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Essay | Go Ask Alice

Beatrice Sparks
This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Go Ask Alice.
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Go Ask Alice

Summary: Reviews and summarizes the diary Go Ask Alice. Describes why it is an important work for teenagers.
I read the book, Go Ask Alice, a non-fiction diary by an anonymous author. This book was published by Avon Books in 1971, and has 318 pages.

Go Ask Alice targets mostly the teenage audience because Alice's problems are as relevant today as in the 1960's. She teaches readers about will power and the adolescent cliché of not knowing who she is, which in turn helps readers understand the struggles of the emotionally confused, teen majority.

The book begins with a 15-year-old girl who is struggling with her family, her appearance and her social life. When the family is forced to move due to her father's job, Alice decides that she is going to change. The move doesn't help her. She becomes an emotional wreck and soon finds herself deep in a world of hardcore drugs, drinking, and sex. Alice experiments with everything trying to avoid being an outcast...

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This section contains 414 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
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