The Socioeconomic Context of the Addams Family | Video Essay

by Something Ghoulish

The Addams Family encapsulates the introduction of irony and cynicism as common, the ridiculousness of the super-wealthy, and the clinging to romantic values that were once at the heart of every American. Before they were a hit film franchise or television series they were a New Yorker magazine comic. Let’s examine the sociological context of the Addams Family.

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