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Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and the Femininity of Strong Female Characters

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When you think of some of your favorite characters in novels, who do you think of? A strong, bulky male character who guides the entire story in a positive direction, or fights for the rights of many? Often times, readers find that female characters sometimes hide in the shadows, sometimes going undiscovered and not getting the credit that they deserve. However, Miss Fisher sets apart the hidden female role that becomes prevalent in many stories – breaking the mold from Katniss, Black Widow, and other kickass females. Miss Fisher, from the Phryne Fisher Mysteries novels by Kerry Greenwood and the Australian show Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, is a 21st Century woman living in 1920s Australia. She loves everything fashion, lipstick,…

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