Often inliterary criticism, writers are told that a character isn’t likable, as if a character’s likability is directly proportional to the quality of a novel’s writing ~ Roxane Ga
I was going through a news archive, of one of my favourite writer, a feminist, a fellow countryman and a woman by gender. I came across one of her recent speech and I thought I should share with my ever interactive friends.
The award winning author and renowned feminist thinker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave a speech at the 2015 Girls Write Now Awards ceremony about the pitfalls and stupidity of pursuing likability.
Well if you don’t know, I live in a world where women are taught from a young age to be inoffensive, loving and working to avoid “stains” but Adichie thinks that wrong and had her heart bare laid bare to the world.
She thinks this attitude and pressure…
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