Category: Heroes and villains

Tris Prior is more than just a buff, kick-butt character

 I know that books typically have more depth than films, but YA fiction has tended…

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Katniss vs. Tris: Who is the stronger character?

As the DC Comics superhero clash movie Superman Vs. Batman hits the theaters this weekend,…

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Is Katniss Everdeen a strong female character?

I have now seen all four Hunger Games movies and read all three books, and…

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Slytherins Unite! The good and the bad of the “dark side” of Harry Potter

By Claire W. Staley Hello all you Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws, and Slytherins, and welcome to…

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The unrocognized depth of the Divergent Triology

By Claire W. Staley Popular books often become the target of criticism simply because they…

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The social value of dystopian literature

by Claire W. Staley After discussing dystopian literature with a wide variety of people, including…

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