Okay, so if you've ever read a book by a male author, you've most likely come across a rather bizarre description of a female character. I'm talking about passages like this:
Now obviously not all male writers objectify their female characters like this. But there is a large enough percentage of them that audiences took note and made some absolutely stellar memes about it. Here are some of the snarkiest and most hysterical memes calling out this trope.
This multiple-choice question no one should have to answer:
This distracted eye witness:
This man who definitely got it:
This "alternative" girl:
This woman who just wants a break:
This innovate take:
What these male authors are really thinking about when they sit down to write:
The real priorities here:
This Man Who Anyone Would Hang Up On Immediately:
This frustrating trope:
This incredibly accurate tweet:
What we all wish we could do to these writers:
And finally, this sad "attempt" at giving a character dialogue:
Thank you to r/menwritingwomen for such quality content! Who are some of your favorite women authors who don't treat their women characters like objects? Who are some of your favorite male authors who subvert this trope? Let us know, because we here at Books Do Not Snore desperately need some better writing after making this article!