Little Words, Big Ideas
Women and Femininity
Femininity is hard work. We don't just mean the makeup and the high heels. We mean cleaning the house. The whole house. And looking dainty while doing it. In "Girl," being a woman seems to be synon...
Sexuality and Sexual Identity
In "Girl," sexuality is a big deal—just like it is in regular ol' life. But in "Girl," you're always in danger of becoming a "slut." It seems like anything from walking funny to having a bit of a...
Society and Class
Class and social standing have been around since back when someone had way more shiny rocks than everyone else. In "Girl," it's not just shiny rocks—it's the color of your skin, the quality of yo...
Tradition and Customs
Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof said it right when he told us that tradition is how we keep our balance. It helps us know how to navigate the world. It makes things easier. It can, of course, also b...
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