The Second Summer of the Sisterhood Themes

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Coming of Age

The Second Summer of the Sisterhood is first and foremost a coming-of-age novel because it revolves around four teenage girls who experience significant growth during the course of one summer.

When the summer begins, Lena is unsure of her feelings for Kostos, the young man she met in Greece the previous year. Although she cared deeply about him, she cut off contact with him several months earlier, largely because she felt unable to handle her feelings for him, but their romance is rekindled when he arrives in her hometown for a visit. Her renewed relationship with Kostos prompts Lena to grow in several ways. She finally forces herself to admit her true feelings for him and tell him that she loves him, and when she learns that he has married the Greek girl he got pregnant, she learns that it is OK to give in to...

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