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Females and Harry Potter: Not All That Empowering
Females and Harry Potter is a deconstruction of the representations of women's agency in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Using critical discourse analysis and focusing on five themes (rule following and breaking, intelligence, validating and enabling, mothering, and resistance), Mayes-Elma explores the construction of traditional gender roles in the book. Additional ...more
Paperback, 155 pages
Published August 2nd 2006 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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You have got to be kidding me. If you're looking for a book that completely misses the mark, then I've found the book for you? As this book pathetically tries to prove that Hermione Granger was in no way a feminist with a group of lack-luster essays, I couldn't help but laugh. Poor Ruthann has no idea what feminism is and proves it in her low quality writing skills.