Homosexuality In Molly Bolt's Rubyfruit Jungle

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“I don’t care whether they like me or not. Everybody’s stupid, that’s what I think. I care if I like me, that’s what I truly care about” (33), Molly Bolt is a strong-willed, genuine, and unapologetic protagonist that is striving to overachieve societal expectations based on her gender, race, and sexual preferences. Rubyfruit Jungle, by Rita Mae Brown, depicts the story of a young women chasing her identity and ambitions of being a film artist, all the while coming to realization of her lesbian sexuality. This novel portrays the hardships of lacking parental and financial support and the overwhelming will to succeed that undermines these limitations, as well as the constant search and adventure to discover new opportunities, in her life and
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