• Connie
    Vanessa Donnelly Douglas Browning Composition II September 11th, 2012 Where Are You Going, Where have you been? Connie a fifteen year old girl who was all about her looks, what she was going to wear tomorrow and what her friends were doing was what she was always worried about. Although...
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  • Where Are You Going
    Oates uses music as Connie’s bridge from the real world into her fantasy world. Throughout the story Oates shows the importance of music in Connie’s life. Connie often listens to music and daydreams about boys. All of her ideas about boys come from the music she listens to. Connie thinks about one...
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  • The Oriental Contigent
    The Story “The Oriental Contingent” by Diana Chang, Lisa Mallory is a major character as important as Connie Sung, although the story is about Connie. Her personality is exactly like that most Chinese. However she is not a genuine Chinese, she is a Chinese American but she never been to China. As...
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  • A Second
    A Second Connie had been feeling exhausted these last couple of weeks. Not only that, she had also lost about ten pounds in two months. She thought it was caused by her stressful job. It seemed perfectly normal until she started waking up at night completely wet from her sweat. It got even worse...
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  • Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?
    Charles Howard Schmid, Jr. also known as "The Pied Piper of Tucson," was an American serial killer. In the story, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates, the character Arnold Friend was based on the serial killer in which Connie was one of the many victims he had...
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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...
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  • Struggle of a typical Teenager
    Struggles of a Typical Teenager Elissa Doson Freshman Composition, EN 112 Karen Tucker March 14, 2013 Independence is the state of being dependent. In the stories, “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol, the main character Connie, and the...
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  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Been
    towards Arnold Friend not being who he is representing to be, but in fact a character of wholesome malevolent that has come to take complete advantage of Connie. The first time Arnold Friend approaches Connie, he begins his conversation as if she was expecting him “I ain’t late, am I? (Oates...
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  • Women Rights
    Hon Lit 2. Modugno. 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...
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  • Plot Summary
    wrong. Oates tells the story of Connie, a young girl who struggles between her desire to become a women and her desire to do what is right. The unfortunate result of her conflicting desires force Connie to make a choice between herself and her family. Connie’s ultimate selfless act transforms her into...
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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...
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  • Analysis of Voice in Joyce Car
    Language of Terror When a person is put in an incredibly horrifying situation where the outcome is unpredictable many physical and emotional changes take place. Joyce Carol Oates’s story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” places Connie, a typical teenager, in this...
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  • complication in Love: "Where are you going, where have you been"
    . Ancient Greeks identified four forms of love: familiarity, friendship, sexual, and self-emptying. In the story “Where are you going, where have you been”, the main character Connie encounters conflicts of love, author examines family love, friends’ love, and sexual love in this short story. These...
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  • Where Are You Going, Where Have You Beenn
    Tawana Babineaux English 1302 Patty Fahey November 14, 2012 "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been"? Connie would hang out with her friends, be lazy around the house, and love to daydream about all the guys who think she was so beautiful and simply...
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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...
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  • Response Paper
    using the formalist approach. Connie, the protagonist in this story becomes easy prey to deceit and sexual violence because of a flawed sense of her own self-worth. Connie is about 15 years old, pretty, and self- absorbed with her looks. Connie does not get along well with her mother or sister...
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  • Coming of Age
    describes a freedom and maturity that is at first longed for, but is later forcibly bestowed upon the young and naive main character Connie. In "Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?" the author, Joyce Carol Oates, essentially asserts that the nuances of one 's personality are not generated from...
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  • Where Are You Going Connie?
    Where Are You Going, Connie? For the most part of Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where are you going, Where have you been?”, Connie has been portrayed as a rebel of an adolescent. She hates staying home; she belittles her sister, criticizes her mother and is obsessed with the idea of romance and sex. Her...
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  • Kihbioug
    Rebecca Rohde Professor Kewitz English 9113 April 6 2013 “Where are you going, Where have you been?” By Joyce Carol Oates is a sad but changing story. The beginning of the story , the first paragraph starts with introducing the audience to Connie the main character ; Connie is the child who...
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  • where are you going where have you been...
    Where are you going. where have you been? Connie the protagonist changes throughout the beginning, middle and end of the story Where are you going, where have you been? In the beginning Connie neglects the role of a “nice” girl to pursue her passionate persona. Connie has a great pleasure of...
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