The Deconstruction Workers

The Deconstruction Workers

S02E01: The Mary Sue

January 04, 2019

Welcome to the premiere of Season Two! This week in the Deconstruction Zone, Dr. Rick Stevens is back to talk about the concept of the Mary Sue. What is a Mary Sue? Why do authors use this particular trope? Can there be Mary Sues that are canonical? And what about her counterpart, the Gary Stu?

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