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Connie is fifteen years old, a pretty girl who knows she is pretty. She looks into mirrors frequently to check her appearance and pays close attention to how other people are affected by it. She is much different from her older sister, June, as her mother continually reminds her. June is 24 years old, not attractive but dutiful and steady in her habits. Connie and June's mother constantly compares Connie's actions with June's, generally considering the older sister to have more sense and substance than Connie does. Connie's mother has two sisters to whom she often complains about Connie while praising June. Connie's father works much of the time away from home. When he is at home, he is tired and just wants to eat dinner, read his newspaper, and go to bed. There is little interaction between the father and his...

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