Alice Sebold Essay | Lucky

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Summary: Lucky, by Alice Sebold, is a poignant, inspirational memoir of a young college student's struggle to overcome a terrible rape that drastically changed her life.
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Life has a tendency of losing control and turning everything upside-down. The main character in Lucky, a memoir by Alice Sebold, understood this better than most people. Alice Sebold had never felt more terrified than she had in 1981- the year she was raped. As a freshman in college, Alice was unprepared for the terrible rape that occurred, but had to live past it. Through her struggle to find a connection to her family, to continue school, and to persist through an emotionally draining trial, Alice Sebold showed determination to overcome that rape, and, therefore, showed true survival.

On May 8, 1981, Alice Sebold, a freshman at Syracuse University, was raped and badly injured by a complete stranger while walking back to her dorm late one night. To try to recover, Alice turned to her family; a family that could hardly handle hugs ands kisses, let alone the rape of...

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