An English Literature student interested in how books and video games collide. Currently studying English and Creative Writing at the University of Western Ontario.
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What the Seeker Has Sought: Femininity and Masculinity in Horizon Zero Dawn
The progressive female representation of Aloy in Horizon Zero Dawn has been praised by reviewers and gamers alike. However, the gender politics of Horizon Zero Dawn begs to be further examined. Is there a dichotomy created between the feminine and masculine through characters such as Aloy, Elizabet, and GAIA in contrast to Ted Faro, Sylens, and HADES? Additionally, how is this dichotomy complicated by these same characters or others that Aloy encounters?