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So Let's Talk About the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Personally, I love some of the character but not the trope. There are those people in our lives that bring us up out of our brooding or depression or anxiety and it does matter who is which gender or if we’re both the same. 650 more words


NO ONE BLOW ON MY SHOULDER PLEASE: 6 Things We Learned from A Walk to Remember

Boy meets girl, but girl has cancer. It gets worse.

Join Leann and Eryn as we g-chat our way through A Walk to Remember, a Nicholas Sparks novel-based film that Leann calls “a middle school crying movie,” and Eryn (now seeing it for the first time) calls “the worst kind of discourse about suffering” and also “oh jeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez.” 1,139 more words


The fault in John Green's feminism: the MPDG trope

Staff Writer

Much of the work of John Green, the famous young-adult fiction writer, deals with the trope of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl (MPDG), as seen in his popular novels… 939 more words

Sword And Shield

To All The Manic Pixie Dream Girls

I am sorry we let them kill you in every grotesque way they could.

I am sorry we called it “romance”.

I am sorry we let them fill you with smoke and booze and problems they never intend to solve. 424 more words


I was confused when the nice khaki wearing, Georgia Tech attending, mechanical engineering major, Alabama boy who had been flirting with me since I first approached him told me he had a girlfriend. 423 more words

Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Olivia Gatwood – “Manic Pixie Dream Girl” (WoWPS 2015)