Tag: childhood

Aisha’s Relationships in Winx Club as Stages of Life

(This is an edited repost from my former Winx blog, Una di Noi Winx.) As you know, the name “Aisha” means “life” or “alive” in Arabic. I think her relationships with Anne, Nabu, Roy, and Nex represent four condensed stages of life: childhood, adolescence, young adulthood (the college years),...

Loneliness

How do I keep ending up as that girl who loves something everyone else hates? It happened when I was a kid, too. My favorite show from sixth grade onward was Digimon, but my classmates thought it was childish and stupid. They made fun of me constantly for liking...