Rebecca Lorenzo is a Masters student at Illinois State University. She is interested in young adult dystopian literature and its representation of adolescent pressures and identity. She has mastered the art of re-reading and is often seen reading, writing, or obsessing over anything cat-related.
Research Interests & Areas
Dystopian YA novels and their representation of high-stakes testing, especially its impact on adolescent growth and identity, and its power as a institution of categorization which promotes standing power structures.