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The Web 1979 "Sometimes Living Next to a Creep Wouldn't Seem So Bad"

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The Web 1979 "Sometimes Living Next to a Creep Wouldn't Seem So Bad"

Description

In story called "Sometimes Living Next to a Creep Wouldn't Seem So Bad" in the 1979 yearbook, an unnamed author writes describes commuting student life. The story is embedded with heteronormative gender roles, sexism, and elements of rape culture. The author writes, "...the girl in Powhatan must wake up at 5:30 a.m. in order to get dressed, put on her makeup, drive to campus and be on time for her 8:15 class. Sometimes living next door to a creep wouldn't seem so bad after all..."

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Web (1979): 27. Available online via the

Publisher

The Web, University of Richmond

Date

1979

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Language

English

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Identifier

Web.26-1979.pdf

Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

“The Web 1979 "Sometimes Living Next to a Creep Wouldn't Seem So Bad",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed December 14, 2019, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2858.