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Lepore, Jill
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Discuss how Lepore inserts details from Wonder Woman stories throughout the book. How do they relate to the historical and biographical information?

This question invites readers to analyze Lepore's structuring of the book. Accounts of Wonder Woman stories occur sporadically throughout the text, sometimes without transitions. This lends itself to discussion about what Lepore's method and reason for the way she included these stories was.

This is a common criticism of this book. This question will invoke discussion about whether a holistic, comprehensive history is better than a more pointed and focused one as Lepore has done, or vice versa.

In Chapter 13, Olive Byrne was described as a boyette. Lepore says, "One way in which she was distinctive was her androgyny" (109). Why is this detail critical for Lepore to include? What does it add to fleshing out Olive Byrne for the reader?

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