Jane the Virgin – Season 1 – Episode 14 – Bechdel Test

Episode Fourteen passes the Bechdel Test.

  • In one of the scenes, Jane and her best friend, Lina, are talking about the baby shower and Jane’s target registry.
  • Criteria:
    1. Two women who have names: Jane and Lina
    2. Talk to each other: Jane and Lina are talking to each other
    3. About something besides a man: They are talking about Jane’s baby shower.

Gender Roles:

  • Xo (Jane’s mom)
    • Wants Rogelio to do what ever makes him happy no matter when she thinks
    • Wise
      • Gives good advice to Jane when Rafael’s father passed away
    • Hard to express her feelings about Rogelio leaving
  • Jane (Main Character)
    • Chooses what makes sense
    • Reads reviews
    • Simple
      • Doesn’t like games at baby shower
    • Admits when she is wrong
    • Sensitive to others needs
      • When Rafael is struggling she know how to show him she is there for him
  • Rafael (Father of Jane’s Baby)
    • Protective
      • Tries to get sister out of the mental hospital before Sin Rostro gets to her
    • Does not like that Jane doesn’t trust him fully
    • Wants Jane to move in with him
  • Jane’s Father
    • Only wants Jane to call him Dad
      • Corrects her every time she doesn’t
  • Alba
    • Wise
  • Petra
    • Dominant
      • Plans a board meeting as soon as Milos buys the hotel and gives it to her
    • Manipulative
      • Gets Rafael’s sister to give her her part of hotel shares
  • Michael
    • Can read people’s emotions
      • Knows Jane is lying
  • Sin Rostro
    • Manipulated Rafael’s dad
      • Used Rafael’s dads hotel to run her business

Shared by: Danella Van Ess
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