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ERIC Number: EJ538919
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-2840
"Girls Who Do Things": The Protagonists of Robin McKinley's Fantasy Fiction.
Sanders, Lynn Moss
ALAN Review, v24 n1 p38-42 Fall 1996
Suggests that in her novels of fairy tale/fantasy fiction for adolescents, Robin McKinley emphasizes the values found in most fantasy fiction, courage and honor. Also suggests she makes an important contribution to balancing gender roles in young adult fiction by portraying female characters who are physically strong, smart, and courageous. (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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