The Meaning of Girlhood

As described by Jacqueline Reid-Walsh in her writings on “Girlhood” in Keywords for Children’s Literature, the term “girlhood” can be interpreted in numerous ways, depending on your perspective or the context in which it is …

Girlhood

Jacqueline Reid-Walsh informs the reader both about the technical term as well as the extensive history surrounding the term, “girlhood.” In the beginning of her essay, Reid-Walsh raises some deep and thought-provoking questions, such as …

“Girlhood”

In Keywords for Children’s Literature, Jacqueline Reid-Welsh’s defines girlhood as “the state of being a girl; the time of life during which one is a girl. Also: girls collectively” (Reid-Welsh 92). Which then specifically can be …