Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: Sexism?
From: blowfish@triton.unm.edu (rON.)
Date: 1991-01-14, 19:39
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <1991Jan14.204818.12017@watserv1.waterloo.edu> alternat@watserv1.waterloo.edu (Ann Hodgins) writes:
> >I've been trying to figure out why some people think that
> >a cop show with a 50's feel.  Civilians seem to be almost
> >evenly divided by sex.  Young males are just as dumb as the
> >young females. But this is one lack. There are no strong middle-
> >aged females.  But I figure this is a necessary plot device.
> >If we had a strong mature woman in Twin Peaks (say like Jessica
> >in Murder She Wrote) she'd have the town's problem's solved in
> >an hour!
> >a.h.

What show have you been watching????????
Catherine Martell is not a 'strong mature woman'- she damn near controls
the entire town (money wise) by now.
How about Norma Jennings? A strong woman, despite her overbearing mother,
her 'killer' husband, etc.


rON. (blowfish@hydra.unm.edu!ariel.unm.edu)
"It is only with the heart that one see rightly;
 what is essential is invisible to the eye."


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