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Lea Nepomuceno
Lea Nepomuceno is a high schooler taking part in The Daily's Winter Journalism Workshop.

The ‘Lolita’ Resurgence

Once banned as pornography but now considered a 20th-century classic, Vladimir Nabokov’s “Lolita” tells the story of middle-aged Humbert Humbert and his tragic love affair with his 12-year-old stepdaughter Dolores “Lolita” Haze. The visual tropes that recur throughout the novel — including bubblegum, lips, underwear and sly references to the female anatomy — have seen…
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