Faithfull Themes

Marianne Faithfull
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Self-Destruction

Faithfull is a book that details the true life story of a self-destructive individual. Through her drug taking, Marianne seeks to do harm to herself. Through much of her writing, she explores her feelings of self-hatred, confusion and anger. As Marianne was immersed in a rock 'n' roll lifestyle, it was easy for her to get access to drugs. Certain members of The Rolling Stones, like Mick Jagger, for example, could take drugs recreationally and not get too immersed in them. However, for Marianne, drugs were more than just entertainment, she wanted to do harm to herself in some way. She had a lot of unconscious urges and desires that manifested through her drug use.

At first, Marianne just does lighter drugs like pot and acid. During her teens and early twenties, it seems as though she is just taking the drugs to have a good time and...

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