Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Girl Who Was On Fire.

Katniss Everdeen. “You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.” -The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins. As the fictional protagonist of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss Everdeen has become a feminist icon and role-model for girls … Continue reading

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A Civilisation Gone With the Wind.

Scarlett O’Hara “After all, tomorrow is another day!” -Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell. High-spirited, vivacious, charming, vain, ambitious and selfish, Scarlett O’Hara is by far the most iconic southern belle in literary and cinematic history. set against the dramatic … Continue reading

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Love, Sex, Death, Passion, Fear, Obsession: Just Like Life.

Lux Lisbon “What we have here is a dreamer. Someone completely out of touch with reality.” -Jeffrey Eugenides A story about love, sex, death, passion, fear and obsession, The Virgin Suicides centres around the mysterious Lisbon sisters. Long before the first suicide, … Continue reading

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Feminism Through Cinema and Literature Introduction.

Feminism can be defined as the doctrine aimed at establishing and defending a state of equal social, political and economic rights for women. Over the past century, the feminist movement has determined many social factors surrounding the role and power … Continue reading

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