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The Role Of Women in That 70s Show The 1970s were a very powerful point in time for the womens movement throughout the United States Females around the country were proving that they were physically and mentally equal to men and it was time people realized that The women in portrayed in FOXs teen comedy That 70s show represent this female revolution in America at that time Not only do the girls in the show play smart and strong roles but the plot also explores themes of modern feminism Within the show The Madonna and the Whore theory reversed gender roles and made dominance all play major parts in the shows story line One of the most classic arguments made from the feminist standpoint is the classification of women into two groups the Madonna or the Whore The Madonna is the term given to the classic non-provocative girl who men tend to settle down with and introduce to their parents On the hand the whore represents sexually expressive women whom men lust for but do not love In describing the charecteristics of the whore Louis Tyson stated theyre sexually forward in appearance or behavior or they have multiple partners Men sleep with bad girls but they dont marry them89 Portraying these roles in the show are the two women in Erics life his girlfriend and his sister On one hand Erics girlfriend plays the model spouse who is always in debate with Eric on the subject of sex She is known as the good girl who is respectable and always does what is morally right Donna obviously holds the role of the Madonna due also to the similarities in names On then other hand Erics sister plays the easy and bitchy role of the whore Many know Laurie Foreman as the evil big sister in the house who is despised for holding all the characteristics of a whore For example while Kelso
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