Television’s Social Impact-I Love Lucy!

Can you help me understand this Writing question?

Television’s Social Impact-I Love Lucy!

Your initial post is due by Sunday, follow-up response posts are due by Wednesday.


Step 1

Carefully read pages in Chapter 29.1 concerning The Postwar Boom, read the document that follows this instruction and view the video below.

I Love Lucy Favorite Lines (9:01)

Step 2

Consider the 3 questions found below concerning “Television’s Social Impact-I Love Lucy!” for your initial posting in a discussion format (do not repeat the questions) by Wednesday of this Week.

a. In what ways did I Love Lucy reflect American society and family life of the 1950s? Give specific examples.

b. How have television situation comedies since I Love Lucy copied the formula for success established by that program? Do you see elements of the I Love Lucy pattern in today’s situation comedies? Give specific examples of shows you have watched as a kid and/or adult.

c. Why do you think I Love Lucy has continued to be so popular, both in the United States and throughout the world?

IT MUST BY IN YOUR OWN WORDS, with a word count of 150 to 250 words. I send written work through originality check software. Adhere to proper spelling and grammar rules.

Make sure to express your thoughts in a thoughtful, meaningful way. Use Word spell check before submitting your work. Excess misspelling/grammar errors or generally sloppy work will result in point deduction.

Step 3

Respond to 2 fellow student posts. These postings should also be meaningful in at least 75 to 100 words. Answers such as, “I agree”, “Sounds good”, etc. are unacceptable and will result in a deduction of total possible points for this exercise.