Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Why Heroines Die In Classic Fiction


Fascinating article. Have you ever wondered why heroines seem to get ill so easily or die in classic fiction? I know I have. They seem to get a cold and just die or nearly do so. Obviously the whole practice of bleeding people when they were already ill couldn't have helped. This article offers some interesting explanations or diseases of the times they could have suffered from.


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