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Modern Family vs Kardashains

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Submitted By kanagruhe
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Modern family was introduced to America as a show about three families, a traditional family structure, homosexual family, and a mixed family that all interact with each other. Keeping Up With the Kardashians are an American family with their own reality TV show, centering around a celebrities everyday life. In analyzing the two popular TV shows Modern Family and Keeping Up With the Kardashians from a feminist perspective, it is evident that American culture in today’s society is either pushing or differing away from the norms of gender roles and hegemonic ideologies. In September 2009, Modern Family first aired on ABC and is not on it’s seventh season. This culturally defining series has now won five consecutive Emmy awards and a Golden Globe award and continues to entertain American with its sitcom. The head of the family is Jay, who is married to a much younger Latin woman named Gloria, and he tires to keep up with her and her passion filled son Manny. Claire, is Jays daughter who is a hard worker but had trouble raising her three kids while her husband Phil is worried about “getting down” or being just like them. Their three kids are Haley, a typical bratty teenager, Alex, who is incredibly smart, and Luke who is very different. The third family is Claire’s homosexual brother and his partner Cameron and together they have an adopted little girl named Lily. Throughout this show we watch the three families go through their everyday interesting lives. Keeping Up With the Kardashians aired in 2007 and are currently on their 11th season. The show follows the every day lives of the blended family. The Kardashians children are Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, and Rob and their mother Kris marries the Olympic medalist Bruce Jenner and they have two children Kendal and Kylie. Throughout the season we watch them grow, get married, have children and get a peek inside their crazy...

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