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Quotation Exercise Name_________LaSandra Person___________________ Score_____ Peggy Orenstein “What’s Wrong with Cinderella?” pages 511-518 1. Quote the fourth/last sentence in paragraph 10. The paragraph begins “More to the point . . .” Orenstein asks, “If trafficking in stereotypes doesn’t matter at 3, when does it matter? At 6? Eight? Thirteen?” 2. Quote paragraph 54 , which begins “I considered her . . .” Orenstein explains the struggle of female body image transitioning: I considered her for a moment. Maybe Princess is the first salvo in what will become a lifelong struggle over her body image, a hundred years’ War of dieting, plucking, painting and perpetual dissatisfaction with the results. Or maybe it isn’t. I’ll never really know. In the end, it’s not the Princesses that really bother me anyway. They’re just a trigger for the bigger question of how, over the years, I can help my daughter with the contradictions she will inevitably face as a girl, the dissonance that is as endemic as ever to growing up female. Maybe the best I can hope for is that her generation

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