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Character archetypes: the damsel

Sometimes an archetype can have progressive connotations, whilst others can be outdated and contribute to stereotypes. But, often they can provide a platform for challenging these ideas. What is the damsel archetype, how does it play out in fiction, and what can we learn from it?  What does the saying damsel in distress mean?  The […]

August 30, 2019 by Laura Kelly
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How can ApolloPad help you draw a solid roadmap for the exciting journey that’s ahead of you?

April 26, 2019 by Laura Kelly