“Lisa is always searching for something she doesn’t see in the world,” Jean explains. While we watch her navigate displacement and longing in the Simpsons universe, Lisa embodies this quality, one that is intrinsically tied with the experience of girlhood.In my interviews with young women who see themselves in Lisa, I learn many relate most strongly to the fact that her voice is often ignored when she feels it’s needed most. Viewers, however, can look through the funhouse mirror of the Simpsons universe and still see Lisa clearly; we hear her when she thinks no one in Springfield is listening.

Quelle: We Are Lisa Simpson: 30 Years with the Smartest and Saddest Kid in Grade Two | Broadly