• Lady Chattterley's Lover
    explain your opinion. As much as this is a very sexually explicit novel in being so graphic, Lawrence makes a symbolic reference with the love between Connie and Mellors. It is an analogy. You may want to note that he represents the lower class that was used by the mine barons to prostitute the English countryside...
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  • Where are we going, Where have we been?
    vulnerability of young naive Connie through the young girls personality, and her thinking she is a grown women yet she is still young and naive. This leads in to the author showing how a naïve and curious girl leads to trouble with a certain man, Arnold Friend. A teenager named Connie has a life at home that...
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  • Analysis of Where Are You Going Where Have You Been
    named Connie who has a strong sense of confidence but a false sense of security. In an attempt to explore all of her “trashy daydreams” (Oates 988) life has to offer, she rejects the role of a sister, daughter, and overall good girl”, and condemns herself to suffer the death of her innocence. Connie obsesses...
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  • Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Notes
    completely unaware of the evil of the innocent world she thought she was living in. Connie represents the innocent teenage girl, and Arnold Friend represents the evil in the world. Being a typical teenage girl, Connie wanted nothing to do with her parents and was leading two personalities: one confined...
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  • Fantasy Vs. Reality Where are you going, Where have you been
    of reality and fantasy running parallel for 15 year old Connie. This short story begins with a description of Connie’s vain personality. The narrator describes her as pretty and self-centered (Oates 421). To emphasize her selfishness, Connie is contrasted with her sister, June, who is chubby, plain...
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  • The Separation from Childhood and Entrance Into Womanhood Wom
    turmoil during the transition to womanhood. Connie, the main character of this story is a fifteen years old girl. She is in the stage to leave childhood and enter womanhood, which causes her behavior to change. This behavior change causes conflict (plot) between Connie and her mother. She argues with her mother...
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  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Been
    The character in “where are you going, where have you been?” Connie is affected by the role she plays in modern society. Fifteen year old Connie has the confusing, often exterior behavior typical of those girls who are facing the difficult transition from girlhood to womanhood in the 1960s. She is caught...
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  • Smooth Talk
    premature to be involved in for Smooth Talk and also in Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been. In the book it shows how when a teenager girl, like Connie, gets involved in thing adolescences shouldn’t be engaged in, it can lead her to a place where she has no control over the outcome of her life. She...
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  • The Woman Who Had Two Navels
    The main character in the story of The woman had two navels is: Pepe Monson - a horse doctor ,Connie Escobar – The Woman Who Had Two Navels, Macho Escobar - Connie’s insane husband , Kikay Valero – a woman who knows everyone in town , Tony – Pepe’s brother. And the other character are: Mary Texeira...
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  • Woman on the Edge of Time
    Connie, the heroine of the book Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy, is put in a mental institution, once for abusing her child, and again for attacking a pimp, trying to save her niece. She appears completely sane though, until she starts seeing visions of people living in the future who claim...
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  • complication in Love: "Where are you going, where have you been"
    main character Connie encounters conflicts of love, author examines family love, friends’ love, and sexual love in this short story. These feelings of love aren’t crystal clear all the time, however, in the following article, I will talk about the love and misunderstanding between Connie and her families...
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  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Been?
    Comp 2 In Joyce Carol Oates’s, “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” A young girl named Connie has a high perspective of herself and low morals; she then has a dream which changes her life forever. Connie is a girl who is cute and pretty, but she thinks she is all grown up and beautiful. She thinks...
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  • The Pied Piper of Tucson
    cans into the bottoms of his high-topped boots" (Moser 23). Likewise in the story, Arnold Friend was not tall and probably only an inch taller than Connie (Oates 212). All the stuffing in Arnold's boots made him uncomfortable and lost balance all the time when standing. For example, "he was standing in...
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  • Rags to Riches
    Oates, fifteen year old Connie was torn between two different life styles. The first was her home life that consists of a materialistic mother, an unemotional father and a plain sister, June. The second life was with her friends and the rebellious summer life that they lived. Connie was the typical fifteen-year-old...
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  • Women Rights
    9:30 Maybe She Does Care… “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates is a short story about a conceded teenage girl named Connie. Connie is a 15 year old girl that is beautiful and knows it. She is that type of girl that cannot walk by a mirror without breaking her neck to check...
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  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Been
    named Connie. Connie is a fifteen year old girl who considers the world to be a happy place. In this stage, Connie is focused on how she looks; making sure the everyone else knows how pretty she was. Joyce makes the reader aware that the world revolves around Connie. Oats mentions how much Connie felt...
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  • Kihbioug
    story , the first paragraph starts with introducing the audience to Connie the main character ; Connie is the child who is not good enough, and thinks she is pretty but her mom reprimands her for ‘gawking’ constantly at herself. Connie is the youngest child of two and one day wished she was dead and so...
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  • Analysis of Voice in Joyce Car
    ” places Connie, a typical teenager, in this situation. Throughout the story, occasionally using religious undertones, Connie’s language of a typical teenager gradually changes, from calm and somewhat curious to nervous and terrified. Early in the story on a Sunday morning, Connie’s family...
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  • Joyce Carol Oates
    “The Girl with the Blackened Eye”. She uses it to connect the three stories to each other. Connie and the girl in “The Girl with the Blackened Eye” are connected because they were both violated by a man. Connie and Sissie were both connected because they were both influenced by their families’ ways on...
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  • Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
    story, the main character, Connie, shows to be a lazy, stylish girl who is trying, unlike her sister June, to be independent of family life in favor of breaking through sexual maturity and independence. Knowing about Connie’s desire to act as an adult made me believe that Connie will not refuse if Arnold...
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