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  • She has me stereotyped as a football jock.
  • I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European
  • At that age, I was a stereotypical spoiled brat.
  • My grandparents didn’t people of different races and religions. They had all kinds of crazy stereotypes.

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  • It’s like this—I felt like if I could be as different from all the stereotypes about gay guys as possible, then it would just go away.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • We just can’t get past the stereotype of the dumb jock.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Stereotypes of color, race, and gender are slowly disappearing.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • If you did, then you allowed white America to go right on believing in the stereotype.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • It wasn’t in any obvious, stereotypical way, but he was my best friend and I knew him better than anyone.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • It gives me permission to say stereotypical things about white girls.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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  • I suppose I had her stereotyped—that a girl who posts updates on her life five times a day for anyone to see would have no real understanding of what a secret is.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Imagine every cruel stereotype you can think of, that’s him.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • "But," Eleanor insisted, "the girls are all so stereotypically girly and passive.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • He played with the stereotype of the dumb jock the way someone Sammy’s age played with sidewalk chalk: in broad, clumsy strokes.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Massive men, their boots making the most stereotypically ominous storm-trooper noise, entered the Camp carrying restraints.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • In his well-trimmed beard and dark master’s robe, he still reminded me of the stereotypical evil magician that appears in so many bad Aturan plays.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • What is obvious, unfortunately for him, is his somewhat stereotypical physician’s mien, the stiff brush of his manner, the prickly tongue, that put-out-ness that is rarely endearing in a man so young, all of which is no doubt due to his frustration (as he’s often expressed) that he works in this sleepy upcountry hospital instead of in a big-city research and teaching institution with his own lab assistants and grant writers and ambitions of scientific glory.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • The same stereotypical representations that are usually shown in movies.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • In a way, I used their own stereotypes against them, since there was nothing about me that made it obvious I was a Jew.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Reed was not the stereotypical mailman.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Otherwise, traditional stereotypes about immigrants would persist.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Zeke and Ida mouthed the regional prejudices against blacks constantly, and believed implicitly in almost every stereotype ever concocted against blacks in the South.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Well before significant Union invasions of the South, Confederate soldiers’ letters bristled with these negative stereotypes.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • The papers were so good and Annaliese looked so unlike the Nazi stereotype of a Jew, that she went freely in and out of the house, shopping and helping out at the school, giving herself out to be a friend of the family whose husband had died in the bombing of Rotterdam.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Mistakenly, I had expected a stereotyped vulgarity.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Other people thought it was about female slavery, others that it was a stereotyping of women in negative and trivial domestic roles.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • He wore a white lab coat over a business suit and a stethoscope around his neck—your stereotypical doctor outfit, except for one thing: Asclepius held a polished black staff with a live green python coiled around it.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The stereotypes almost always accentuated the positive.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • We filled the football star/pom-pom captain stereotypical box everyone put us in.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • McCandless didn’t conform particularly well to the bush-casualty stereotype.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • This is the form that racial and ethnic stereotypes take.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Mrs. Stowe attempted unsuccessfully to have this identifying note removed from the stereotype-plate of the first edition.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • "Fresh attempts have been made to signal, but without success," was the stereotyped formula of the papers.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Better to stay inconspicuous and let the humans have their stereotypes.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • In such an overtly, stereotypically male narrative, I thought that straightforward chronology would be more suitable than the kind of play with sequence and time I had employed in my previous novels.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • It might have been a ridiculous stereotype, but this home had Martha Stewart written all over it, whereas Patrick’s looked more like a crack house.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • With her deep tan and her curly blond hair, she was almost exactly what I thought a stereotypical California girl would look like, except her eyes ruined the image.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • But if you look closely at who he was, he fits the stereotype of the kind of person who ends up in violent situations.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • The lines of her body were long, clean and symmetrical; it was a body which occasionally fell into splendid poses; there was no suggestion of the trim, stereotyped fashion-plate about it.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • An accomplished businesswoman employed by Federal Express in Tokyo, Yasuko didn’t fit the meek, deferential stereotype of a middle-aged Japanese woman.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • He looked a little like the stereotypical local boss in an American gangster movie, but in fact he was a talented financial director who had begun his career as a junior accountant at Milton Security in the early seventies.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • But not alone has this Leviathan left his pre-adamite traces in the stereotype plates of nature, and in limestone and marl bequeathed his ancient bust; but upon Egyptian tablets, whose antiquity seems to claim for them an almost fossiliferous character, we find the unmistakable print of his fin.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • She assumed that they were dull and stereotyped people, or gross and drunken people, or tiresome, insistent people, or any of the sorts of people that the Divers avoided.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • The desire to get everything right, deeply ingrained in these reflex achievers, should force them to rely on stereotypes about who will know what.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • To reveal myself to you as a very large, white grandfather figure with flowing beard, like Gandalf, would simply reinforce your religious stereotypes, and this weekend is not about reinforcing your religious stereotypes.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • Oh, not that he had written particularly well the story was hot, but the characters as stereotyped and predictable as ever , but this time he had been able to at least generate some power; this time there was heat baking out from between the lines.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • For the Marines fighting America’s War in the Pacific it was a familiar stereotyped pattern.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • They have their stereotyped smile, and their fashionable manner.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
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