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Luna Lovegood

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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2014, 12:27:08 AM »

I went as she for Halloween once, no one knew who I was  :'( everyone thought I was just being me because I look exactly like how she is described naturally.
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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #16 on: March 26, 2014, 03:36:58 AM »

And once again I can bring attention to Mortal Engines, where Hester Shaw is not "petite' in any term of the word...other than what's caused by starvation.
I always imagined Tom being scrawny  in comparison to Hester.

And the reason why a lot of the hunger games fanbase complained about Jennifer Lawrence's body type because Katniss is from starving nation and it was kind of weird to see her being played by someone with a curvy figure because of that.

 Not all the female  protagonist characters in young adult fiction are thin and  tiny it's just the ones that are in the mainstream & popular stuff right now.
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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2014, 05:40:52 AM »

Its related to the popularity of distopya fiction. You don't get non-petite people out of a starving world after all.
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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2014, 05:43:41 AM »

^ This
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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #19 on: March 26, 2014, 08:55:31 AM »

Well, to refer back to the article: That explained Katniss, but not Tris or Clary.
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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #20 on: March 26, 2014, 11:33:22 AM »

Well, Tris was blond pale and tiny, while Clary was red, pale and tiny, so I'm just going to say that they probably has Irish/English in them. In my experience all the women who I know that come from those lands are between 4.11 or 5.3.   
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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #21 on: March 26, 2014, 11:45:10 AM »

Clary's half English and half Swedish. I have no idea about Tris, though.
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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #22 on: March 26, 2014, 12:00:47 PM »

So we have Clary explained now.
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Re: YA Heroines....Buff but Petite?
« Reply #23 on: March 26, 2014, 04:02:19 PM »

Got another non-petite girl...Jenny, from the Eleventh Plauge. She's Chinese and she's got the body of a spec ops soldier...well, one that's 15 anyway. But you get the picture.
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