Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: Sexism?
From: email@example.com (rON.)
Date: 1991-01-14, 19:39
In article <1991Jan14.firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (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!
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.
"It is only with the heart that one see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye."