First Advisor

Scott Dimovitz

Reader

Lara Narcisi

College

Regis College

Degree Name

BA

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

118 pages

Abstract

The author argues that the mentorships portrayed on Elementary are a continuation of recent crime dramas’ project to portray gender equality; however, the small victory of Kitty Winter’s empowerment is overshadowed by the show’s unsuccessful bid at overturning sexist mentorship tropes in detective narratives.

Date of Award

Spring 2019

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