Category Archives: backlash

The “Strong” Female Roles of Reese Witherspoon

For my final project, I will be looking at Reese Witherspoon’s various roles as a female protagonist. I will be discussing Cruel Intentions, made in 1999 (she plays Annette Hargrove, innocent declared virgin who wins over the sexually promiscuous characters … Continue reading Continue reading

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How do we actually change any of this?

Susan Faludi’s Backlash feels very relevant to me this week. I spent the last four days marching on part of a 200 mile, two week long march with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in Florida*.  The CIW is a farmworker … Continue reading Continue reading

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