Monthly Archives: September 2014

An Unlikely Heroine.

Catherine Morland. “No one would have supposed her to be born a heroine.” -Northanger Abbey.   Catherine Morland is perhaps my best-loved heroines of Jane Austen. I first discovered Northanger Abbey when I was about 10 years old. Around this time I … Continue reading

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The Art of Survival.

Rosalyn Rosenfeld. “Sometimes you gotta crack a couple of eggs to make an omelet.” -Rosalyn Rosenfeld, American Hustle. Neurotic, out of control and ditzy, American Hustle’s Rosalyn Rosenfeld is definitely the funniest creation of David O.Russel. With a Best Supporting Actress Bafta … Continue reading

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Look Closer

Jane Burnham. “Janie’s a pretty typical teenager- angry, insecure, confused.” -American Beauty. American Beauty tells the story of a depressed suburban office worker who undergoes a mid-life crisis, resulting in him becoming infatuated with his teenage daughter’s best friend. The actress, … Continue reading

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A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away….

Princess Leia Organa “I’d just as soon kiss a wookie”. -Princess Leia, Star Wars. Known as the most memorable woman in the Star Wars universe, Princess Leia Organa is both driven and dedicated. Being the youngest ever of the Galatic Empire, Leia … Continue reading

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The Reigning Lorelai

Lorelai Gilmore “One day, I decided that instead of being hurt and upset by your disapproval, I’m gonna be amused.” -Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls. Opinionated and high spirited, Lorelai Gilmore rebelled against her traditional parents by making her own life … Continue reading

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