Girl, Woman, Other - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Bernardine Evaristo
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As a child, Megan always hated the dresses her mother Julie forced her to wear, and never wanted to play with the many Barbies she was given. GG, her great-grandmother, was the only person to accepted Megan for who she was and let her roam around her farm with her brother when they visited. At sixteen, Megan shaves her head and starts wearing men's clothes, which feels liberating. However, Megan is bullied at school and loses her friends, so she decides to drop out. Working at McDonald's, she goes through a period of drug addiction before deciding to turn her life around. On her eighteenth birthday, she gets a sleeve of tattoos and moves out of her parents' house. She begins to shed the "layers of what had been imposed, hoping to reach the core of herself" (Loc 4169). She finds the online trans community...

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