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Important People in Jane

Maggie Nelson
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Jane

The subject of the book, Jane is Maggie Nelson's maternal aunt, someone who passed away four years before her birth and whose ghost still hangs over the family's head, generations on. There is a limited portrait available of her, and most of the information about her is derived from her diary, which she wrote when she was 13, and her journal, which was kept five years later. Through her writings, Jane is revealed to have been interested in her individuality at an early age. Despite being part of the cheerleader squad and being friends with who seem to be the elite social clique, she is unsatisfied and decides to do away with that part of her life, preferring to be on the outside. Her relationship with her family is filled with vehemence at an early age, and while she improves the relationship with her sisterhood once they go...

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