Flirtin' with the Monster: Your Favorite Authors on Ellen Hopkins' Crank and Glass - The Importance of Being Between by Micol Ostow Summary & Analysis

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The Importance of Being Between by Micol Ostow Summary and Analysis

Micol Ostow is an author and is half-Puerto-Rican and half-Jewish and proud of it. But he hasn't always felt that way. Anyone the deals with having a diverse background can relate. To not embrace every facet of ourselves is to ask for trouble. Mind, body and spirit is who we are collectively.

Kristina had appeared to be the perfect girl and the perfect student. But she had a dark side, an alter-ego she called "Bree." At first Bree only emerged when Kristina was alone but she began to gain power. Kristina liked Bree better than she liked herself.

Freud contended that our mind is driven by three basic forces: the super-ego, the id and the ego. The id represents our unconscious desires, our secret selves. The "id...

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