All I Want Is Everything: A Gossip Girl Novel Themes

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Searching for Fulfilment

On first glance, the narrative and thematic perspectives of this particular book could be seen as more than slightly superficial. This is arguably because the writing places so much focus on brand names, because most of the characters seem to define themselves and their value by the social status of their friends, their hangouts and their other activities, and because most of those same characters appear extremely self-absorbed. It could also be argued, however, that on some level, the author chooses to emphasize these aspects of her characters' lives and world in order to make a point about them , not only that they are superficial and essentially empty, but that they are on some level aware of that emptiness and looking for something to fill it. In other words, the narrative's thematic and narrative perspectives seem anchored in the principle of (to paraphrase) "It may seem...

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