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Brenda Austin-Smith, Matthew Cipa, and Temenuga Trifonova

their strengths and weaknesses. The most rewarding aspect of this discussion occurs in its final moments (98–101), where Slugan returns to some of the concerns he developed in the preceding chapter, where he considers the place of indexicality in André

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Dustin William Louie

from the strength of the lived experience, we can also rely on the Indigenous knowledges present in traditional communities to be translated into academic theory. To encourage systemic change, stakeholders must honor transformational Indigenous theory

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Authenticity and Aspiration

Exploring the CBBC Television Tween

Sarah Godfrey

have fun. The trio of Jas, Martha, and Lily functions to create a whole in that each individual’s strengths and weaknesses are positioned in relation to the group. In episodes in which one of the girls breaks rank with the group, all group members are

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Overlapping Time and Place

Early Modern England’s Girlhood Discourse and Indigenous Girlhood in the Dominion of Canada (1684-1860)

Haidee Smith Lefebvre

the subjugation of Indigenous females may run the risk of minimizing the positions of strength they maintained for centuries. Scholarly attention to what girls and young women said and did about the evolving social relations between Indigenous and Euro

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Cynthia Maurer

, thus becomes a source of strength for Ashley and Sylvia’s friendship; Ashley sees value in Sylvia’s craziness and confidence, articulating that value for her friend. Brittany, who is familiar with Zoey 101 , did not dispute Ashley’s claim, nor does she

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Lolita Speaks

Disrupting Nabokov’s “Aesthetic Bliss”

Michele Meek

still and I don’t have the strength to kick. I don’t care about anything anymore, nothing in the world.” She now feels that she “stink[s] of incest” (138) and is “the sex slave of a French creep” (140). Despite their initial sexual encounter during which

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Queer Girlhoods in Contemporary Comics

Disrupting Normative Notions

Mel Gibson

women. … Generally, they feature lady protagonists kicking ass in a variety of positive ways. … It's hopeful to write stories that exist in that space, because it gives you strength. I think it's very valuable and very important (quoted in Ching 2017

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Paula MacDowell

with her mother where she sees all those magazines that are prescriptive texts telling her how to be and picks up a cooking magazine that acts as a mask or screen to hide behind. By sharing her viewpoints, Meledy finds strength. She uses her voice. By

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Girlhood and Ethics

The Role of Bodily Integrity

Mar Cabezas and Gottfried Schweiger

deserves to have access to a soccer ball and whether she thinks she has the resources and strength to reverse any present circumstance preventing her from accessing that experience of kicking it is directly linked to her capabilities related to her self

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Stephanie Russo

challenging the dominant structures of their society, each assumes more control of his or her life, gaining unprecedented strength. ( 2006: 4 ) Anne Boleyn is an apt choice for the heroine of a YA historical fiction because her story has an obviously gendered