Buffy VS Bella Comparison of Female Roles

1149 Words Feb 20th, 2018 5 Pages
I always found it ironic that in most of these tales women were portrayed as the victims. To my knowledge until Buffy the Vampire Slayer came out there were few if any stories about vampires that had a female heroine. Buffy stood out for me with its characterizations of strong female heroines. Not only the main character, but many of the female supporting characters on the show were strong women. Maybe not like Buffy who was physically, and supernaturally, strong, but in mind. This not only included the so called good guys, but the bad guys were strong women characters to. It seemed the shows emphasis was on strong women. Women were no longer the just the pray in vampire tales they were the hero, or villain. Then Stephenie Mayer comes along and creates the Twilight Saga and blows away all of Joss Whedon’s hard work. I’ll start my comparison of the two main characters by first telling you about their creators.
Joss Whedon is a scriptwriter for both television, and film, he has produced both television and feature films. Mr. Whedon has written comic books, acted, and composed music. He founded Mutant Enemy productions, and co-founded Bellwether Pictures. He is the creator of such television shows as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Doll House, Firefly, and Angel. He wrote and directed the movie Serenity, as well as co-wrote the movies Toy Story, and Cabin in the Woods. He directed the movie…
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