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

I'm sorry if this is shorter than usual...I'm very tired, life has been hectic lately. I hope you enjoy nonetheless. 1. Marge Gunderson, Fargo: Marge is a very unassuming woman. You take one look at her and assume she's not going to be the brightest cop around, what with her being not only folksy, but … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Emotional Strength in Movies

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

I may not be back yet...but I managed some free time and decided to work on an old post! So yeah, consider this a hiatus interlude or something. 😊 1. Akane Tsunemori, Psycho-Pass: In a world where mental health has been given (very twisted) priority, Akane seems to be seriously lucky. Her own Psycho-Pass is … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Emotional Strength in TV and Anime

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

1: Jenny Cavanaugh, Jackaby series: Jenny didn't seem like much early in the Jackaby series. Despite being a ghost, she wasn't as colorful as some of the other characters. But that changed with Ghostly Echoes, which focused on Abigail and Jackaby solving her murder, which had become a cold case. Jenny's main struggle isn't just … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Emotional Strength in Books

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

1. Yuri So, My Boo: Subcategory: emotional Yuri was born with the ability to see ghosts, but due to an incident in her childhood, she tends to avoid them. But when the home she moves into has a ghost named Jun already residing in it, she can't exactly ignore him. Since he's been alone for … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Webtoons

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

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