Bloody Mary: Ghost, Demon, Witch, or Fae?

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided that I would take a look at a famous urban legend.   I actually mentioned this legend last week in my mirror magic post, as she is believed to be summoned through gazing into a mirror.   Of course, I am referring to Bloody Mary!  …

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Jennifer’s Body: The Monstrous Feminine, Shadow Work Integration, and Goddess Aspects

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to take a look at the film Jennifer’s Body and how it works with the idea of the Monstrous Feminine and Shadow Integration!   I think this is a great topic to help explain how to better work through your own shadow and integrate it with…

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Penny Lane: Muse, Leanan Sidhe, Rock n’ Roll Band Aid

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday I have decided to discuss the character of Penny Lane in Almost Famous and by extension how she relates to the concept of the Rock and Roll Muse and Groupies of the Sixties in general!   Now, I do realize that the film is set in the 1970s not…

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Friday the 13th and the Divine Feminine

Happy Friday the 13th! No that was not sarcastic, as I truly love this day and this post is all about the reasons why. This is a little bit of a different Femme Fatale Friday.   Instead of simply writing about a specific female figure, character, or real-life woman, I am going to be discussing…

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Briar Rose, She Who is the Sleeping Beauty in the Wood

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to focus on various interpretations of Sleeping Beauty as a character and archetype.    Whether we call her Briar Rose, Aurora, or simply The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, she is an integral figure in fairytale and folkloric history.    As Sleeping Beauty is my absolute…

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Clara, Nutcracker Heroine

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss the heroine of one of the most classic Winter fairytales.    Clara is the main character of The Nutcracker, but in particular, I want to look at her as she is portrayed in the Disney re-imagining The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. I actually…

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Luna Lovegood, Quirky Creative Icon

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss one of my all-time favorite Harry Potter characters. Luna Lovegood is first introduced to readers in the fifth book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. She is initially described as a very eccentric Ravenclaw girl who is in Ginny’s year, often being…

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Snow White’s Wicked Queen

Welcome to day two of Winter Faerytale Week here on White Rose of Avalon.   Today also happens to be this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, so I have chosen a classic Winter Faerytale villain as my topic.   The Wicked Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves is amongst the vilest of fairytale characters.…

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Blodeuwedd, Wintery Owl Goddess

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss the Welsh Celtic Goddess Blodeuwedd.   In particular, I will be focusing on her aspect as an Owl Goddess and how this may relate to this dark and Wintery time of year.    Her dual nature of Flower Goddess and Owl Goddess can be…

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Anne Boleyn, Queen of Reformation

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss my favorite Queen of all time yet again.   After seeing the new docu-series about her on Netflix, which I also reviewed earlier this week here on White Rose of Avalon, I felt that she was the perfect topic for this week’s Femme Fatale…

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