Saturday, October 26, 2013

20 Classic YA Literature Heroines, Ranked

Flavorwire - By Michelle Dean on

This week marks the publication of The Book of Jezebel, a desk reference of every bit of feminist trivia you could want that would make a great gift for teenagers who are still learning about feminist reads on popular culture. 

But let’s face it: no one starts with an encyclopedia, in evaluating these things; you start with the books girls are given as young’uns, and those titles give you models of feminine behavior and independence to measure yourself against. 

So for a bit of fun in ye olde Jezebel spirit, here are the classic girl heroines of literature, ranked. Continue reading

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