Jane the Virgin – Season 1 – Episode 13 – Bechdel Test

Episode Thirteen passes the Bechdel Test.

  • In one of the scenes, Alba, Jane, and Xo are talking about Jane’s graduation dress
  • Criteria:
    1. Two women who have names: Alba, Jane, and Xo
    2. Talk to each other: Alba, Jane, and Xo are talking to each other
    3. About something besides a man: They are talking about Jane’s graduation dress

Gender Roles:

  • Xo (Jane’s mom)
    • Affectionate
      • When she gave Jane’s graduation speech
  • Jane (Main Character)
    • Prepared
    • Maternal
      • Wants lots of pictures of baby
    • Worries
      • At doctor appointment when the nurse doesn’t tell her what is wrong
      • Researched the condition online instead of going to bed
    • Has to have a plan
      • If baby has special needs
    • Puts others first
      • Misses graduation ceremony for the baby
    • Hard on herself
      • Thinks she put her needs before the babies
  • Rafael (Father of Jane’s Baby)
    • Honest
      • Not hiding information about Sin Rostro
    • Comforting
      • When they find out something is wrong with the baby
    • Supportive
      • Of Janes decision to do the test
    • Puts family first
      • Sells part of hotel because Jane and him need cash
  • Jane’s Father
    • Proud
      • Too proud to take an audition after he lost his job
    • Emotional
      • When he gets rejected from audition
  • Alba
    • Young at heart
      • Has a crush on a man at physical therapy
    • Feels like she owes something to her husband who passed away
  • Petra
    • Willing to take a stand
      • Against Milos
  • Michael
    • Ambitious
  • Sin Rostro
    • Manipulative

Shared by: Danella Van Ess
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