We Are Still Married Social Concerns

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W e Are Still Married is divided into five sections which differ slightly in form, tone, and subject. "Pieces," the first section, deals satirically with contemporary social trends and political issues. For example, "End of the Trail" is a desperate farewell message from one of the last smokers in America, written to her children just before her capture. "Lifestyles" describes the fad of renovating abandoned buildings for upscale living; the central characters are a yuppie couple who move into a remodeled schoolroom and trade away their children, who do not fit the new lifestyle. "Who We Were and What We Meant by It" is a founding member's disgruntled look back at the Momentist Movement, one of the legacies of the 1960s. "The Current Crisis in Remorse" parodies the numerous popular books of psychobabble. "Your Book Saved My Life, Mister" concerns the author's relationship with the reader and the...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
We Are Still Married 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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