Those were nice glasses. We had some of those. And yeah, she was the tomboy who got into scraps – a common girl image through the late 1980s, where it kind of disappeared as a trope.

Those were nice glasses. We had some of those. And yeah, she was the tomboy who got into scraps – a common girl image through the late 1980s, where it kind of disappeared as a trope.
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  • I think the reason this kind of girl image disappeared as a trope is the implication it carried with it:
    It carried the implication of a kind of “tame-ability” – as you can see here, the glasses help tame “the wild” – but the trope as a whole goes back to the “make sure girls turn into proper women” idea

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