Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Strongest Female Literary Characters of All Time – Part 2

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We continue our literary search for some of the very best female characters in books and film. We have already seen powerful women such as Jo March in Little Women, and Elizabeth Bennett in the classic period tale of Pride and Prejudice. What united these two great characters was their determination to face society and all its rules, but stick to their guns and ignore what was acceptable and to conform to what others wanted. We start our concluding part of our blog with Lisbeth Salander, who is one of the most intriguing women’s characters of all time. Lisbeth Salander The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo features a character named […]

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The Strongest Female Literary Characters of All Time – Part 1

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What can be more appealing than a leading female character in a good book or film? Some of history’s most intriguing literary characters, both fictional and real, have been female. From heroines to young teenage sleuths, female characters have captured our imagination ever since they first appeared in literature. The female is without doubt the most complex of the species, and therefore the most interesting to write and read about. And in this blog we explore some of the strongest female literary characters that have ever appeared in books. Elizabeth Bennett  Jane Austen is one of the most prolific writers of her generation, and her skill at describing characters in […]

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