Tag Archives: Strong Women

The Skyler White problem: can we accept complex female characters?

Tweet*Spoilers for Breaking Bad, Buffy, Firefly, and Game of Thrones* Sophia McDougall’s great article “I hate Strong Female Characters” has been posted all over my social networks in the past week. I agree that female characters in pop fiction rarely get to be full, complex people, and that “strength” often functions as another one-dimensional, unrealistic [...]
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Review: Detroit Repertory Theatre’s Production of “A Lesson Before Dying”

Tweet Have you ever watched something that made you feel plugged into something larger than yourself? Has a work of art ever made you feel brand new and reflective about your shortcomings all at the same time? Have you seen something lately that made you feel inspired and lucky that you were alive to witness [...]
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