Category Archives: Women in Television

A Most Modern Woman.

The Scandalous Lady W. “I belong to no man. And although it may be my misfortune to live in an age of men, I will never belong to a man.” In 1781, a man’s wife is considered to be his … Continue reading

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A Model Example of Motherhood.

Brooke Shields “People think of me as a mannequin, all show and no substance.” In July of 2005, the American Actress, model and former child star; Brooke Shields published this essay (below) entitled ‘War of Words’, defending herself and her choice … Continue reading

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The Iron Lady

Paris Geller. “No man is an island, but this woman is”. Driven, intimidating, rigid and always straight-talking, watching Paris Geller from Gilmore Girls has often left me wishing that I had a best friend just like her. Here are some reasons why… … Continue reading

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The Dream Girl.

Priscilla Presley.  “Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self”.

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That ’70s Girl.

Donna Pinciotti. “If women don’t learn to stand up for themselves, men will always control the world.” -That ’70s Show.

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A Pure Woman.

Tess Durbeyfield “Never in her life- had she ever intended to do wrong; yet these hard judgements had come”. Initially condemned for being ‘immoral’ and pessimistic when it was first published in 1891, Tess of the D’urbervilles is a moving novel about … Continue reading

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That Harry Potter Girl.

Emma Watson. “It is time that we all see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing sides”. -Emma Watson.    

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