Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
"One Sunday Connie got up at elevennone of them bothered with church" Nearly all people believe in a god: the god could either be their own self, or Allah or Buddha, or Jesus Christ or anything that could prove to add some sort of meaning to what seems like a meaningless existence There is always someone people "bother" with. In "Where are you going, where have you been?" this god, to Connie, is the "revolving figure of a grinning boy who held a hamburger aloft" (153) in the sacred building that loomed out of the night to give them [the youth] what haven and what blessing they yearned for" (154). This is