Smart Girls Love Shakespeare
Making a character seem smart by having them read classic literature
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(permanent link) added: 2013-02-16 01:11:53 sponsor: blueisasome (last reply: 2013-02-17 21:48:29)

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Sometimes characters are a little smarter, or a little quirkier, or just a little different from the other kids at school. One way creators show this is by making them love classic literature. It doesn't have to be just Shakespeare, though it often is, as long as it's old and boring to most people it fits.

Examples:
  • Bella from Twilight loves Wuthering Heights among other books.
  • Jennifer from Extraordinary.

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