1. What are your views regarding Missy Jone’s anxieties about being a teacher and the concern about the role of Barbie dolls in children’s play? Do your views align with Missy’s or do you think that Peter Smith’s (rural, fundamentalist) critiques of Barbie are more realistic and less threatening to children?
2. How might supernatural themes in television programs and movies positively and negatively affect children’s perceptions? What are the concerns of fundamentalist providers concerning the supernatural in child’s play?