Not-So-Contemporary Romance: The Paradox of Disenfranchised Heroines

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Great article over at Heroes and Heartbreakers the other day:

Not-So-Contemporary Romance: The Paradox of Disenfranchised Heroines

‘But it’s not just about me—there’s a darker side to this. We need to come to terms with what we’re feeding into when we celebrate weaker heroines. When we surrender to fictional worlds in which the women are “less than” the men in all aspects of their lives, we are feeding ourselves a damaging lie with each conforming romance we read.’

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