Little Girls Get to Be Ingénues—What About Big Girls?
Make me thin, I told God. Make me pretty. I added to the list: Make me Annie.
wishwereeveryone would be in love with me
Anne of Green Gables
Oklahoma!The Music ManCinderella
Krazy KampCrazy Camp
Krazy KampIt was fun
AnnierealA Midsummer Night’s Dream
Make me thinMake me prettyMake me Annie
The Importance of Being EarnestOnce Upon a MattressThe MatchmakerHello, Dolly!
90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender EqualityVictoria’s Secret
Is the secret to being beautiful feeling disgusting most of the time?
I think I’m gonna like it here
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