From Shakespeare’s Three Witches to Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, the way witches are represented reveals a lot about the society in which they are created.
When we seek only those who inspire, when we shape historical lives into a “hero’s journey”, we miss the multifarious nature of life itself.
This is not about fake history and truth, this is about good fiction and bad fiction.
Surely there is room for a TV adaption of JRR Tolkien’s untapped work?
The cover shows a young woman who appears confident in herself and captured in a moment of joy.
It takes guts and a thick skin to try something new.
From Greyscale to the White Walkers, the othering of the sick is spot on.
Visible leadership, an established authority, and a common external enemy: an enduring defence mechanism 350 years on.