OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY
BETTY JONES: WICKED OR WONDERFUL?
Sarah Appleton is Senior Lecturer of English at Old Dominion University. Her 2001 book The Bitch is Back: Wicked Women in Literature examines the archetypal “bitch” character in literature: the woman who is willfully and unapologetically ‘bad’ by societal standards. Sarah’s post-show discussion will examine the character of Betty Jones through this lens.
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