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Women in Horror Films

From Texas Chainsaw Massacre to Scream 1, 2 and 3, the horror film positions female characters both as victims and as survivors. The last person alive in horro films is typically female, what Carol Clover has called the "final girl." Dr. Peter Caster discusses the gender imagery of the horror dile as part of the Center for Woman's Studies celebration of Halloween. Special guest Daphne Gottlieb, author of Final Girl, will also be present.

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