By Julie D. O'Reilly
Supernaturally robust girls and women have remained on tv, together with the heavenly attached Grace (of Saving Grace), telepathic Sookie (of True Blood), and magical Cassie (of The mystery Circle). those more moderen characters additionally face quite a few constraints on their powers. for that reason, superpowers develop into a story strategy to decrease those characters, a strategy that begun with television’s first superpowered girl, Samantha (of Bewitched). all of them illustrate a paradox of women’s strength: are those characters ever really strong, less superpowerful, in the event that they can't use their talents totally? The superwoman has persevered as a metaphor for ladies attempting to “have it all”; as a result, the travails of those tv examples parallel these in their off-screen counterparts.
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Bewitched Again: Supernaturally Powerful Women on Television, 1996–2011 by Julie D. O'Reilly