Identical - Raeanne (p. 1), Kaeleigh (p. 7), Raeanne (p. 19) Summary & Analysis

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Raeanne (p. 1), Kaeleigh (p. 7), Raeanne (p. 19) Summary

"Identical" chronicles the struggles of two high-school-aged twins, Raeanne and Kaeleigh. Following a terrible car accident when the twins were younger, their family fell apart. Their mother is cold and distant, always out of town. Their father is an alcoholic who abuses OxyContin, and he uses Kaeleigh sexually to replace the love he doesn't get from his wife. Kaeleigh struggles to please everyone, but she cuts herself and binges. Kaeleigh has trouble letting her boyfriend love her. Raeanne is jealous of Kaeleigh, wishing Daddy would let her pleasure him. Raeanne trades sex for drugs, purges, and takes many personal risks to fill the emptiness she feels inside. The novel explores the motives behind the actions of each main character, coming to a climax when Kaeleigh overdoses and loses her identity.

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