Friendship is an essential part of life. In the teenage drama fiction novel, Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen we see many examples of this. This book is based upon friendship. Friends can mean good or bad in a person’s lofe but they are still needed. The character of Halley introduces us to her best friend, Scarlett, in the first chapter. Halley’s main friends are Scarlett, Macon, and Cameron. These characters play a big part in Halley’s life.
Scarlet, Halley’s true best friend, is a big part of Halley’s life. Without Scarlett, Halley wouldn’t be where she is now. Scarlett is pretty much the backbone of the friendship. She is very dependable and is always willing to help Halley out. They have been friends ever since Scarlett moved in across the street. Not only do they hang out and share secrets like all other friends do, but they both have something that most friends don’t have; a baby. Scarlett is a single teen mom, because the father of her baby passed away in a motorcycle accident. Both Halley and Scarlett have been through a lot and it seems as if nothing will ever tear them apart.
Macon, Halley’s ex-boyfriend left Halley after a car accident, but he is still significant in her life. Macon was there when Scarlett wasn’t able to support her. Although Macon was bad news to Halley’s life, she still got to experience things she probably wouldn’t have experienced if they never became friends. Halley’s parents disapproved of Macon, because of the fact that he hardly went to school and didn’t have a stable home, but that didn’t stop Halley from becoming friends with him. Unfortunately this friendship ended when Halley and Macon got into a car accident and Halley’s parents forbade her to ever see him again.
Cameron is a new friend of Halley’s. They had just met towards the end of the school year. Even though Cameron is closer to Scarlett, Halley is willing to become friends with him also. Cameron was there to tell Halley that Scarlett had gone into... [continues]
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