Story of a Girl - Study Guide Part 2, Chapters 2 and 3 Summary & Analysis

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Deanna describes how her imagined stories "about the girl on the waves", first imagined the night she was caught with Tommy became journal entries after a teacher suggested that the class keep a journal - not just a diary (an idea Deanna hates), but an expression of personal feelings. After a couple of false starts, Deanna starts giving the girl on the waves her own feelings and memories. The morning after leaving school, on the day she's planning to start job hunting, Deanna hangs out for a while with Stacy, whom she describes in narration as having been tough and formidable in school, and who is now struggling with how to hold onto that part of her life and still be a good mother. Later, Deanna meets up with Lee and together they start dropping off Deanna's resumes. At the first location, Deanna...

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