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This paper examines Dean Winchester's existential character anxiety in the CW's 'Supernatural.' Dean begins in a binary universe defined by life and death and good and evil. The hunter's world is meant to be black and white, but the series instead crosses and blurs boundaries. Dean's mixed identities reflect the arbitrary nature of the rules around him. This paper combines close reading of 'Supernatural' episodes with a critical theory framework to explore the rules set up and enforced in 'Supernatural,' Dean's character arc and repeated deaths, and what happens in the in-between spaces.
Jenkins, Megan, "Dean Winchester's Borderlands" (2022). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 561.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Fantasy television programs--Criticism and interpretation
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