There are many pop culture references throughout the book -- for example, Rolf Harris and Claudia Schiffer. Analyze what sort of influence pop culture icons have on adolescent teenagers, such as Georgia and her friends. Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Georgia looks to Cosmo magazine for advice about boys and beauty. Analyze how realistic and accurate the information she received from this source, and others like it, was. How did it affect her self-image? How useful was the information she received? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
Georgia says that she appreciates the normalcy of Jas's family. Is Georgia's family really so abnormal, or is she simply a teenager who is embarrassed by her family in a typical fashion? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text to support your thesis.
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