Stuart, Christopher; Palmer, Heather; Sompayrac, Joanie
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Place of Publication
This study investigates the relationship between television and social perceptions. It uses the television shows Will&Grace, The L Word, Queer as Folk, and Modern Family for rhetorical analysis. Then, it uses the information gained from the analysis to hypothesize how and why these television shows both reflect and affect social perceptions of homosexuality.
B. A.; An honors thesis submitted to the faculty of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
Homosexuality on television; Sex in mass media; Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects
English Language and Literature
Moroni, Sara, "America's closet door: an investigation of television and its effects on perceptions of homosexuality" (2014). Honors Theses.