“Alias Grace”: Come for Margaret Atwood’s Classic Feminist Themes, Stay for the Historical Gal Pal

Watching this show, I was transported to so many conversations with so many men, times when for any number of reasons I knew I couldn’t say “I don’t want to talk about this” and instead had to rely on a combination of playing dumb and playing up ladylike sensibilities, because I knew those would be taken more seriously than my agency as a person.