Lit 150 Where are you going...

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Ryan McLoone Literature 150 “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Oates Note Taking 1. o “Stop gawking at yourself, who are you? You think you’re so pretty?” she would say…She knew she was pretty and that was everything” (pg. 422) o “But all the boys fell back and dissolved in into a single face that was not even a face, but an idea, a feeling, mixed up with the urgent insistent pounding of the music and the humid night air of July.” (pg 423) 2. “I ain’t late, am I” he said. “Who the hell do you think you are?”… “How did you find out all that stuff?” Connie said. “Listen: Betty Schultz…” (pg. 424-426) 3. “My sweet little blue-eyed girl,” he said, in a half-sung sigh that had nothing to do with her brown eyes but was but was taken up just the same…” (pg. 432) Note Making 1. These first two quotes help the reader understand exactly what type of person Connie is. As Connie’s mother is speaking to her about worrying about her looks and
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