Jeannie Draws Swords

I found an interesting comment on my reflection on depictions of the Asian male and sexuality on Tumblr:

This is an interesting, if not confusing, read. While I’m not familiar with Lin’s books, from the book covers she’s posted of her own work, I don’t think her plots differ very much from the typical romance story. As in, the women are very much objectified. None of them are even facing forward, or looking at the viewer. They are figures to be held or caressed but do not stand alone; there are few active verbs to describe them based on these images. Continue reading