You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? Literary Qualities

Jean Fritz
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You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?

is a short biography, with a great deal of information condensed into a short space.

It is probably intended for readers at the younger end of young adulthood, but it is written so well that it is actually a pleasure for grownups to read. As such, it is one of Fritz's best works, a triumph of sparkling diction and concision. However, there are drawbacks to concision, one being that not all the events of a life can be told. What Fritz does is focus on significant incidents in Stanton's life that tell much about what she did at other times. For example, Stanton's campaign in Kansas is told at length. Fritz tends to include humor in her writings, so the odd inconveniences such as loud, curious pigs are highlighted. Yet, her account shows Stanton's sense of humor and fortitude when trying...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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