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She as a Very Dark and Twisted Disney Princess

From when I saw the cover of She until about the third day of reading it, I had high hopes for the female representation in “She.” The powerful woman raising her arms in a commanding fashion, staring at the looker … Continue reading

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Life and Death

As one would expect with a book entitled She, gender roles is an important theme throughout the story. In the last section of reading, Leo, Holly, Job, and Ayesha penetrate “the very womb of the world” (245). Ayesha says, “prepare … Continue reading

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She’s Weakness

In this section of text, we can see She dramatically shift from embodying the male characteristics of the wordles we look at in class to those of the female. But what would cause such a sharp change in She’s character, … Continue reading

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Globalization Early in the Novel

As a novel written in the time of globalization and a time period of mixing cultures as the world begins to become “smaller.” The group’s travels serve as a symbol of European countries that are too branching out to uncharted … Continue reading

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When Women are Unbearable

As I was reading this section of She, I was surprised by the amount of violence associated with women in the Amahagger culture.  Unlike Middlemarch and The Moonstone, the women in this novel have much more power over men but … Continue reading

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