I can’t resist those tough chicks of our favorite classic lit reads.
What are the qualifications for a tough chick of lit? Well, how about capable, quick of wit, common sense, a set of skills, determination, fudging the lines of feminine acceptability for the time period, and not necessarily physically a beauty contestant in looks but going for lots of personality?
Here is a grocery list of chicks of lit likables: (all images from GoodReads)
Shakespeare’s Beatrice and Kate
That’s just a start. I’m working on round two. Any nominations? Who is on your list for literature’s tough chicks?