Hyperempathy Syndrome and Normative Girlhood in Parable of the Sower (Kho S and Rachel W)

In Parable of the Sower, the main character Lauren has a fictional disease called hyper empathy syndrome, meaning she feels the pain and the pleasure of others. In their introduction, Day, Green-Barteet, and Monz discuss the Currie, Kelly, and Pomerantz article which states that narratives surrounding girlhood have ‚Äúpositioned young women in a space that … Continue reading Hyperempathy Syndrome and Normative Girlhood in Parable of the Sower (Kho S and Rachel W)