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  1. Adolescent Daughters and Ritual Abjection: Narrative Analysis of Self-Injury in Four US Films.Warren Bareiss - 2017 - Journal of Medical Humanities 38 (3):319-337.
    Media representations of illnesses, particularly those associated with stigma such as non-suicidal self-injury, not only define health conditions for mass audiences, but generally do so in ways that are consistent with dominant ideologies. This article examines the construction of non-suicidal self-injury as practiced by female adolescents and young adults in four US films: Girl, Interrupted, Painful Secrets, Prozac Nation, and Thirteen. The methodology used to examine the films’ narrative structure is Kenneth Burke’s dramatism, while Julia Kristeva’s concept of abjection informs (...)
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