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She was talented, funny, vulnerable, helpless in awful pain, with no hope and some worth and not a liar, vicious, not catty and with a history of orphanism that was killing to hear.
Cinderella and Snow White, on which see Jones 93 for an excellent fairy-tale analysis of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz); and 3) the historical issue of orphans and orphanism prominent in the late 19th century with orphan trains placing out poor, urban children into Midwestern families (see Holt).