Lucky Alice Sebold Analysis

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Lucky by Alice Sebold Part 3 The book Lucky by Alice Sebold is a memoir about Alice Sebold's rape as a freshman at Syracuse University in New York. This book discusses on how she handled herself and how others treated her after the rape. This lead tragic event lead to her substance abuse disorder. Some of the main issues and questions addressed in the book were, after being rapped she felt as if he aslant took all power from her she was no longer a regular eighteen-year-old college student. Was she going to be able to get back to who she was prior to the assault? At one point when she started walking to her campus after being assaulted, there were embarrassing stares as she walks to her campus residence she no longer felt powerful she felt…show more content…
I became “deeper” with the fact that I had no clue that most people with substance abuse disorder can be caused by trauma. I felt that it’s mostly peer pressure though friends. It made me understand her issue a lot more because of her trauma. I became more “clearer” when she said “I live in a world where the two truths coexist; where both hell and hope lie in the palm of my hand.” Even though Sebold has been through ordeal she will be able to move on with her life. She spoke about how she started seeing a therapist towards the end of her book. I feel she started accept her PTSD the trauma she endured lead to her addiction to heroin. She ended facing her fear with men as well at one point she it was difficult for her to forget about her rape if she was with a
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