Monthly Archives: February 2014

Hobbits as Heroes

A fan or not, it’s hard to get around the fact that Middle Earth is a font for blockbuster movies.  There have been five so far, each installment getting an extended version, and people flock to watch the movies and … Continue reading

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The Traditional Heroine

Last week I spoke about the development of the female hero from a masculinized woman into a woman who is allowed to retain her normal social roles.  This week I would like to focus on the woman’s contribution to adventures. … Continue reading

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The Superheroine Liberal

Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Supergirl, Black Cat, Sue Storm, and Jean Grey.  Your typical female superheroes, right?  Not so much.  I did a quick search of my library and on the internet and learned a very interesting fact; there are only … Continue reading

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