Analysis Of Dawson's Creek
Season 1, Episode 1 – Pilot: Joey and Dawson, the two best friends, are beginning to see the effects of the emerging development. Joey makes states that they can no longer have their sleepovers, as to salvage their friendship. Throughout the episode, Dawson is seen working on an amateur movie with his two friends, Pacey and Jen. Despite his love form film making, Dawson’s mind is soon filled with thoughts of Jen: the new girl who just moved into town from New York. It is then that we begin to see him giving into the changes that begin with hormones. While Dawson deals with his growing crush, Pacey also develops a crush on Tamara Jacobs: an older woman he meets in a video shop that he soon discovers to be his new English teacher. While all this is happening, Joey deals with the knowledge that Dawson’s mother is having an affair.
Season 1, Episode 2 – Dance: Dawson works his way into a …show more content…
We see the main characters of Dawson’s Creek exiting the latency stage, which spans until puberty and consists of suppressed sexual feelings, and beginning the genital stage, which spans puberty into adult life and consists of sexual maturation and gratifying that desire. The characters of Dawson’s Creek are seen developing these feelings for each other, which often causes confusion as they work to figure out what they mean. They begin to struggle through their emerging romantic feelings, their first kisses and first relationships. It is often confusing to them, as these emerging feelings are completely new and alien to them. In the second episode of the series, Dawson struggles with his emerging desire to be with Jen; this causes him to turn to his father for kissing advice. These experiences become the basis for any romantic relationships they may experience in the