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Unformatted text preview: resolved those issues, the effects they could have had on us growing up are huge. Granted, while this kind of situation is rare, not getting along with your parents can lead to you being a very anti-social person, or getting involved with the wrong crowd. Connie hated her mother, which led her to that creepy place where Arnold Friend first saw her. If Connie didn’t have that problem, I doubt that she would have even ended up there that night at all. This theme can also be reversed. Parents are sometimes too strict with their kids which can lead to the kids trying to be rebels. Kids that are stuck inside for their entire childhood don’t get to experience life, and therefore feel the need to defy their parents once they get to the age where they feel they can. I feel like Connie is that type of girl, since her mom was so strict, that would be that kind of person. That is why she eventually went to the place she did, and she met creepy people like Arnold Friend, because of it....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENG 140 taught by Professor Blackwell during the Spring '07 term at Hartford.
- Spring '07