'Cautionary whales?' Adolescence and genre in Juno & Push

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By way of exploring Kenneth Millard’s arguments about adolescence and genre, this essay examines representations of the pregnant adolescent. It also considers Millard’s claims of the possibilities of social change effected by both novels and adolescents and argues that metaphor is central to constructions of adolescence in American culture.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-121
Number of pages17
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

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