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Motherhood

The keywords essay “Gender” states that “…specific constructions of gender…allow or disallow certain behaviors or experiences on the basis of biological sex…”. Hateley argues that gender constricts people to particular actions because of feminine and …

Dream Crazier

Gender roles are a societal standard that people of all ages and circumstances feel the need to conform to. Both the Nike – Dream Crazier Ad and His Heart’s Desire represent contradictions to the gender …

Domestic and The Incredibles 2

In Claudia Nelson’s description on the keyword “Domestic”, Nelson speaks on the definition of domestic and how domesticity is represented in children’s literature. Specifically, Nelson talks about domestic fiction and how tales of the family …

Race in On My Block

The popular Netflix show “On My Block” centers the story on 4 teenagers – Monse, Cesar, Ruby and Jamal –  living predominantly Latino/a and black neighborhood. In the first season, Cesar, whose brother is a …

Domestic

The representation of domestic has been seen widely through movies, novels, and stories. In a section of Keywords for Children’s Literature written by Claudia Nelson, she introduces the topic of “Domestic” which has been defined …

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