Goddess of Empathy
Among the various regular characters, Troi's empathic
ability distinguishes her. This ability, which she developed through
her Betazoid mother, often makes her more vulnerable and less aggressive.
It also enables her role as Counselor. Considered withTroi's other
'feminine' traits, this level of emotional connectedness is marked as uniquely
feminine and secondary to logic and masculinity.
To think on...
-How does the character relate to and understand other
people? Her environment?
-What skills does she use to acquire information and
How do other people regard her way of knowing?
In what kinds of situations is she accurate, effective,