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Infant Prodigy single work   short story   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 1955... 1955 Infant Prodigy
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Dr James Ballantine continues to work with a young girl, Joan, who has telepathic powers. They run through tests confirming the extent of her abilities. The source of her power is unknown, but may be linked to the radioactivity overexposure that also gave her her albinism and lack of vocal cords.


Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Albinism, speech impediment - lack of vocal cords.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view

    Third person.

    Note: This work uses disability as a metaphorical note or literary device. The character with a speech impediment negates her disability by being psychic.

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First known date: 1955
Last amended 8 May 2018 13:03:09