Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Kelly M. Nims
Academic Program Adviser
This thesis will explore the systematic biases embedded within this genre, highlighting the ongoing battle between tokenism and inclusive storytelling. Thesis will also emphasize the importance of this genre, its tight grasp on popular culture, and showcase positive representations introduced by new creators over the years.
Watson, Stacey, "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Examining the Power and Privilege of Escapism in Young Adult Literature and its Culture" (2022). CUNY Academic Works.