Elly, twenty-one, UK, ISFJ, Hufflepuff, feminist, lit graduate, old queen, house Stark. Terminally obsessed with Mary McDonnell, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Barbra Streisand."I have no claim over the woman at all, unless it's the claim one who has nearly drowned has over the person who pulled her out of the ocean."
There are no Jack Kerouacs or Holden Caulfields for girls. Literary girls don’t take road-trips to find themselves; they take trips to find men.
"Great" books, as defined by the Western canon, didn’t contain female protagonists I could admire. In fact, they barely contained female protagonists at all.
The thing about this is that sculptures like these in art history were for the male gaze. Photoshop a phone to it and suddenly she’s seen as vain and conceited. That’s why I’m 100% for selfie culture because apparently men can gawk at women but when we realize how beautiful we are we’re suddenly full of ourselves…
Girls don’t let anyone tell you loving yourself is vanity.
“You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, put a mirror in her hand and you called the painting “Vanity,” thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for you own pleasure.” ― John Berger, Ways of Seeing
do you ever stop and think about how high school musical and breaking bad take place in the same town
WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER
HAPPY 20TH ANNIVERSARY, F.R.I.E.N.D.S!!
How come every other organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy, except your brain?
- PE Teacher: why are you running so slowly
- Me: It does not matter how slow you go, as long as you do not stop - Wisdom of Confucius
He obviously adores her