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Female Role-Models in Literature and Why They’re Relevant
Hello, everyone. I’m Natalie, from Science, Books and Silly Things and I want to thank Batool for this amazing opportunity.
Every one of us has a role model (or several) in literature, be it because they are a badass character or
because they have a characteristic that makes us identify with them.
Let’s talk about female role models. Some people think some of the female main characters
in, let’s say, YA books are weak because they “can’t do anything without a man” and “their
whole world turns around a guy.” Let’s be honest. Girls fall in love, and they can be badass
while doing it. (Guys fall in love as well, but when they do, and do something about it, they are
considered sensitive and cute. Double standard, much?) Love does not make us weak, in fact, it makes
us stronger. Female characters make tough…
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