"Nancy Drew" vs. "Sweet Valley High" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"Nancy Drew" vs. "Sweet Valley High"
Compares and contrasts Carolyn Keenan's "Nancy Drew" and Francine Pascal's "Sweet Valley High".
# 73327 | 2,250 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in English (Analysis) , English (Comparison) , Education (General)


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This paper compares and contrasts the conception of teenage life presented in Keenan's "Nancy Drew" series and Pascal's "Sweet Valley High". More specifically, the paper considers the sibling relationship, as well as the relationship between parent and child.

From the Paper:

"Between the time that Carolyn Keene penned the "Nancy Drew" series and Francine Pascal wrote her "Sweet Valley High" books, our society underwent many changes, including a rethinking of the family unit and increasing pressure on adolescents. More importantly the young adult readers that both Keene and Pascal intended as their audience changed significantly. As a result of their different social contexts, the two series present distinct views of adolescent life. Yet, both Keene and Pascal aim to teach young adult readers about life and relationships within their respective worlds..."

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