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Agent Carter S01xE07: Peggy Carter and the Linguistics of Feminism

S01xE07: “Snafu” The misconceptions, assumptions and sheer ignorance of her abilities as a spy have forced Peggy to articulate her issues with the Patriarchy, which may be exactly what is necessary for her team to move forward in the fight to eliminate Leviathan as a security threat. There is great power in words–Dr. Ivchenko uses language to manipulate SSR agents, The […]

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Agent Carter S01xE06: The Absurdity of Rebellion and the Dilemma of Peggy Carter

S01xE06: “A Sin to Err” Throughout this season of Agent Carter, fellow SSR agents have continuously err’d in their perceptions of Peggy Carter, which she has used to her advantage, until now. While she was previously acknowledged for her bravery and tactical skills during the op with the Commandoes in Russia, the SSR is beginning to discover they have […]

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Agent Carter (S01xE04): Carter, Sousa and Equality in the Workplace

S01xE04: “The Blitzkrieg Button” So far in Agent Carter, we have explored expectations of women in 1950s society, especially how Peggy navigates through the stereotypes placed on her because of gender. While some reviewers seem to have gotten tired of being reminded of Peggy’s feminism, I find it refreshing that Marvel has taken the realities of discrimination […]

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Agent Carter(S01xE03): Peggy Carter Working For and Against the Patriarchy

S01xE03: “Time and Tide” Agent Carter premiered its third episode to lower-than-usual second week ratings, but the heroic journey of Peggy Carter continues to grow in terms of intricacies, revealing new characters and relationships of interest. With the mysterious “Leviathan” organization pushing the narrative forward, Peggy continues to navigate between life as an under-appreciated superspy and […]

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Agent Carter(S01xE01&02): Marvel’s Female Hero and the Importance of Peggy Carter

S01xE01: “Pilot” & S01xE02: “Bridge and Tunnel” The Marvel Cinematic Universe has proven expansive both on the big screen and small, with no signs of stopping (until 2019, at least). With Phase 2 in progress and audiences eagerly awaiting Phase 3, Agent Carter comes to the small screen as an 8-part mini-series to help unify the stories […]

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