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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The Southern Belle

The Southern belle (derived from the French word belle, 'beautiful') is an archetype for a young woman of the American Old South's upper class. The "Southern belle" supposedly epitomized Southern hospitality, a cultivation of beauty, and a flirtatious yet chaste demeanor. In a modern context, the term may also be used for a d├ębutante from the southern United States.

External Links:

Growing Up White in the South

 MTV's True Life episode titled "I'm a Southern Belle"

Source: Wikipedia