Go Ask Alice Themes

Beatrice Sparks
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Dangers of Drugs

This idea, that drugs are dangerous and destructive, is at the core of the book's very existence. The fact that the book has been revealed to be somewhat fraudulent (a deliberately edited shaping of the experiences of several experiences, as opposed to the diary of a single individual) is, in this context, irrelevant. The book's core theme and essential purpose would be the same if it had in fact been inspired by one single life. At this point it's important to note what the author / editor says in a brief introduction, that "[the book] is not a definitive statement on the middle class, teenage drug world. It does not offer any solutions. It is, however, a highly personal and specific chronicle. As such, we hope it will provide insights ..." The implication can be read in that the author / editor is hinting that this is...

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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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