Posts Tagged ‘ Female Hero’s Journey ’

Parlor Discourse on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

For myself, I’ve decided that Thelma and Louise started out to be a tale of the female hero’s journey but ended up a road marker of the dissolving, cornered place for women attempting to travel inside the painful territories of the Male Narrative.  All Thelma and Louise could do for release from the control exerted by men was to kill themselves. IMDB production still from Thelma and Louise
Is Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on a hero’s journey?  I’d have to say no.  But I am claiming her story as an emergent path of the Narrative Otherways.  And she’s definitely on a quest. 

How our tattooed girl opens the conversation on a Narrative Otherways

This tale of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a pushpin stuck in our cultural map, a “you are here” where Lisbeth Salander finds release into who she is by her pursuit of the story’s central mystery, the serial murder of womenContinue reading