Sibling Rivalry: Wizards Of Waverly Place

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(Whether we fight with our brothers or sisters we learn from time to time that fighting over something isn't the best idea we could've done. There are several themes that are displayed in television shows such as: The Underdog who proves to be the best, the sidekick who aides the superhero, to the simple journey our protagonist goes through or even where brothers and sisters fight. Sibling rivalry happens in almost everybody's lives and it’s something most of us have to live with.)(Sibling rivalry is one of the most popular themes found in today's television shows.)(This classic theme is evident in many shows such as: The Simpsons with Bart and Lisa; Arrested Development’s family; and finally, with Justin, Alex and Max in Wizards of Waverly Place. These are all worthy examples in today's television shows.)
(Sibling rivalry is commonly seen and heard about in T.V shows all the time; this is no different when it comes to The Simpsons. When it comes to Bart and Lisa Simpson the rivalry is always like a seesaw going back and forth; sometimes they love each other and other times they are at each other like cat’s and dog’s.)(Bart is a mischievous type of character always causing trouble and Lisa is the opposite, she is very smart, generous and she never does anything mischievous. However, when they see each other it’s almost like they become ravage animals; they start fighting with each other, but when push comes to shove they are always there for each other. An instance of this would be in the episode "Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade" when Lisa gets advanced a grade for her excellent work and Bart gets dropped a grade. Lisa and Bart end up in the same class. When they go on a field trip they are stuck together and Bart does his best to annoy Lisa, and they end up getting lost in the woods during their fight, but whilst in the woods Lisa starts shivering and Bart takes out a little flag (that Lisa made that very episode) and wrapped it over her for warmth. This shows how even though Bart and Lisa fight a lot they can still get along when it really matters. Another instance of their rivalry is in the episode "On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister" where Bart starts embarrassing Lisa on a field trip in front of all the students and she decides to get a restraining order on Bart. Bart tries to reason with her, but she keeps him distant and when she sees that Bart made a statue of her she realised he missed her and she missed him as well. So she decided it was time to let him back in, she runs out and rips up the restraining order. This shows that even though she could never take back what Bart did to her they were still brother and sister and she could always accept him back.)(This theme you can see almost anywhere, is clearly shown in The Simpsons when it comes to Bart and Lisa Simpson. They always fight but in the end they make up for it which really adds to the shows humour adding in the fact that siblings with always be there through thick or thin.)...

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