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Naina Vohra The Reading of Drama Essay #1 29 August 2007 I recall a conversation I was having with a friend earlier in the summer. She had her eye on a boy, but not just any boy. This boy was her best friend, but also someone she had been “in love” with practically since the beginning of time. They did everything together, and most recently, she had been there for him when he had gone through a rough breakup with a past girlfriend. They had everything in common, and often could just sit for hours making each other laugh. When we were discussing her seemingly fruitless crush on this boy, she said something that caught my attention and made me think a little bit. She said, “You know, if we were in a movie, we’d totally be together by now.” How many of us walk around, feeling as though we are sometimes living in our favorite soap opera? When someone special catches our attention, the smallest things they do, the smallest signs of affection, suddenly become tantamount to public declarations of undying love. When we know we have done something wrong, the tiniest incident or even acknowledgement of something even indirectly related to our transgression becomes a full-on guilt trip, meant only to punish us for what we did. This can either be attributed to the sheer enormity of human ego, and the fact that we think –
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