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Lewis, Todd V. "Religious Rhetoric and the Comic Frame in The Simpsons." In: Journal of Media and Religion 1.3 (2002), S. 153–165. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1207/S15328415JMR0103_2
BibTeX citation key: Lewis2002
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Categories: General
Keywords: "The Simpsons", Animation, Groening. Matt, Religion, TV, USA
Creators: Lewis
Collection: Journal of Media and Religion
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Considered by many secular and religious critics alike to be the most "religious television show" currently being aired, The Simpsons reflects a commitment to satirizing the pietistic and hypocritical elements of American religious expression, but it does not attack the bases of American religious faiths. Utilizing the Burkean rhetorical concepts of comic frames consisting of an overlapping continuum of comedy, satire, and burlesque, individual characters on the show are evaluated for their rhetorical capacities to make us laugh as well as to make us aware of the impact of religion on our society.
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