Buffy as Homeric archetype (formerly "Star Wars" despots vs.
"Star Trek" populists)
Ding, Kylie (KAM.RIC)
Kylie.Ding at kline.com
Tue May 21 10:45:46 EDT 2002
I've always thougth it was a bit silly that the Watchers' Council paid the
watchers, but not the slayer. The slayer's life would be so much easier if
she didn't have to earn an income.
> Her superpowers don't give her any other
> advantages, she isn't made Mayor of Sunnydale or even paid a
> wage by the
> Watcher's Council. Since Buffy began, a large part of the
> show has been
> about her struggle with authority, with her slayer duties,
> with her desire
> to live a normal life...
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