Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Movies

1. Louise Banks, Arrival: Subcategory: emotional Unlike other certain science fiction films, when aliens come to Earth, war doesn't immediately erupt. Instead, both humans and aliens try to communicate. But there's a catch: they can't understand each other. Enter Louise, an expert linguist. I haven't seen this movie for a while, so this will be … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Movies

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Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in TV and Anime+ I am back!

Yep, I have returned...again! Glad to be back. And yes, my trip went very well. Without saying much more, it was basically me touring schools. There will be more on this later, but for now, it's more personal. Basically, glad to be back, and my important trip went well (I hope!) 1. Weiss Schnee, RWBY: … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in TV and Anime+ I am back!

Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Books

Well, here we are again! I did this series of articles last year, where I took several female characters from fiction and looked over the ways they could be considered "strong". I was able to come up with three types of strengths: physical, emotional, and mental. Even within those three categories, the types of strength … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Books

Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Webtoons

Honorable mention: Ai Yun, Annarasumanara  1. Rosaura, Gepetto: Subcategory: emotional Link: Gepetto Rosaura may be one of the most intelligent androids to exist. She may look like a child, but without her, the androids would've lost the war against humans long ago. She is an expert hacker, but she's smarter than that; she is analytical and thoughtful, … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Webtoons

Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Movies

1.  Shuzuku Tsukishima, Whisper of the Heart: Subcategory: emotional Shizuku is an ordinary student who doesn't have much of a goal in life. She mainly loves to read, and doesn't know what else she would like to do. But through encounters with a young, ambitious violin maker, a cat statue, an antique shop owner, a … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Movies

Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in TV and Anime

1. Kurisu Makise, Steins;Gate: Subcategory: emotional At the young age of seventeen, Kurisu Makise was a renowned genius, had already graduated from college, and was working on a theory of time travel. However, her true genius became known to the viewers when she joined the Future Gadget Lab and worked alongside Okabe Rintaro. They uncovered … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in TV and Anime

Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Books

First, what is mental strength? It's not just intelligence; it's how you use your smarts. It can be perseverance in achieving goals, to sticking to what you know is right. It can be the opposite too; being able to change your beliefs when they are proven wrong. It can be being flexible as well. Mental strength … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Books