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Queen Elizabeth I, the second daughter of King Henry VIII, was born in 1533 and died in 1603. Henry VIII was disappointed when Anne Boleyn birthed a daughter instead of a son to be heir to his throne. However, Queen Elizabeth I would later be considered the greatest English ruler in history. Art, music, and literature flourished under her reign. Click the image above to learn more.

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Charlotte Bronte and Jane Eyre - Social Conscience and Feminism in Victorian Literature

Charlotte Brontë ( 21 April 1816 – 31 March was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood, whose novels are English literature standards. She wrote Jane Eyre under the pen name Currer Bell.

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I got this book in 1994 from my parents Liberal friends. I don't remember paying much attention to it, or really reading it much. About to go read it!!

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“the thing about writing is / i can’t tell if it’s healing / or destroying me,” Rupi Kaur writes in her debut book of poetry, Milk and Honey. It’s a complete poem in its own - one of many micro-poems in the book, shorter tha...

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My heart is shattering as I read this. Girls!!! Screw what society says about what you should look like! All that matters at the end of the day is what you think of yourself, not what others think. Know that when you look in the mirror your reflection, you as a whole is so much more than skin deep. How you treat yourself and how you have the opportunity to make others feel good about their about beauty is what makes you a beautiful person. Amen!

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35 Gifts For The Feminist Book Lover In Your Life

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young heroines>>> It's good that they teach young girls to be fearless, smart and to follow their hearts. It's too bad that women in movies are usually reduced to dumb sex objects. Why can't grown women be featured like this ?

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young heroines>>> It's good that they teach young girls to be fearless, smart and to follow their hearts. It's too bad that women in movies are usually reduced to dumb sex objects. Why can't grown women be featured like this ?

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The best argument for reading books…

The best argument for reading books… BOOK LOVERS, CAN I GET AN "AMEN"!?!?

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25 books every girl should read before she turns 25

Classic literature is full of famous books about angsty teenage boys learning who they are as men. But what about all the women? The books about women's coming of age are not nearly as widely celebrated, but are they are JUST as significant and moving and important as all those books about boys. From young adult stories of adventure, to non-fiction graphic novels, these game-changing reads will shape how you think about being a woman — which let's be real, is mega important. It's time to ...

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