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Underrated Female Heroes Book Tag

Hi Everyone, I hope you’re all having an amazing day. I was tagged by the awesome  Mandy from Book Princess Reviews to do the Underrated Female Heroes Book tag.

Rules

  • Please PINGBACK to the creator at Kate @ Melting Pots and Other Calamities.
  • Answer the questions.
  • Choose female characters from books, movies, TV, anime, Webtoons, etc.
  • Tag as many people as you want, but at least one person.
  • Have fun!

 

Name a heroine you like, but whom you feel is always overshadowed by the male characters in the story

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Elena Gilbert from The Vampire Diaries series. I love her but she definitely gets overshadowed by the Salvatore brothers.

For that matter, name a heroine whom you feel is always overshadowed by the other female characters in the story

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For this I would go with Elide from the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. She is my favourite character in the series but I feel she is overshadowed by some of the other strong willed women in the series.

Name a character who had potential but was greatly underutilized in her story

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Elain from the ACOTAR Series by Sarah J. Maas. I feel like everyone just passed her off as the weak and uninteresting sister but I feel that there is more to her than anyone knows and I hope we get to see this in later books.

Name a female character who you either find better in her book than her movie, find better in her movie than her book, or whose portrayals you find equal

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Book Ginny from the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling is much better than movie Ginny. I don’t think they did her character justice in the movies at all.

Name a character who you want more backstory on

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Sorscha from the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. I really loved her character and wish we had gotten more from her and learned more about her.

Name a character with traits you feel are sadly overlooked by everyone

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Sansa Stark from the A Song of Ice and Fire Series by George R.R. Martin. I feel there is a lot more to Sansa than what everyone sees.

Name a morally grey character. (Villain or anti hero!)

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For this I have to go with Mia from the Nevernight Chronicles by Jay Kristoff.

A character you’re stunned isn’t more famous

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Riley Blackthorne from The Demon Trappers Series by Jana Oliver. She is such a kickass character and I wish more people knew about her.

A character from a piece of fiction you’re amazed isn’t more famous

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Sophronia from The Finishing School Series by Gail Carriger. She is another character that I adore and feel she deserves to be more well known.

I Tag

13 thoughts on “Underrated Female Heroes Book Tag

  1. Oooh I loved your answers, Michaela! I agreed with so many of them. I totally agree about Elena. I feel like she never gets talked about because everyone is talking about Damon or Stefan – and I mean get their epicness but also Elena?? And I totally agree about Elain as well! I feel like she has a lot of depth, but she always get touched on last. These were such great picks, Michaela, and it was a lot of fun to read! 🙂

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    1. Thank you and thanks so much for the tag it was really fun to do. While I love Stefan and Damon Elena deserved a bigger share of the spotlight and I just feel that there is a lot more to Elain that we just haven’t seen 😀💜

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