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He Wrote, She Wrote: Gender Bias in Classic Literature

This is a double challenge! As you work through this list see if you can predict a trend in gender bias. Try not to look at the "solution" below until you have completed the list.
Results:
01: 21% He/79% She (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)
11: 37% He/63% She (Gone With the Wind)
21: 44% He/56% She (The Death of the Heart)
31: 47% He/53% She (Their Eyes Were Watching God)
41: 56% He/44% She (The Golden Notebook)
51: 57% He/43% She (Go Tell It on the Mountain)
61: 67% He/33% She (The Grapes of Wrath)
71: 71% He/29% She (To Kill a Mockingbird)
81: 80% He/20% She (Invisible Man)
91: 88% He/12% She (Heart of Darkness)
97: 97% He/3% She (Winnie the Pooh!!)
100: 99% He/1% She (The Hobbit)
Solution: The author of this study compared the ratio of uses of "he" compared to uses of "she" in a particular book. The challenge orders the books in declining % of "she". The table above shows some intermediate percentages.
From "Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve".
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Muriel Spark)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Muriel Spark)
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Talk Before Sleep (Elizabeth Berg)
Talk Before Sleep (Elizabeth Berg)
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The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
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The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
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The Bean Trees (Barbara Kingsolver)
The Bean Trees (Barbara Kingsolver)
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Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
7
Ellen Foster (Kaye Gibbons)
Ellen Foster (Kaye Gibbons)
8
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
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9
Sula (Toni Morrison)
Sula (Toni Morrison)
10
Orlando (Virginia Woolf)
Orlando (Virginia Woolf)
11
The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)
The Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)
12
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
13
The Good Soldier (Ford Madox Ford)
The Good Soldier (Ford Madox Ford)
14
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
15
Rubyfruit Jungle
Rubyfruit Jungle
16
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
17
The Shell Seekers (Rosamunde Pilcher)
The Shell Seekers (Rosamunde Pilcher)
18
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
19
Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
20
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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21
The Death of the Heart (Elizabeth Bowen)
The Death of the Heart (Elizabeth Bowen)
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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Sophie's Choice (William Styron)
Sophie's Choice (William Styron)
24
Bastard Out of Carolina (Dorothy Allison)
Bastard Out of Carolina (Dorothy Allison)
25
The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)
The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)
26
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
27
The Wings of the Dove (Henry James)
The Wings of the Dove (Henry James)
28
Howard's End (E. M. Forster)
Howard's End (E. M. Forster)
29
A Room With a View (E. M. Forster)
A Room With a View (E. M. Forster)
30
The Bluest Eye (Toni Morrison)
The Bluest Eye (Toni Morrison)
31
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
32
Pale Horse, Pale Rider
Pale Horse, Pale Rider
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33
Jazz (Toni Morrison)
Jazz (Toni Morrison)
34
Burgher's Daughter by Nadine Gordimer
Burgher's Daughter by Nadine Gordimer
35
A Good Man Is Hard to Find (Flannery O'Connor)
A Good Man Is Hard to Find (Flannery O'Connor)
36
Lady Chatterley's Lover (D. H. Lawrence)
Lady Chatterley's Lover (D. H. Lawrence)
37
Cold Sassy Tree (Olive Burns)
Cold Sassy Tree (Olive Burns)
38
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
39
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
40
O Pioneers! (Willa Cather)
O Pioneers! (Willa Cather)
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