roles: modernfamily — LiveJournal
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Even Gay Couples Are Assigned Gender Roles in Domestic Scenarios
There was a time, not even all that long ago, when Modern Family had something to say. When the show first hit the air, it felt fresh, a change of pace from the typical sitcom fare. Debuting in , it immediately stood out, competing as it did with the charming but under-watched The Middle , too far out there Community , and more cruelty-mistaken-as-irreverence sludge from the mind of Seth MacFarlane in the form of The Cleveland Show. Over time though, that kind of storytelling, which often ignores real issues facing blended families or the LGBT community, which privileges the universal experience rather than the personal, ends up feeling empty.
The image of a s barefoot-in-the-kitchen housewife preparing dinner for her working husband has left its mark on ensuing generations: New research finds that modern Americans still apply these gender roles to both opposite and same-sex couples. More than 1, participants were presented with randomized vignettes describing gay, lesbian, and heterosexual couples. The fictional partners were given professions, salaries, and hobbies.