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the main good female character in a work of fiction

a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds

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His first heroine, Pamela, is a plebeian serving-maid, and his second, Clarissa, a fine-spirited young lady of the wealthy class, but both are perfectly and completely true and living, throughout all their terribly complex and trying experiences.
They all consist of series of letters, which constitute the correspondence between some of the principal characters, the great majority being written in each case by the heroine.
Indeed, the usual conception of a novel in his day, as the word 'History,' which was generally included in the title, indicates, was that of the complete story of the life of the hero or heroine, at least up to the time of marriage.
Moreover, her theme is always love; desirable marriage for themselves or their children seems to be the single object of almost all her characters; and she always conducts her heroine successfully to this goal.
Although these were not the terms that our heroine would have used herself in speaking of this personage, yet she thought they plainly indicated his superiority, and she waited in feverish suspense to hear more.
today's heroines have much better chance," she added The Amar Prem actress says maintaining continuity then was difficult.
The March of Dimes has named CSRA Inc Proposal Analyst Erica Brouillette as a finalist for the Heroines of Washington Awards.
DRIVING FORCE CONSIDERING last week's big release was the Vidya Balan- toplined Begum Jaan , this means, with the release of Noor and Matr , the Bollywood box- office over the next few days will entirely be driven by heroines.
This study examines how portrayals of teen and young adult heroines in 21st-century popular culture connect to cultural discourses about female embodiment and technology (as opposed to Joseph Campbell's hero's journey), outlining a theoretical framework for a new kind of heroism characterized by the process of becoming an individual and a character's special talent or ability that is beyond the average person.
Though criticized and overlooked, Ovid's transvestic, lovelorn letters from Greek heroines to their absent heroes give an enlightening perspective to the well-known stories.
Freedom Heroines is book four of the Profiles series.
One of the greatest heroines of all time returns and reveals the wisdom she received from Archangel Michael.
The first and most important was the conclusion that the old chestnut that heroines cannot carry a film is now dead.
The MCSW honored the Unsung Heroines at the 2012 Unsung Heroines Ceremony on May 16 in the Great Hall of the Statehouse.
In this reference for general readers and students in high school and up, 94 alphabetical articles describe the most well-known heroes and heroines from Greek and Roman mythology, from Achilles to Troilus, and also cover overlapping demigods, nymphs, sorceresses, and other creatures that inhabited the mortal world and figured prominently in the myths of the heroes and heroines.