Columns // 2 Articles
The Empress' New Clothes: Brave New Heroines in Young Adult Fiction
8 Sep 2014 // 9:11 PM
Reading heroine-driven young adult (YA) fiction, one can't help but wonder why stagnant views of women’s sexuality and societal roles prevail.
'Eclipse': A Sort of Romantic Kind of Fairytale
31 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM
When I saw Eclipse, a gaggle of teenage girls behind me giggled, gasped and squealed their way through most of the film. Each time their hysteria erupted, it happened during a romantic scene.
New Moon: Wherefor Art Thou Edward?
4 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM
Bella and Edward's longing for each other is what makes the series so appealing. It fully encapsulates the bliss and agony of first love or any love that would make you lie down and die for the other person.