Where Are You Going Where Have You Been

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  • Topic: Joyce Carol Oates, Short story, Smooth Talk
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Cc Between Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? And The Movie Smooth Talk Where have you Been Smooth Talking?
In the short story Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? By Joyce Carol Oates, the lifestyle of protagonist Connie is described. Connie was a typical 15-year-old. She was outgoing, fun, and social. She had the worst relationship with her mother and her relationship with her father was not explained because he was not home much. Connie’s main concern was boys; she would do anything to meet up with them. That is not always a good idea because you never know the kind of people you will run into. Because she was not very careful an older guy, Arnold Friend, the antagonist, came into her life. This story transformed into a visual in the movie Smooth Talk by Joyce Chopra. The story and movie differed a little bit and had a lot of similarities. The events that led to the meeting of Arnold Friend were really similar, but the movie had more events that occurred before. The differences among the family were that the dad and June had bigger roles. The roles of theCc Between Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? And The Movie Smooth Talk Where have you Been Smooth Talking?

In the short story Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? By Joyce Carol Oates, the lifestyle of protagonist Connie is described. Connie was a typical 15-year-old. She was outgoing, fun, and social. She had the worst relationship with her mother and her relationship with her father was not explained because he was not home much. Connie’s main concern was boys; she would do anything to meet up with them. That is not always a good idea because you never know the kind of people you will run into. Because she was not very careful an older guy, Arnold Friend, the antagonist, came into her life. This story transformed into a visual in the movie Smooth Talk by Joyce Chopra. The story and movie differed a little bit and had a lot of similarities. The events that led to the meeting of...
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