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Is 'Chick Lit' A Valid Literary Category? (DEBATE)

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There have been many arguments for and against the label "chick lit". Since we have a new feature called 'Change My Mind', we figured this heated debate around categorization would be a good place to begin.

Answer the question below, then read arguments for and against the term by expert bloggers, Chloe Spooner of Chloe's Chick Lit Reviews and Bethanne Patrick of Bookriot.

Then vote again - and see how many arguments have succeeded in swaying opinions.

And don't forget to add your comments on the question below!

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Pre-debate poll:

Tell us your opinion before the debate starts to set the starting line

‘Chick Lit’ is a valid literary category

Agree - Thanks for voting! Please proceed to read the debate below

Please vote to proceed to the debate

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Who makes the better argument?

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POST DEBATE POLL

Did one of the arguments change your mind?

‘Chick Lit’ is a valid literary category

VIEW DEBATE ROUND 1 RESULTS

Agree - Thanks for voting again! Here are the results:

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After

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"Agree""Disagree"Neither argumenthas changed the most minds


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