By Sharon R. Mazzarella, Norma Odom Pecora
In present day society, progressively more mass media and renowned tradition is being produced for, approximately, and through pre-adolescent and adolescent women than ever prior to. The motive of this e-book is to assist us higher comprehend the complicated courting among ladies and their tradition. trained through a extensive variety of theoretical views and using quite a few methodologies, the essays during this assortment tackle the ways in which mainstream tradition "instructs" ladies on easy methods to develop into a woman-the ways that the tradition approves of "growing up girls." particularly, those essays study the messages mainstream tradition provides women approximately romance, sexuality, lifestyles reports, physique photograph, gender and tradition id, and how women themselves negotiate those messages.
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Extra resources for Growing Up Girls: Popular Culture and the Construction of Identity
Katherine’s doctor is comfortable with her anatomy and encourages her sexual independence by suggesting that she become “familiar” with her body. The clinic emphasizes her right to choose a method of birth control that meets her medical needs and sexual lifestyle. Katherine is treated with respect and dignity as she learns to become an agent in meeting her biological needs. It’s Not What You Expect (1973) presents a utopian feminist world where abortion is legal and safe and socially acceptable.
For example, she may not have had sex at the beginning of the novel but she already knows a lot about it. This includes It’s Not What You Expect and Forever. A third type of feminist literature most common in the second phase differs from the other two in its presentation of a feminist subjectivity in transition and explores the emotional ramifications of living a feminist lifestyle. , and Morning Is a Long Time Coming. The feminist assertion that the “personal is political” encouraged both the popular writers of the women’s movement and the feminist young adult authors to combine female concerns and genres with a feminist aesthetic of counterculture writing.
The association with Laura’s body and a mythic “advanced sexuality” reveals that her body has become contested terrain for the girls over their own apprehension about their developing bodies and subsequent sexual responsibilities. Blume critiques this conformity by giving Laura a voice in the text. In an argument between Laura and Margaret, Laura expresses the harm her false reputation has caused her: “Do you think it’s any fun to be the biggest kid in the class? . Think about how you’d feel if you had to wear a bra in fourth grade and how everybody laughed and how you always had to cross your arms in front of you.