Something, Maybe Themes

Elizabeth Scott
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Self-Acceptance

From the very beginning of the book, it is clear that Jean feels uncomfortable in her own skin. She is highly self-conscious about her chronic bad luck, which shapes the way she views herself and the way she believes others view her. Jean references several times throughout the first part of the book that she believes others automatically do not like her for one reason or another, be it that her mother is a preacher, that she is musical and spends a large amount of time practicing, that she is has somewhat untamed red hair, that she is from a small town, that she has a boring name or that she is not up-to-date on the current TV shows. Her assumption that others will dislike or judge her for these or any other reason, as well as her tendency to let others treat her as they wish, indicates...

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