Writers from Slate, Esquire, and Entertainment Weekly doubt the authenticity of Hannah’s tryst with a handsome older doctor (played by Patrick Wilson), as summed up by Slate’s “Guys on Girls” remark, “How can a girl like that get a guy like this?”
At Salon and Jezebel, writers condemn discomfort with Dunham’s body, with Soraya Roberts from Salon saying, “God forbid you’re a woman with an unconventionally beautiful body and you’re okay with it.”
Although our reactions vary, we seem to concur with the premise that Dunham is making a statement when she bares all.
Yet no one has questioned whether she’s shaking things up in the most efficient way.
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