The Flaw of Perfection in Female Protagonists


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"Have courage, and be kind" as we take a look at some examples of modern female protagonists, the pitfalls of their portrayals and what they could learn from the lives of the saints.

Music: Ashton Manor by Kevin MacLeod

Hosts: Rachel Sherlock and Phoebe Watson

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Works mentioned:

Barbara Nicolosi (Podcast: The Church of the Masses)

Wonder Woman

Captain Marvel

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi

Star Wars: Rogue One


The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Dumbo (2019)

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

A Series of Unfortunate Events (Book series and film adaptation)

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Cinderella (2015)

Harry Potter (film series)

That Time Disney Remade Beauty and the Beast, Lindsay Ellis (YouTube video)

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

War and Peace (2016 TV series)

Anne of Green Gables

Anne with an E

Our Lady of Sorrows by Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson

Quote on Holiness by Pope Benedict XVI

Prayer of Discernment by Bl. John Henry Newman

The Life-Giving Will of the Father by Fr. Bonaventure Perquin, O.P.

Prayer of Abandonment by Thomas Merton

The Story of a Soul by St. Therese of Liseux

What We’re Enjoying at the MomentPhoebe:Anne of the Island by L.M. MontgomeryThe Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton

Rachel:Eighth Grade

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