Being Oneself In Jerry Spinelli's 'Stargirl'

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“Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire.” St. Catherine of Siena, Scholastic philosopher and theologian. In my opinion, being oneself is greater than copying those who have been successful, for the achievements are yours and no one else’s; in addition, remaining true to yourself is essential since you find who you truly are and who you are meant to be. For starters, it is crucial to be yourself because each time you look at a mirror, you distinguish your own self, no one else. For instance, in Jerry Spinelli's, “Stargirl” the main character is forced to change and be like those around her, and they try to manipulate her personality by forcing her to be normal. Consequently, she decides to remain herself even through
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