40 TV and Movie Characters Who Were The Quintessential IT Girls
Summer ((500) Days of Summer)
Summer is an interesting case of the IT girl phenomenon. Because (500) Days of Summer is told from the man’s perspective, it’s hard to get a great sense of who she is. She feels like an IT girl because the man perceives her that way.
By the end of the film, though, you realize that she may ultimately be more normal than she seems. (500) Days of Summer is consistently questioning the very idea of a woman who is perfect. Summer is mysterious and funny, but she’s also human. It’s important to remember that humanity, especially when you’re working in stereotypes like the IT girl.