Trust Me – I’m a Woman

When Hero and Claudio get married in Much Ado About Nothing, Hero is accused of sleeping with another man. The previous night, Claudio had witnessed villain Don Jon’s sidekick Borachio having sex with Margaret, whom Claudio mistakes for Hero. At the wedding, Hero becomes distressed and vehemently denies the allegations against her. But no matter how much she asserts her innocence, neither her fiancé nor her … Continue reading Trust Me – I’m a Woman

Kill the role-model…

… let us – women – live ! Something always bothered me with the popular role-model rhetoric. I have never said I had one, nor aspired to become one. I have never considered that women should be labeled that way either. However, I hadn’t specified what that bothering “something” was until I read about the inevitable, negative counterpart of such a liberticide concept: the “anti-role … Continue reading Kill the role-model…