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Female Agency and Shadow and Bone

By Paola Warning: May contain Spoilers When people talk about strong female characters in literature, the term “agency” is often used, so I thought I would talk about what this means. In fiction, the term refers to: “the ability for a person, or agent, to act for herself or himself. A person who is not allowed to act for her/himself is lacking in agency, or is said to have been denied agency.” Often, female... Continue Reading →


Discussion: If I was Your Girl-Meredith Russo

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school in Lambertville, Tennessee. Like any other girl, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret. There’s a reason why she transferred schools for her... Continue Reading →

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