Ca n't we move past using mental illnesses as characters?
Ca n't we actually write some damn books instead of covering our lacking plots and lacking everythings with purple prose?
What ind of genuinely fucking pretentious bullshit was this.
Let me talk a bit more about the characters, because tha is obviousl the most angering thing about his ook.
I care about who she is as a person and why she is that way.And what bothers me even more is the handling of trauma and mental illness.
Mental illness is not character trait.
It 's hardly a character trait, it 's because, it 's because, and I am o fucking tired of authors pretending it is out of pure laziness.
I mean, Maddie is a depressed abuse victim and she does not act like one.
Maddie reads like a manic pixie dream trauma survivor, which is a new character archetype I just invented.
“ Oh, so kay, no one but god can see that things are good?
There was one moment of genuine emotion between two characters addressing genocide.
I have my own huge issues with the deliver of her protagonist, but at least it 's a trait.