Thursday, July 11, 2013

Link love and quotes

*This man fell for a woman through her poetry before ever meeting her. Is there anything better than a literary love story?

*4 things powerful women tell themselves

 *A clear, well-written piece on feminism and its misconceptions

*My favorite first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, on conformity and living on your own terms

*Two great topics: fiction and gender roles! This article asks if characters are judged more harshly when they are female

*Fiction and empathy

*New screening methods for post postpartum depression

*No, the quote obsession never ends. From two inspiring authors:

Maya Angelou: "You are only free when you belong no place---you belong every place---no place at all."
Khaled Hosseini: "And that's the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too."