Young Jane Young - Section 2 Summary & Analysis

Gabrielle Zevin
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Section 2, “Wherever You Go, There You Are,” is told from Jane Young’s perspective. As it becomes rapidly clear, Jane Young is, in fact, Aviva Grossman, eight years after the scandal that ruined her life. Jane has a dream in which Aviva is running for office and a journalist asks her about the affair. Aviva responds: “being the age I am now and being in the position I am now, I can tell you with absolutely certainty, I would never sleep with one of my campaign interns. But looking back and thinking about my part in it, my conduct, the only thing I can say…the only thing I can say about it is, I was very romantic and I was very young” (65).

Jane/Aviva lives in Maine, where she moved after changing her name, with her eight-year old daughter. She works as an...

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