Lucky Themes

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Survival

Alice herself says that she looks her attacker in the eyes and knows she's looking into the eyes of the man who will kill her. She pleads for her life but realizes that isn't going to save her. She then turns attention to doing everything the attacker demands to save her life. When her father later asks how she could have allowed herself to be raped when the attacker no longer had a knife inside the tunnel, Alice tries to explain to him that she would have done anything to assure her survival. She also says that some women say they would rather die than be raped. Alice's will to survive makes that an impossible situation. She says that she would absolutely rather be raped repeatedly than to die.

Alice shares that will to live with others, including a woman named Myra. Myra and her husband, both elderly...

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