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Teenage Wasteland

Summary: Reviews the novel "Teenage Wasteland," by Anne Tyler. Summarizes the story and discusses the problem of teenage runaways.
The author in this story has tried hard to bring the problem of teenage runaways to the surface in order to shed light on its cause and possible solutions. The conflict that exists between the son. Donny and his mother Daisy reflects the kind of problems that many American families are facing today. It is extremely important to understand that while many people blame teenagers for their irrational and irresponsible behavior when their life doesn't turn out well, they completely forgot the importance of role played by parents and how it can have a profound impact on the child life. Donny's parents are not spending enough time with him. He is not getting the attention he wants from his parents. His mother Daisy spends more time with Donny's sister. When he started acting up, his parents got him a tutor. He started going over there three times a...

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This section contains 472 words
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