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The Journey of the Heroes

Now that the novel has ended and come full circle back to England, I realized how well She follows Joseph Campbell’s archetype of the ‘Journey of the Hero,’ as the main male characters from England leave their familiar world and … Continue reading

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He

My initial reaction to this novel was mostly in regard to what the novel is saying about the consequences of strong women and female authority, but I think that it is also significant to notice what it says about men.  … 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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