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Identity as Represented in The Secret Life of Bees and On the Road

Summary: The actions we take are a greater representation of who we are as a person than the actions that others take against us. The examples in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees and Jack Kerouac's On the Road show that what we do for ourselves determines our identity, not what others do to us.
The actions we take are a greater representation of who we are as a person than the actions that others take against us. Everyone's action or reaction to any event is different which is was makes people have each have an individual identity. As people grow, they mature and this identity begins to take shape or sometimes can even change. An example of this can be found in the book On The Road by Jack Kerouac. In On The Road, Sal changes from a being sort of a quiet observer who moved from place to place in order to follow his group of friends to a more aware and perceptive of what was going on in his surroundings. He outgrew his friend Dean and realized there was more to life than moving around at whim. Another example...

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