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In the short story "Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro, why is it significant that the girl or narrator is not named in the story?

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It could be said that the narrator is unnamed because the author wants to make general points about the nature of gender roles and relations between the sexes. In other words, the experiences of the narrator could just as easily happen to any other girl in her situation. By not giving her main character a name, Alice...

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