Norma Fox Mazer | Critical Essay by Ann A. Flowers

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In [Dear Bill, Remember Me? and Other Stories] the heroines are all young girls, each passing through a crisis in search of her own particular freedom. A certain similarity among the stories is noticeable; many of the mothers are rather protective and most of the girls are fatherless or have ineffectual or unfeeling fathers. Individually, however, each girl's struggle to reach her goal is realistic in the presentation of the options now open to young people. Zoe in "Peter in the Park" is almost suffocated by the excessive love and understanding of her grandmother, her mother, and her aunt; her mild rebellion in the form of a late-night walk in the park brings her a sense of satisfaction…. Tart and amusing Jessie in "Up on Fong Mountain" strives to be accepted as a person rather than as...

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