• Joyce Carol Oates Outline
    How Joyce Carol Oates Life Affected her Work   I. The novels "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" and "Life After High School" relayed Joyce Carol Oates belief that straying from a sheltered life leads to a ruined one. A.  Her works delayed this theme through connotation...
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  • Women Rights
    , to sacrificing her own life for her whole family to be alive. In conclusion, Joyce Carol Oates displays Connie as a mean, conceded girl that thinks she is mature and think she is better than everyone. Connie is also, innocent and nice when it comes to her friends and anybody else besides her...
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  • Reflections of a Mirror
    "When you go to the woods / To gather hedges / Remember the girl / Who writes on the edges" (Johnson 35). The talented Joyce Carol Oates is the author of many novels, short stories, poems, and essays, including one of her most autobiographical novels Marya: A Life (1986). Joyce was the type of girl...
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  • Arnold Fiend/ No Friend
    warning and as an example of what an idle mind brings can not only spare your life but also your innocence. Citations and sources: * Where are you going, where have you been/Intro to fiction/XJ Kennedy Diana Giota 11th ED. Where are you going,where have you been?, Joyce Carol Oates, Copyright 1970...
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  • The Pied Piper of Tucson
    influenced Joyce Carol Oates' short story. However, Joyce Chopra's adaption is more realistic because of the real life details that were added into the film. Oates based her Arnold Friend character on the descriptions of Charles Schmid's appearance, behavior, and actions from the article. Charles Schmid...
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  • Joyce Carol Oates Biography
    her first novel, though it was rejected by publishers who found its subject matter, which concerned the rehabilitation (the restoring to a useful state) of a drug addict, too depressing for teenage audiences. After high school Oates won a scholarship to Syracuse University, In 1961, after Oates...
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  • Literacy History in Buffalo
    . After high school Oates attended Syracuse University. At age 26 her first novel was published, the novel was called With Shuddering Fall. Ever since that accomplishment she had many more, 40 more of her books were published, she won many awards for her writing. In 2004 Oates wrote a book about...
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  • Adolescent Betrayal of Innocence
    Emily Cook Adolescent Betrayal of Innocence “Where are you Going, Where Have You Been” is a short story by Joyce Carol Oates, about a young girl standing at the brink of adulthood, caught between childhood and adolescence. The story outlines a tragedy that begins with innocence and...
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  • Lala
    Joyce Carol Oates was born in Lockport, New York on June 16, 1938. She was raised on a farm, and attended the same school that her mother did. She seems to be pretty isolated from society, considering where she grew up as a child. Although her parents didn’t have much of an education, they still...
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  • Joyce carol oates
    The highly prolific writer, Joyce Carol Oates has become known as “the invisible author” due to her success of staying out of the spotlight. Rather than get involved with the media, Oates concentrated on her writing, leaving little to be known about her life. However, dozens of books have...
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  • Analysis of Tusk by Joyce Carol Oates
    Tusk By Joyce Carol Oates Abnormal and captivating. These would be some of the keywords of the essay Tusk by Joyce Carol Oates. It tells the story of a young boy named Roland Landrau, but he addresses himself as Tusk. Tusk is somewhat Roland’s alter-ego where he in his mind is the cool guy at...
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  • Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?
    relationship were close enough, Connie would be more prepare, and she would act like normal girl in her age. Work Cited Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been? In the 1966s by Joyce Carol Oates. Theriot D. Michele. The Eternal Present in Joyce Carol Oates’s Where Are you Going, Where Have You Been”?...
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  • Where are you going Where have you been
    Connie Turns Fifty: "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" as Postmodern Experience Anthony Szwak When Joyce Carol Oates wrote "Where Are You Going, Where HaveYou Been?" in 1966, Connie, her protagonist, was fifteen years old. That means she would have reached fifty by now, an...
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  • Fiction Analysis Essay
    give up their life to be sexually active and grow up? They don’t know the consequences of growing up too fast and trying things out too early. In the story, “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”, the author, Joyce Carol Oates uses the plot to reveal the struggles, dangers, and mental...
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  • Because It Is Bitter and Because It Is My Heart
    herself that she is happier than ever with her new life and is finally at peace with herself. Through her decisions and lifestyle, Iris Courtney doesn’t quite fulfill her yearning to fit in. Joyce Carol Oates “Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart”, clearly and completely proves that a...
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  • Joyce Oates' "Life After High School" and Characterization
    Joyce Carol Oates’ “Life After High School” is a story of the evolution of two dynamic characters, Sunny and Zachary. Both figuratively wear masks in the beginning of the story which they eventually struggle to hang on to and eventually shed. A theme of the story is the societal standards...
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  • Foxfire: the novel
    .Foxfire Foxfire is a page turning novel about a newly formed girl’s gang in the 1950’s.  This story is written by Joyce Carol Oates, published by Penguin Group, and has 316 pages.  This is a vivid novel and is a great read.  On a rating scale of one to five, I would defiantly say this is a five...
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  • Fantasy Vs. Reality Where are you going, Where have you been
    Fantasy versus Reality in Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates has a constant theme of reality and fantasy running parallel for 15 year old Connie. This short story begins with a description of Connie’s vain personality. The...
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  • short story essay
    , The Art of Fiction." The Paris Review 137 (1993). Print. Doe, Natalie. "Where are you going, where have you been by Joyce Carol Oates." Coffee And A Book (2007). Print. Carol Oates, Joyce. Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Arp, Thomas R., and Greg Johnson. Perrine's Literature: Structure...
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  • Where Are You Going Connie?
    , and Robert Funk. 9th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice, 2007. 221. Print. Oates, Joyce Carol. “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” High Lonesome: New and Selected Stories (1966-2006). Ed. Joyce Carol Oates. NY: Harper Perennial, 2006. 249-266. Print. Wegs, Joyce M. "Joyce Carol...
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