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This dissertation examines the influential relationships between popular culture depictions of superheroes and the substantive, malleable, and real possibilities of human body transformation. Cultural discourses condition and constrain the ways

This dissertation examines the influential relationships between popular culture depictions of superheroes and the substantive, malleable, and real possibilities of human body transformation. Cultural discourses condition and constrain the ways in which identity and bodies are formed and expressed. This includes popular culture texts that, through their evocative narratives, provide guidance or solutions for dealing with real world problems.

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    • Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2012
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-254)
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    • Field of study: Communication studies

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    by Scott Daniel Boras

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