A less-popular, but tenacious trope in YA and fantasy is having a heroine's virginity tied to her supernatural powers. Legit plot device or just an extension to the same Victorian morals that make us cry out in outrage whenever Miley Cyrus goes out of her way to be sexual and provocative?
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Check out Katya's new post in our Clichés Explained series. It's good! Very good!