When I was in my early twenties, if a guy acted aloof, called back only sometimes and showed minimal interest, I would get hooked.You could say I was addicted to the bad boy/ unavailable boy/ player.This could be scary because, as somebody older and hopefully wiser, sometimes you may have to be the one to break it to them that dreams dont always come true.
Examples include chick lit (It was published in 1893, so it certainly isn't what you think of for modern street lit, but it focuses on an Irish immigrant family living in the ghetto (lower socioeconomic status) who speak an Americanized Irish dialect (they talk like they're from the streets and wouldn't blend in with more wealthy people).
The characters struggle to survive in the 19th century world of poverty and violence. The street is the thing to be conquered, to fight against, to overcome by any means necessary.
The term "urban fiction" is used more often than most of the names for these kinds of books, but this guide and other reference sources will use the name "street lit" because it includes fiction and nonfiction.
Also, "urban fiction" tends to include subgenres that include books that are not street lit.
With the outside pressure focusing on that point, why add to it?
It is a fact that you cannot change, so accept it and dont dwell on it.
Mary Steenburgen I've always liked older women.
One sad thing about being my age is that there are no older women.
In street literature, the street itself (also called "the 'hood") is the challenge and the source of problems and drama.