Examines the narrative structure of Beauty and The Blue Sword in terms of Ganette’s distinction between mimetic authority and diegetic authority. Notes that both protagonists have little control over events and once their function is served, the patriarchal character of their world persists.
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Mythcon 52: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico; July 29 - August 1, 2022