marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
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semantic drift

My heroine reads romances. 

That is, because she lives in a medieval era, she  reads tales of knights and dragons, adventures, enchantresses, cryptic hermits, damsels in distress, kings, quests, wild men of the woods, lions, bears, gryphons, tournaments, etc.

I think I'm going to have to use another term.
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