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geography of self                                                                                                          story. adventure. meaning.


In her  novel Ties That Bind, Ties That Break, Lensey Namioka tells the story of Ailin Tao, a young girl growing up in China in 1911.  During this period of China's history, it was common for girls of good families to have their feet bound.


Essential Question:

In what ways is identity defined by gender?

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