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Sixteen & Seventeen


The primary focus of this chapter was how teens use social media for sexual interactions and how it has made it easier to have sexual relationships. 758 more words

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Fourteen & Fifteen


In this chapter Sales writes about social media in a less sexual light focusing on social media celebrities, communication of the new generation on teenage girls, and cyber bullying. 938 more words

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Review: American Girls by Alison Umminger

American Girls by Alison Umminger

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Raincoast Books
Publication Date: June 7th, 2016
Publisher: Flatiron Books… 582 more words

Book Review

Introduction & Thirteen


In the first twenty or so pages of American Girls the author, Sales, writes about extreme circumstances when social media has allowed for pornography to be shared exclusively over Snapchat stories, a social media and communication platform.She repeatedly points out how social media is created by young men and is vastly consumed by young women while also comparing life for young adults today to her experienc… 889 more words

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American Girls

The Book

American Girls, by Nancy Jo Sales, documents the effects of social media on the latest generation of teenage girls across the nation. She explores how the media exposed on social platforms bring change to body images, sexual norms, and communication in adolescent females. 122 more words

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Consorting with the Enemy

‘American girls are not like us.’ Violet said.

She stood at the mirror fixing the suspender to her new stockings.

‘My Davey wouldn’t like me consorting.’ Enid replied, ‘He warned me watch me’self with the Yanks.’ 452 more words


Old Lady Problems

This fall, in the midst of the semester launch, I realized I’m officially OLD…as in ancient…hello #methusela. As I was waiting in line for life, I mean coffee, I started counting the tiny shirts around me. 92 more words