Redemption and Tokenism in the Mean Girls Prom Speech

The iconic Mean Girls prom speech is a rhetoric of tokenism couched as a moment of democratic redemption. Put differently, I argue that when “we are all winners,” as Lindsay Lohan’s character Cady puts it during her speech, no one is a winner, which means that the people already winning are still ahead.… Read More Redemption and Tokenism in the Mean Girls Prom Speech

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