Ten Things I Learned from Loving Anne of Green Gables
April 27, 2015 1:30 PM Subscribe
Realizing the gap between Anne and myself opened up a space for me, as a reader, to ask hard questions about even the books I cherish — and finally to move beyond these sorts of questions, realizing that expecting every character to be a role-model, a perfected version of myself, wasn’t the sort of feminist or reader I wanted to be.
Sarah Mesle is a contributor to the Los Angeles Review of Books.
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