Stereotypes Of Modern Family

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Modern Family: Progressive… with a side of stereotypes
With over 20 Emmy wins Modern Family has proven to be a brilliant television show. This show enjoyed by millions, shows an accurate representation of American social values including those of gender, marriage; however, in doing so creates and reinforces many stereotypes commonly used today.
By airing the lives of three very different families on Modern Family, the producers are able to show different ambience of each family, however in these families, many gender and racial stereotypes exist. The three families include: Phil and Claire Dunphy with their three kids, Haley, Alex, and Luke; Jay and Gloria Pritchett-Delgado with two sons, Manny and Joe; and Mitchell and Cameron Tucker-Pritchett
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