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I Never Told Anyone: Writings by Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Topics for Discussion

Ellen Bass
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Why did the editors decide to put together and publish a book like this one? What is sexual abuse? How do the editors and their contributors define sexual abuse? How common is sexual abuse, according to the editors of this book? What is the intention of this book on the reader? Does this book achieve its intention?

Who is Maya Angelou? Why is an excerpt from her book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, included in this collection? What is significant about the events described in this section? How is Maya abused? How does she react to this abuse? What lingering effect does this abuse have on Maya's life?

Who is Billie Holliday? Why is an excerpt from her book, Lady Sings the Blues, included in this book? What happened to Billie when she was only ten? How did the police react? Why? What would have...

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