Dr . Michael jordan
Examination of " Where Are You Going, Wherever Have You Been? ”
In the history the author, Joyce Carol Oates, tells of a fifteen year old girl named Connie who has a very good sense of confidence yet a false impression of protection. In an attempt to check out all of her " trashy daydreams” (Oates 988) your life has to offer, your woman rejects the role of any sister, little girl, and general good girl”, and criticizes herself to suffer the death of her innocence. Connie obsesses about her looks and relishes in the fact that young boys and even older men, find her attractive.. Arsenic intoxication several antagonists; Connie's mother, Arnold Good friend, and Ellie, make the account become very interesting and features several real life dynamics the reader can actually feel. The story is a cautionary tale of the young lady who flirts her way into arriving face to face with all the devil, by means of a man named Arnold Good friend. The conversation between Connie and her mother is usually intensely actual and represents a relationship of resentment with a mother who will be trying to live vicariously through her daughter. Connie's mom is irritated at the reality Connie is usually beautiful, fresh, and carefree. Connie's disregard for her mom pushes Connie to digital rebel more and more to become spiteful. Connie changes through the entire course of the storyline by becoming more careless and even more provocative. Although becoming more daring, she trials with behaving older than the girl with and devilishly promiscuous. She goes too far and winds up face to face with danger when a stranger she did not see, notices her. The placing of the history influences the plot as well as the characters in numerous different ways. Connie's home is her haven, her safety, but that protection is definitely challenged when Arnold Friend shows up and threatens to, " Damage Connie's people”(p. 995) if she does not come out of your house. The climaxing indicates that Connie has no choice but for agree to the demands of Arnold Friend that she, " Maybe you better step out here” (Oates...