Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Allegory of Growing Up

Nothing is scarier than growing up. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an all-time great allegory for the horrifying process of coming of age — but it also suggests that we all have the power to summon our inner slayer, ready to vanquish the monsters of adolescence.


Gender, Sexuality & Identity


Teen & Coming of Age


Television


Joss Whedon