Dating a librarian

13-Mar-2016 14:07 by 9 Comments

Dating a librarian

He starts to open up a brand-new hardcover book much farther than it was made to open, ruining the spine, and then mistreats it some more.

Alternately, it could mean that a librarian who is faced with the abuse of books as a bargaining tool would take retribution by not making an exception for late fees for their partner, particularly if said partner is absent-minded or otherwise disorganized.

Between these, portrayals of librarians in young adult fiction are neutral to negative.

Here librarians are predominantly female, middle-aged, usually unattractive in some way, and mostly unmarried.

In modern times, the archetype of the "sexy librarian" has also begun to gain some traction, introduced in an effort to subvert the popular matriarchal image and make them more appealing to the average consumer.

Both archetypes boil down to a similar idea, however – an authoritative, implacable guardian of the books who, through either power or sex appeal, keep the library patrons in fear and thus maintain themselves as exclusive guardians of the otherwise obscure organization system in the library.

Personality is mixed between positive traits such as intelligence, likeability, and kind-heartedness; and negative traits such as strictness, timidity, excess fastidiousness, and eccentricity.

While some provide assistance to the main characters, several are the villains of the story.

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