It’s time for you to mansplain a few things to your classmates — two short paragraphs from the Interpretative Questions for our story.
1) Mary Ellen’s Barbie dolls represent more than just child’s play. What roles does “Barbie” play in this story?
2) In what ways does this story ask us to reconsider marriage customs and gender expectations in our culture?
ps/ you may want to briefly research the origin story of the Barbie doll