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To Adapt, Or Not To Adapt? (TCWT)

To Adapt, Or Not To Adapt? (TCWT)

The answer to the question in the title? MAKE IT A MUSICAL. — It’s time for my contribution to the Teens Can Write Too blog chain — but first off, a few pieces of housekeeping. 1) I’ve now finished my exams. Forever. My A-Levels are done. I’m still registering this fact — I’ve been done for almost three hours now, but I can’t quite figure out how to feel, and my body doesn’t know how to come down from ultra-anxious…

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The Misrepresentation of Meriadoc Brandybuck

The Misrepresentation of Meriadoc Brandybuck

I’ve been rereading The Fellowship of the Ring (because it’s been about eight years, and I wanted to), and today I decided to watch the film again, too. Like the book, it’s been a long time since I saw it, so my memory isn’t the clearest. However, one thing had become very obvious to me while I was reading the book: Merry was treated very poorly by the films. Admittedly, it wasn’t as bad, when I watched it, as I…

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Femininity Is Not Weakness

Femininity Is Not Weakness

“Q: So, why do you write these strong female characters? A: Because you’re still asking me that question.” (Joss Whedon) I’ve done very little that was productive this weekend. Okay, so I finished a novel, did the ironing, and did the washing up, but I also watched six episodes of Robin Hood, one episode of Doctor Who, one episode of Supernatural and stayed up until one in the morning laughing at nothing with a friend who’d come to keep me…

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