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Considering emerging heroines in young adult dystopian fiction, this project first examines them in a literary review. Using feminist ethics of care as a baseline, the review considers their unique worlds, agency, and motivation. Secondly, informed by the research, it attempts to add to their cannon with a new piece of creative writing.

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A Generation of Katnisses: The New Power of Female Protagonists in Young Adult Dystopian Literature

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Considering emerging heroines in young adult dystopian fiction, this project first examines them in a literary review. Using feminist ethics of care as a baseline, the review considers their unique worlds, agency, and motivation. Secondly, informed by the research, it attempts to add to their cannon with a new piece of creative writing.