Go Ask Alice Topics for Discussion

Beatrice Sparks
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1. How do you feel about the fact that Go Ask Alice was passed off as a true diary?

Do you feel that this was deceptive? Do you feel that it made Sparks' message more poignant?

2. Do you believe this is a typical experience for someone who gets involved in drugs?

3. Who is Alice? 4. Do you think the ending of the book made sense? Was it a surprise to you that the girl died after seemingly getting her life together? Was it ever clear exactly how she died?

5. What clues, if any, led you to believe that this diary was not truly written by a fifteen-year-old girl?

6. Describe the girl's relationship with Richie. Why do you suppose she is willing to settle for this?

7. Did you understand the incident that finally put the girl in the hospital? What happened? How do you suppose the girl died—from...

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