I've been writing about themes in literature on this blog since 2011, when I penned my first Twilight deconstruction post. I use the term "deconstruction" liberally without apology, as the accompanying mental image of taking something apart with my bare hands resonates strongly with me. My purpose on my blog is to break literature down into its individual pieces and then minutely examine those tiny parts in order to talk about larger trends in our society and to pinpoint harmful tropes.

This site index page was created to introduce new readers to my older posts. Each index link below takes the reader to a full index post for the relevant deconstruction, which allows navigation through each deconstruction by sequential order.

» Good Luck With That (Kristan Higgins)
» Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
» Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
» Narnia Chronicles (C.S. Lewis)
» Time Quintet (Madeleine L'Engle)
» Twilight (Stephenie Meyer)
» Xanth (Piers Anthony)

Film & Media:
» Animation
» Buffy the Vampire Slayer
» Claymore
» Elementary
» Film Corner
» Friends
» Fringe
» Revolutionary Girl Utena

» Afterland (Lauren Beukes)
» The Men (Sandra Newman)
» Sleeping Beauties (Stephen King)

» Disability
» Fat Acceptance and Body Positivity
» Feminism
» Gender
» Texas Activism
» Tropes
» "Let's Play" Videos

Helpful Links:
» All The Pronouns I've Found So Far by DestroyTheCistem
» "Straight Passing Privilege" is a Myth, by Bi-Privilege tumblr
» Why I call myself Queer, by Earth Moon Lotus tumblr
» The Radical Copyeditor's Style Guide for Writing About Transgender People by Alex Kapitan

Want more? If you like my deconstructions, you may also like:
» Anwen's Mythology Mondays (Tea Shoes and Hair)
» Better Myths (Cory O'Brien)
» Dresden Files (Will Wildman)
» Ender's Game (Will Wildman)
» Ender's Shadow (Will Wildman)
» Fifty Shades of Grey (Erika M.)
» Handbook for Mortals (Jenny Trout)
» Harry Potter (Point Stick, Vent Spleen)
» Maze Runner (Whitley Birks)
» Revolutionary Girl Utena (Jen Blue)
» Speaker For The Dead (Will Wildman)