Abstract

Study of the female protagonists in several post-2000 novels for young adults reveals that Morris and Reeve provide healthy and flexible models of gender roles and gender identity. In contrast, McKenzie, Springer, and Wood provide restrictive and old-fashioned ones while Kemp presents a dangerously negative model of womanhood.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1934-1539
Print ISSN
1078-6279
Pages
pp. 69-90
Launched on MUSE
2012-10-04
Open Access
No
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