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He Wrote, She Wrote: Gender Bias in Classic Literature - Page 2

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.
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The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
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Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)
The Thorn Birds (Colleen McCullough)
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Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
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The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
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The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
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The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
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Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
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49
Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
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Possession (A.S. Byatt)
Possession (A.S. Byatt)
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Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
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The World According to Garp (John Irving)
The World According to Garp (John Irving)
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Sons and Lovers (D.H. Lawrence)
Sons and Lovers (D.H. Lawrence)
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Under the Net (Iris Murdoch)
Under the Net (Iris Murdoch)
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Song of Solomon (Toni Morrison)
Song of Solomon (Toni Morrison)
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Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton)
Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton)
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All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
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A Thousand Acres (Jane Smiley)
A Thousand Acres (Jane Smiley)
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A Farewell to Arms
A Farewell to Arms
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Charlotte's Web (E.B. White)
Charlotte's Web (E.B. White)
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61
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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The American (Henry James)
The American (Henry James)
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
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The Shipping News
The Shipping News
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Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert A. Heinlein)
Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert A. Heinlein)
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
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A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
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As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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Winesburg, Ohio (Sherwood Anderson)
Winesburg, Ohio (Sherwood Anderson)
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
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I, Claudius (Robert Graves)
I, Claudius (Robert Graves)
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Ordinary People (Judith Guest)
Ordinary People (Judith Guest)
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Ulysses (James Joyce)
Ulysses (James Joyce)
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The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
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The Way of All Flesh
The Way of All Flesh
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On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
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