For Your Peer Responses:
In no less than 150 words, respond to your classmates’ posts by commenting on one or more of the following.
What was similar about your evaluation? What was different? What have you learned from their evaluation? Where might you use this type of writing in your career field? MY CAREER IS HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
1. I watched the video clip about donut hell is not only entertaining but has some life lessons which are advanced to the audience. The use of comic ideas makes it enjoyable to watch. Not only does the clip regard entertainment as its major theme but also it advances educational value to the audience. This is through disseminating essential information on some important aspects that are upheld in our society. Specifically, this clip draws the attention of the judicial system in the land and how powerful people disregard some of the values upheld by the lowly in the society. The audience gets both entertainment value as well as educational value of their societal values.
2. This is one of the longest running animated prime series of all time. It has received popularity across all aged. However, most important to comprehend is that the target audience is adult and mature people at early 40’s especially male. For the adults it can be highly noted that they appreciate the entertainment value they receive from the clip but for the grown up, the clips have positive message to the society which can be used to educate, warn or even guide in the right way of living. In regards to the clip, it has positive message to the adults on the impact of failing to follow instructions and going against stipulated rules. The punishment can be very severe such that no one should even dare to flaw instructions.
3. On watching the video, we comprehend the theme of the clip is moral choices have consequences. The guy who was very much addicted to eating donuts did not care the consequences that could befall on him even when he defied simple rules. At first, he was saved and he even thought that no one saw him while taking the donut. No warning was advanced but the consequences which befell on him were sufficient for him not to repeat. Life in hell was not a joke and the lesson le obtained was enough to guide him in his entire life.
1-I have watched The Simpsons all of my life. I have always thought of it as purely entertaining until reading Revealing the Ugly Cartoonish Truth: The Simpsons. After reading this article, the show started making a lot more sense to me. I would have never thought that the show was really shedding a light on everyday American life. I chose to watch The Simpsons– “Donut Hell.” I had actually seen this episode before and never really thought anything about the underlying message until now. The video definitely reveals a lot about today’s society. In the clip it shows Homer making a deal with the devil and selling his soul for a donut. Homer tries to outsmart the devil by not finishing the whole donut at first and tells the devil that he is smarter. I feel like this tells a lot about our society in the sense that some people feel like they can outsmart the devil, and some people think that their actions will go unpunished. Homer eventually finishes the donut and is forced to spend the day in Hell until he has a fair trial the next day. While Homer is in Hell, he is forced to eat all of the donuts in the world. Homer eventually eats all of the donuts, and instead of crying out in pain from eating all of the donuts, he continues to ask for me. I feel like this scene is talking about America’s obesity problem, and how some Americans do not stop eating when they should. The audience for this show is for adults. I did watch the show growing up as a kid, but I did not understand all of the jokes and puns like I do now. The point of the video was to show how some people think that they can outsmart the devil, and how some people do not know when they should stop eating.