Pay as You Exit Overview

Katie Goldman
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Pay as You Exit examines, realistically and sensitively, a high school girl's first sexual experience with a moody twenty-two-year-old man and the resulting effects upon her and upon her relationship with her mother. Sarah gives in to the pressure put on her by the older but less mature Dane, and the novel shows that sex may be experienced very differently by an adult male and by an adolescent female, especially when the two are temperamentally mismatched. Even more significantly, the novel develops the importance of a healthy, trusting relationship between a mother and daughter, and how that bond can be strengthened through adversity. Furthermore, the novel shows that parents' concerns about their children's choice of dating partners can be justified, but it does not preach the infallibility of parental judgment, for the mother, Joan, makes a similar mistake in her own love life. The characters of Sarah, Dane, and...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Pay as You Exit 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.
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