Homework 2007_11_30 - Emily Ryan English 2020 Joyce Carol...

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Emily Ryan English 2020 Joyce Carol Oates’s “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” (2590-2602) 11/30/07 1. Give several examples of how Connie is a typical teenager. Include quotations and page numbers with your examples. Connie is a typical teenager in the way she treats her parents. She rolls her eyes at them when asked if the wants to go to a barbeque with them (2954). She has “habit of craning her neck to glance into mirror or checking other people’s faces to make sure her own was alright,” on page 2592. This is very common among teenagers who are obsessed with their own looks. She is very happy with her friend’s father who drives them places and “never bothered to ask what they had done,” on page 2592. Teenagers like their privacy and not being bothered by adults. 2. What is Connie’s first contact with Arnold? How does it prove prophetic? How is he described later in the story? How does this physical description establish his symbolic identity? Connie first sees Arnold at the drive-in diner. She sees him in his gold car where
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENGL 2010 taught by Professor Bradley during the Fall '07 term at Middle Tennessee State University.

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