How Should a Person Be? Summary
Sheila Heti

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How Should a Person Be? Overview

“How Should A Person Be?” is a semi-autobiographical novel by Sheila Heti, which features Sheila herself as the main character in search of her identity and answers to the question of how a person should be. This question preoccupies Sheila throughout the course of the novel. "How Should a Person Be?" reflects on important themes such as identity, journey, faith, the arts, and friendship as Sheila endeavors to understand who she is.

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