The false male archetype: possession and protection in YA fiction

So, I seem to come across a reoccurring theme in the literary world: the possessive teenage boyfriend.  This frustrates me, because it’s confusing for young girls (and women.  I mean, who are we kidding?).  Already, girls go through elementary school learning that if a boy likes them, then they’re mean to them.  This sets us up …

Keyword Shenanigans

That’s right folks.  I’m procrastinating writing real stuff by engaging in goofy bloggery.  Hey, it’s a Monday.  I gotta ease into this craziness.  Anyways, my keyword word searches have been such a fan favorite that I think it’s time for another installment.  (Check out previous posts here and here.)  Alright. Here we go.  You know the drill.  …