...androgynous or transgender-which may not always conform to physical identity.
Munro, Alice, Meneseteung, McClelland and Stewart, 1990... The protagonist of Alice Munro's 'Meneseteung' is Almeda Joynt Roth. The story set in the second half of the nineteenth century, in a pioneer town by the river Menseteung in Canada, is narrated using a combination of quotes from the local newspaper-The Vidette (the word vide in French means 'empty', perhaps it implies that these newspaper reports are superficial), extracts of poetry written by Almeda, and Munro's own narration of her story. Everything ultimately is Munro's creation, and therefore, the thoughts and feelings attributed to Almeda are the...