Riverdale Rants: Veronica and her Daddy

Veronica Lodge I will continue my analysis for Veronica’s character by discussing the obsession she has with her father. It is a mutual obsession that they share that makes up all of her personality in the later seasons. In the first season, Veronica and her father have this estranged relationship. Hiram’s actions has left them... Continue Reading →

Riverdale Rants: Reggie

We cannot finish our analysis on Archie without first looking closely at Reggie. Reggie, for the most part, is a plot device that is constantly being molded to fit the narrative. When the plot needs to be advanced or if it calls for a villain, Reggie is there to do just that. Reggie cannot act... Continue Reading →

Riverdale Rants: Archie Part 2 – Heroism

After the first season of Riverdale, Archie’s character becomes very single note. He is a hero and will always act heroically. In later parts of the show, his character arc is more about his abs than any meaningful character development. Archie’s story is held back by the limitations of the narrative. Image by Pheline Vogel... Continue Reading →

Riverdale Rants: Archie Andrews Part I

I will start this series with an analysis of the character Archie.  Archie serves as the hero of the series. He has a strong sense of justice and is mostly altruistic in his actions. Archie is the perfect all-American all-star boy next door. He, like the other characters in the show that directly impact the... Continue Reading →

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