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"I would argue that with [Nell] Shipman's work the narrative trajectory culminating in the inevitable heterosexual coupling that closes the story is less compelling or memorable than the scenes of the solitary woman braving the wilderness."
-- Kay Armatage

Armatage, Kay. The Girl from God's Country: Nell Shipman and the Silent Cinema. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003. (p. 245)