Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America - Chapter 14, Think of Pretty Things Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Wurtzel
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Chapter 14, Think of Pretty Things Summary and Analysis

The suicide attempt startles everyone, especially Wurtzel. Suddenly, she starts feeling like the Prozac is kicking in, although she still feels like her philosophical convictions — that life sucks — are still within her. She feels badly for borrowing money from her mother for going to London and creates a plan. She will make enough money to pay her mother back and then kill herself. She keeps telling herself that she is not scared and that she is ready to die.

She goes to see Dr. Sterling on a Sunday and tells her that she wants to kill herself. She describes the act in implicit detail and even has the perfect soundtrack for the event. Dr. Sterling responds by suggesting a real psychiatric lock-up. This is a step worse than Stillman, and Wurtzel...

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