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Strong Female Character: Lizzie Bennet

For those of you that don’t know, Lizzie is the main character of Jane Austen’s hugely influential novel, Pride and Prejudice. Often regarded as the quintessential romantic novel, Austen’s tale of the romantic misadventures of the Bennet sisters has been hugely influential on the modern romance novel, and several adaptations have been made in the two hundred or so years since it was published. 1,904 more words

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True Love: Don't get me wrong by Estela Caballero

“It’s not a fairy tale but I fall in love with him more and more everyday.  The secret is that we are kind to each other.   22 more words

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Loud: Don't get me wrong by Estela Caballero

“Loud doesn’t equal strength.  Loud doesn’t mean you are right.  Most of the time, loud just means loud.”

–Estela Caballero

Latina

Soft: Don't get me wrong by Estela Caballero

“Don’t get me wrong.  Soft spoken doesn’t mean soft.”

–Estela Caballero

Mexican

Essay on Fiction: Back to the Beginning, Tempest Rose

“I don’t appreciate your bipolar-psycho bitch attitude!”

The words rattle around in my head like a bad hangover. I stop. I need to go back to the beginning. 1,038 more words

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Nerds, Geeks and Dorks, the Difference Between Them.

I always assumed geeks, dorks and nerds all meant the same thing. I always considered myself nerdy because I like things nerdy boys like. But I am not a nerd and the things I like are not like things of nerdy boys. 511 more words

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