Analysis Of Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?

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Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been? By Joyce Carol Oates is a short story about a 15-year old girl named Connie. Connie is narcissistic, enjoys going out with friends and thinks she knows everything. She has a strained relationship with her family. She does not get along with her mother or sister because she feels that they are jealous of her beauty. Because of this, childhood and adolescence are depicted as times of tribulation, innocence and terror in “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been? The main problem that the family face is Connie. Examples can be seen with the relationship Connie has with her parents. Let begin with the mother, "her mother who noticed everything and knew everything and who hadn't much reason any
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