Powerpuff Girls Sugar Spice and a Whole Lot of Feminism Final Packet Essay

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Aleasha Quzack
Professor Boyles
First Year Writing I
1 Nov 2014
Powerpuff Girls: Sugar Spice and a Whole Lot of Feminism:
An Annotated Bibliography Hiott­Millis, Lily. "The Powerpuff Girls Could Have Replaced Your Gender Studies
Class."
Buzzfeed.com
. BuzzFeed, Inc, 06 Aug. 2001. Web. 1 Nov. 2014.
This article list the top six ways Power Puff Girls hs experimented with gender stereotypes. In various episodes many male characters have dressed in drag.
The Powerpuff Girl’s father, Professor, allowed the PowerPuff girls to put makeup and bows on him. In one episode the characters were discussing household roles. It was revealed that jobs such as cooking and cleaning which the mother usually does was done by the father and jobs like lawn work was done by the girls because they had more power and strength then their father. This is a good sources because it inform the audience on the way Powerpuff girls played with gender stereotypes which may have been looked over.
Kendal, Evie. ""There's No One Perfect Girl: Third Wave Feminism and The
Powerpuff Girls""
COLLOQUY Text Theory Critique 24 (2012):
235­52.
Http://www.academia.edu/
. Web. 1 Nov. 2014.

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Power puff girls was a television show created by Craig McCracke. The show the aired on Cartoon Network during the years 1995­2005. The show originally piloted in 1992 under the name “WhoopAsss Girls”. This article discusses how the lack of Powerpuff Girls’ ages were used to show the audience the pure fighting ability of the superheroes. In many telvisions shows the women superhero is over sexulized and uses her physical attributes to beat her opponent. The article also discusses equality. The Powerpuff girls are not hiding behind a secret identity. Everyone is well aware of who they are and for this they are not treated differently. This is a good source because it is an essay I can use as a reference to build my essay.
Leibrock, Rachel. "Hello Angels : Third Wave Feminism Makes for Kickin' Girl
Power."
Ocala Star Banner 12 Nov. 2000, 5D sec.: 22. Print.
This article discusses third wave feminism which is a culture that came to popularity in the late 90’s through media by Susan Faludi, Naomi Wolf and Paula
Kamen . Third wave feminism embraces the expression of feminism through clothing, appearance (fashion) and attitude. Some of the most famous markers in
Third wave feminism are
Charlies Angels, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Hello Kitty and
Powerpuff Girls.
Third wave feminist put the stigma of females acting submissive,cute (or sexy) into action by using it to conceal their hidden power of athletic crime fighting. This source is reputable because it gives detailed information about third wave feminism, and discusses how it is used in pop culture during the late
90’s ­2000
Potts, Donna L. "Channeling Girl Power: Positive Female Media Images in “The

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Powerpuff Girls”."
SIMILE: Studies In Media & Information Literacy Education 1.4
(2001): 1­11.
EbscoHost
. Web. 1 Nov. 2014.
This article is collected from information gathered after interviewing students from preschool to graduates. The students were interviewed on their opinion of
Powerpuff Girls. They argued the topics of violence, popularity, educational vs. entertainment, and Powerpuff being a positive role models. Parents have said that they do not want their children watching Powerpuff girls because they are in fear of their children repeating the rude words used during combat in the television show and believe it is okay to use violence to solve problems. Many people felt like the feminist superheroes were liked by both genders. The nation fell in love with the crime fighting young girls. In all of the episodes there is a moral to be learned which extends the television show beyond just entertainment. The lessons range from eating vegetable will make you strong to honesty. This source is reputable because it…