Whenever people get angry about the misogynistic tendencies of certain genres of literature (e.g. chick lit, YA, fantasy, and well, just about every genre really), they always seem to focus on the lack or presence of certain traits in the heroines. 1,030 more words
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1. Mary Lennox from The Secret Garden. Mistress Mary Quite Contrary started out as a sallow, neglected child, but with the help of a robin and some newfound friends, she brought life back to a garden and the people around her. 437 more words