Grishma Trivedi has a Post-Graduate degree in English Literature. Her teaching and research interests explore the relations between literature, culture, identity politics and media, especially as they unfold in contemporary India. She is currently working at Ahmedabad University.
Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.