F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice Bobs Her Hair

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Thesis: In “Bernice Bobs Her Hair” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Bernice is jealous of Marjorie, and it is solely based on her lack of knowledge of St. Paul and the repressive society of St. Paul. Outline I. Bernice is jealous of how Marjorie fits in so well and is adored by the boys in her town. A. Bernice overhears Marjorie and her mother’s conversation and finally realizes how people in St. Paul actually feel about her. 1. Bernice did not realize how badly she flirts until she over hears Marjorie and her mother saying how she had to beg boys to dance with Bernice 2. Even Warren who is a generally nice guy, realizes how hard Bernice is to talk to. a. “Much as Warren worshipped Marjorie, he had to admit that Cousin Bernice was sorta dopeless”
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