Go Ask Alice Themes & Characters

Beatrice Sparks
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This diary of an unnamed teenager begins just before the girl's fifteenth birthday, September 16th, year unknown. It begins with the sentence "Yesterday I remember thinking I was the happiest person in the whole earth, in the whole galaxy, in all of God's creation.... Now it's all smashed down upon my head and I wish I could just melt into the blaaaa-ness of the universe and cease to exist." In this sentence, the girl is referring to something that happened at school that humiliated her, but it exposes her insecurity, her emotional vulnerability, and her rather typical feelings of teenage angst. Readers understand that Roger is the girl's boyfriend, and that he hurt her deeply when he failed to show up for a date. The girl appears to be the typical American teenager in many ways. She is raised in the middle class, and she has typical...

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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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