'Gilmore Girls': A Case Study

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In this paper, I will discuss authoritative parenting and authoritarian parenting in the TV show “Gilmore Girls”. In episode 12, Rory and Lane were going to have a double date with Dean and his friend Todd. However Rory and Lane used different information management strategy in telling their mothers. Lane lied to Ms. Kim about their plans. She told her mother that she was going to spend the whole night with Lorelai and Rory. In comparison, Rory chose to use partial disclosure. That is, she told her mother the truth that she and Lane were going to a movie with Dean. But she left somethings unsaid, for example, Lane lied to her mother.
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