Warriors and Healers: Messages About Heroines in Young Adult Fantasy Novels
For the most part, the messages presented about heroines in each book were positive. Most of the women were strong, self sufficient characters who did not need rescue and who were often among the toughest and smartest characters. However, some problems were noted in that women often stayed in stereotypical roles such as nurturing healers.
School Location:USA - North Carolina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:fantasy content analysis young adults’ literature evaluation women in sex role
Date of Publication:04/14/2005