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S.E. Hinton

Summary: S.E. Hinton was a female writer who wrote books for the younger generation. In her book "Tex" she is not afraid of leaving out any themes that would be involved in a persons everyday life like drugs, sex, and/or abuse.
S.E. Hinton can be viewed as one of America's most successful writers for young adults in contemporary times. Many credit S.E. Hinton with creating "young adult literature" as a viable and attractive genre for both junior high and high school students. (Novels) Review committee's have challenged one of her greatest accomplishments, "Tex," for various reasons including the use of profanity, violence, the use of drugs and the consumption of alcohol. Others believe that "Tex" is a wonderful book because "she writes about true life situations and rivalries, focusing on characters in an accessible and easy to understand language." (Marcuccilli)

Hinton has often been compared to Earnest Hemingway in terms of sentence structure, minimal description, and the exploration of conventional male and female roles. In "Tex," Hinton, as well as her other books, tells a story about young male protagonist who survives severe obstacles to gain...

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