The Interestings - Part One, Chapter One Summary & Analysis

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Part One, Chapter One

Overcoming one’s demons is the major theme of the novel The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer. The story follows a group of six friends who meet at a summer camp for the arts camp. As they find their places in life, the six deal with their downfalls, prejudices, fears, and insecurities. The main character Jules Jacobson-Boyd learns that even with the sadness that each character deals with in his life, life is interesting enough to keep them going.

Julie Jacobson is invited to join a group which decides to call themselves the Interestings. She isn’t sure why she has been invited, but she is honored to be there. She tries to act in way which will not cause her to be an embarrassment. It is the summer of 1974. The members of the group are on the...

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