Go Ask Alice Setting

Beatrice Sparks
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The girl who wrote this "diary" lived in two different worlds, the real world and a fantasy world. The real world encompasses her home with her parents, her home with her grandmother, the homes of parties she attends with her friends, the streets of San Francisco and Berkeley, and eventually, a psychiatric hospital ward. The fantasy world encompasses all she sees and believes in her hallucinations. The girl thinks and acts differently when she resides in each place.

At the beginning of the book, the girl lives in the real world, and she is unhappy there.

She has not yet learned how to feel comfortable with herself or how to create her own contentment, so she seeks to find contentment elsewhere, in another world. She wants to escape the real world as she knows it and find a place where she can be someone else.

This girl becomes a...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Go Ask Alice 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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