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The Problem with Strong Female Characters

It seems like I can’t go two steps without tripping over an ad for the latest instalment of The Hunger Games movie franchise. Granted, this may be because I still haven’t mastered the ability to avoid tripping over my own feet, but the point still stands. 462 more words


An Amazonian Princess.

Wonder Woman.

"You obviously have little regard for womanhood. You must
 learn respect."
-Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman is a woman who combines intellect, beauty and great physical skills. 182 more words


The Noblewoman of Shiring.

Aliena of Shiring.

"It did not occur to them that a woman could be dangerous.
How foolish they were."
-Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth. 506 more words

When Men Hate Women.

Lisbeth Salander

"She went around with the attitude that she would rather be
beaten to death than take any s***".
-Steig Larsson, Millenium Trilogy. 

Her Journey has become an international sensation and her secrets have captivated millons; Lisbeth Salander is the girl with the dragon tattoo… 279 more words


Women Behaving Badly.

"When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman 
gives her opinion she's a bitch."

-Bette Davis.

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