…g a protagonist desires. A best friend, sure. A love interest, in a sapphic novel? Also acceptable. But a hero is rarely a girl who wants to be pretty, likes being pretty, or — God forbid — is good at being pretty.YA Protagonists Still Aren’t Like Other Girls2.6K31Ashia MonetRenata Gomes·Dec 15, 2020oh, she's pretty. She just doesn't KNOW she's pretty, get it?