Pretending to Be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome - Chapter 2, The Gap Widens and Wondering Why Summary & Analysis

Liane Holliday Willey
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Chapter 2, The Gap Widens and Wondering Why Summary and Analysis

Liane's teenage years were enlightening and interesting. She knew she was unusual but was never really bothered by it. High school students were easy to categorize socially since they ran in distinct cliques. Group membership was safe and dependable. She could give her opinion on things whenever she wanted, although she never knew how far was too far. She still could not find a reason to keep her thoughts to herself.

Liane enjoyed three activities in high school. They were competitive swimming, pep squad dancer, and in drama. The first two activities she performed poorly in because of her bad coordination. Her third activity was in the speech and dramatic arts club, where she found other 'Aspies.' They were very tolerant and appreciated diversity. Linguistics became one of...

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