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

1. Sera, UnOrdinary: Subcategory: mental   Link: unOrdinary Sera is apparently one of the most powerful characters in unOrdinary. According to John, she's almost a god. We still aren't sure what her powers are, but it's clearly got something to do with time; she can freeze people randomly, and can rewind certain events. Sera is a … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Physical Strength in Webtoons

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

Honorable mention: Astrid, How To Train Your Dragon series 1. Black Widow, Marvel studios   Subcategory: mental Do I need to explain her? Black Widow is smart and strong, able to kick anyone's butt. She is a former Russian operative, but then worked for SHIELD and now, The Avengers. Black Widow is very popular for her … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Physical Strength in Movies

Analyzing Strength in Women in Fiction: Physical Strength in TV and Anime

Honorable mention: Melinda May, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D 1. Sameen Shaw, Person of Interest: Subcategory: mental Like John Reese, the main character of POI, Shaw worked for the government program that tackled the Machine's "relevant" numbers. She can easily take out a room of guards and soldiers, including a bunch of strong men nearly twice her … Continue reading Analyzing Strength in Women in Fiction: Physical Strength in TV and Anime

Analyzing Three Types of Strength in Women in Fiction: Physical Strength in Books

I've been reading a lot of articles lately on what makes strong women, and noticed that many of them noted women who were physically above average. But then I thought about how many female characters I personally admire wouldn't do so well in a fight. And then I wondered; what makes these characters, who probably … Continue reading Analyzing Three Types of Strength in Women in Fiction: Physical Strength in Books