Freaky Deaky Social Concerns

This Study Guide consists of approximately 6 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Freaky Deaky.
This section contains 261 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Freaky Deaky Short Guide

Social activists of the 1960s who are aiming to settle old scores in the 1980s are the focus of both the narrative and social aspects of Freaky Deaky.

Now in their late thirties, the former revolutionaries are no less angry than they were two decades ago. Skip Gibbs and Robin Abbott remain unreconstructed outsiders. However much their disruptions helped to advance social change, they still live in the past, haunted by old hurts and bent on revenge.

At the other end of the social spectrum are the rich boys, Mark and Woodrow Ricks. Encouraged by a superficially liberal mother, they flirted with the fashionable left-wing politics of the 1960s, but then evidently betrayed their radical friends. In the 1980s, Mark and Woody also are maladjusted, although cushioned by vast wealth. Amidst this quartet of aging former rebels, Leonard has placed Donnell Lewis, a former Black Panther who emerged...

(read more)

This section contains 261 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Freaky Deaky Short Guide
Copyrights
Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Freaky Deaky from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook