Go Ask Alice! Term Paper

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Go Ask Alice!


Go Ask Alice!

Alice is fifteen, white, middle, class. She diets, she dates. She loves Roger but the most
time he doesn't notice her. If she would ever sleep with a boy she would sleep with him.
Alice hates her look. She wants to be pretty and slim. Lately she loses fascination about
all things. School is bovring and she doesn't even go to parties.

Her parents want to move. Her Dad is invited to become the Dean of the Political Science
at - . Alice is happy and is not hard for her to leave the old school. But she misses her
old house and her grandparents who she calls gramp and gran. Alice has a brother called
Tim and a sister Alexandria. The two are younger than Alice. At her new school it is
horrible for her. Nobody speaks to her the first days. but her brother and sister like the
new school. Finally she finds a friend at school. Her name is Gerda, but Alice's mother
and father don't like her. Alice doesn't feel happy in her family. She hates his sister
and her brother more than she loves them. Tim is intolerable and her mother is constantly
Peking at her. Alice gets to know Beth Baum. Beth is Jewish and her father is a doctor.
Her mother nags a lot. Alice's parents like Beth, because she is pretty nice. In the
holidays Beth goes on a summer camp for six weeks and Alice stays at her grans.

One day she meets Jill Peters and she invites her for a party. Alice doesn't like taking
drugs. She wants to stop it and to go home, but her grandpa has a little heart - attack
and Alice has to help her grandma. Alice cant tell her parents why she wants to leave her
grans so she has to stay. In the holidays she sees Roger. She feels strange after she has
slept with Bill. Alice takes pills to feel better. She feels horrible and tired. She is
afraid of being pregnant but than her period starts.

Beth comes home from camp, but she is hardly the same the same person and she met some
Jewish jerks, that she's going with.

Alice feels lonely but Roger writes her some letters. Alice gets to know Chris
Chris takes drugs too and she works in a shop where are the flippiest clothes are sold.
Chris has a boyfriend named Ted and Alice gets to know Richie. Alice and Chris want to
move to San Francisco and to look for jobs. Alice loves her family and she wants to leave
them, because she doesn't want to know them which person she is. At first its pretty
horrible in San Francisco. Their (flat) stiffing little one room apartment is clammy and
damp. They cant find good jobs. But finally Alice takes a job in some crappy little
lingerie store. Chris takes a job in the boutique from Sheila. Sheila is very attractive
and the owner of the shop. Alice gets more homesick every day, but she is afraid of
telling Chris. She quiets her job and gets a job at Mr. Maria Mellani who is very fat and
jolly man. Alice adores her job and Mellani is like second family

father for her. Alice gets to know Mr. Mellanis family and for the first time she feels
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