Bryan Hogeveen’s “‘You Will Hardly Believe I Turned out So Well’

Compare and contrast Bryan Hogeveen’s “‘You Will Hardly Believe I Turned out So Well’: Parole, Surveillance,
Masculinity, and the Victoria Industrial School, 1896–1935” and Kristine Alexander’s “The Girl Guide
Movement and Imperial Internationalism during the 1920s and 1930s.”

Bryan Hogeveen’s “‘You Will Hardly Believe I Turned out So Well’

Compare and contrast Bryan Hogeveen’s “‘You Will Hardly Believe I Turned out So Well’: Parole, Surveillance,
Masculinity, and the Victoria Industrial School, 1896–1935” and Kristine Alexander’s “The Girl Guide
Movement and Imperial Internationalism during the 1920s and 1930s.”

Instructions
Read both articles and note the similarities and differences between them. Some examples might include the timeframe the articles examine, the themes the articles explore, the evidence the articles’ authors rely on to make their arguments, and the articles’ contents.

In two or three paragraphs, summarize the two articles’ contents, highlighting especially the two articles’ theses (main arguments).
Pick out three or four (or more) themes and issues that the two articles address. How do the two articles differ in how they address these otherwise common themes and issues? How do the ways they deal with these themes and issues differ? This section of your review essay will constitute part I of your analysis and should be about 500–600 words.

Pick out two or more themes and issues that one article addresses and the other does not. Highlight especially the ways the two articles differ from one another. This section of your review essay will constitute part II of your analysis and should be about 500–600 words.

Offer some of your own concluding thoughts on the two articles, the themes and issues they raise, and how the two articles contribute to our broader understanding of how gender has “worked” in the past. This section of your review essay will constitute your conclusion and should be a short paragraph or two.