Dial L for Loser: A Clique Novel Themes

Lisi Harrison
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Relationships

One of the primary themes running through the novel is relationships. The novel reveals that even the individuals who make up a family have different relationships among the family members. For example, Claire is very close to her father and mother. Massie, on the other hand, finds ways to manipulate her parents to get what she wants out of the situation.

Friendship is another type of relationship the novel tackles. First, Claire and Massie are best friends, but there is a fine line between their true friendship and the relationship that Massie presents to the public and other members of The Pretty Committee. It seems as if Claire and Massie have a very close friendship when they are alone, but that Massie is mean and condescending towards Claire when other people are around. After Claire becomes the star in the movie, however, Massie stops being friends with Claire...

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