This project proposes to situate Cooper's Chingachgook and Hetty,Melville's Queequeg, and
Hawthorne's Pearl and Priscilla, as rhetorical characters of what shall be termed the primitive-as-savior
tradition of American fiction. This rhetoric...
Role models -- Juvenile literature; Girls in literature
This study was designed to assess the current and past state of female role
models in young adolescent literature. Going on the assumption that there was indeed
a shortage of strong, independent female protagonists in youth literature, the...