“What Girls Want”

Shira found this awesome article from the Atlantic on adolescent women and the need to escape into fantasy. Click the image to read more online!

The salient fact of an adolescent girl’s existence is her need for a secret emotional life—one that she slips into during her sulks and silences, during her endless hours alone in her room, or even just when she’s gazing out the classroom window while all of Modern European History, or the niceties of the passé composé, sluice past her.

Bella's inner fantasies turned real in TWILIGHT have entranced a generation of readers - what does this say about pubescent girls at large?

Bella’s inner fantasies turned real in TWILIGHT have entranced a generation of readers – what does this say about pubescent girls at large?

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