A group blog for Introduction to Media Criticism at NYU, Fall 2009.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Peggy (Mad Men) Thesis
Peggy Olson is an insecurely rebellious character trying to find her place in the patriarchal structure of Sterling-Cooper, as well as American society in the 1960s. In Love Among The Ruins, she is shown negotiating with the male gaze through her personal imitation and professional resistance to perceived ideals.