She hated staying home with her mom and her sister because they were boring to her. Connie is a girl who is 15 years old who likes to hang out with her friends. She has two different ways of dressing. One when she is at home and one way when she is out with her friends. She would dress like she was innocent when at home and
Discuss the psychological imagery of "Where are you Going, Where have You Been?" as a dream vision Characters- Connie- 15 years old, protagonist, music was like a religion for her,she seems to be rebelling by being permiscuous, constantly argues with her mother because she always compares her to her sister June, Connie thinks her mother is Jelous of her beauty, head full of daydreams and music that feed her ideas of love, always daydreams, she wanted to seem older but still was childlike, only allowed out wih June Connie's Mother- always frustrates Coonie, Connie and her always argues, connie calls her name at the end of the story June- older sister, complete opposite of Connie, 24 over weight, still at home Arnold Friend- dangerous figure who comes to Connie’s house and threatens her, pale, almost
On the other hand Hannah is a devoted young 15 year old, who appears to be very mature and eager to please. At the age of 14, Hannah moves in with her aunt to devote all of her time into becoming a pianist. Her aunt was happy with her move, and continued to teach Hannah. But later on, Hannah became annoyed with her aunt’s rules and breaks them. After her aunt kicks her out of her house, Hannah began to cry and says “Don’t make me go, Tante Rose” (Horton 39).
Barbara was outraged about what she was hearing and was determined to do something about this injustice. She always was known for speaking her mind so she decided to put this talent to good use and began to protest with the mob. Coincidently, one morning she chose to eat breakfast at Jimmy’s Café, a local diner. Still angered by the morning’s events, she thought this would be a good place to gather her thoughts and come up with a plan. She had just ordered coffee and scrambled eggs when she noticed a man who was familiar to her in a booth in the back of the diner.
Throughout the film a lot of images of obese people are shown. Spurlock shows images of overweight people at the beach, sitting at tables eating, walking around, employees working at fast food restaurants and the people who are interviewed on the street. These images are effective in sparking a conversation on obesity because they show the epidemic in reality instead of just talking about it. It is almost painful to watch these people go about their daily lives. These pictures demonstrate what the viewers of the documentary could look like if they keep consuming food provided by these fast food restaurants.
At home her mother would always be very distant and would constantly talk about her past as a teenager and how popularity is very important which would get even worse later in the book to the point where she totally isolates herself from people and gets sent to an institution. Geri started to drink more and stopped talking to her two best and only friends Carolyn and BJ to join another group of friends who were “cooler” and would always drink and throw partys. Geri eventually became an alcoholic and would be drinking every single day which was a choice of hers. Nobody forced Geri to drink and after everytime a terrible event would happen she would always promise herself she’d never do it again but then when she felt low she would just start small and go back up. The point of this is that the events such as her families situation could have been solved if she had put effort into it but instead she began drinking which was her choice and she had total control over
However, through evidence of Arnold being old and watching her at the diner, Arnold knowing everything about Connie, and Arnold’s appearance being somewhat fake, the outcome that is most convincing is that Arnold Friend is simply a stalker. In the story, Connie and her friend often sneak their way to the diner without her friend’s father knowing. The purpose of this is to go where the older kids spend time. While there Connie encounters Arnold Friend, who the whole time is staring at her and saying things like “Gonna get you, baby” (Oates, pg. 316).
Later in the story, when Tina is kissing the cute boy from the poster store, she continues to judge herself while thinking “how it [the skirt] had held in her butt and if she had been wearing that plastic skirt now, and he held her butt, it would remind him of a bubble, not a heart. I do not want guys to feel my butt and think of hearts.” (179). At the end of the story, after Cathy has gone looking for Tina and does not find her she goes home. She then does something interesting. “She went and looked at herself in the mirror for an hour and felt terrible even though she liked the pose of her left profile best.” (180).
I was mentally and emotionally exhausted. I reached for my cell to check the time and realized I miss a call from one of my co-workers. I phoned her back and she informed me she was two blocks away at restaurant enjoying happy-hour and invited me to join her. This wasn’t planned but why not, I had a lot to talk about and wanted to release myself from observing and analyzing. I walked to the restaurant and noticed my co-worker sitting outside at a table on the restaurant patio next to the busy sidewalk.
Having worries, her parents take her to a therapist. But he is soon fired when he proposes that she should be put on medication. Her mom notices Phoebe’s self-destructive behavior at home, and her constantly getting into trouble at school, but she refuses to accept that there’s anything wrong with her daughter. Other than the trouble with Phoebe, her parents are also dealing with their own relationship problems. Her young sister feels jealous and left out when she watches Phoebe get all the attention from both parents.