Connie is in the midst of an adolescent rebellion. She argues with her mother and sister, June, and neglects family life in favor of scoping out boys at the local restaurant. She tries to appear older and wiser than she is, and her head is filled with daydreams and popular music that feed her ideas of romance and love.
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First, the incidents cited were either taken wildly out of context, or were flat-out Out of Character - it is no coincidence that a lot of the incidents cited were from Civil Wara storyline infamous for the number of characters it railroaded, including characters like Tony Stark, who did far worse and yet was generally sympathetically portrayed in the fic.
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The Discworld -themed fics of A. Pessimal take their cue from Terry Pratchett in that many of the most seemingly absurd, ridiculous or generally Up to Eleven concepts incorporated genuinely are taken from real life.
Copious footnotes are freely used to emphasize this point. For instance, the toxic state of, err, Smith-Rhodesia really is based on a real country on Earth, or at least as it was up till And one of the most nightmarish characters in it is, word-for-word, a real person who incredibly achieved high political office in that country, who almost single-handedly made our Rhodesia a pariah state.
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The end of C. The Confederate States of America has a section dedicated to showing the reality behind some of the wilder aspects of the Alternate History. You think we could make this up? The unlikely true story of a gay con man escaping from a Texas prison five times to be reunited with his boyfriend who he met in prisonbecoming the CFO of a major company, faking his own death, and impersonating doctors, lawyers, FBI agents, etc, along the way.
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You don't have to have Antigone's ethical idealism or Ophelia's tragic passion to become something more than yourself, to rise above the everyday routine and do something meaningful. Connie may never enter the Great Tragic Heroines Hall of Fame, but we think she deserves a spot.
When Joyce Carol Oates first published the short story entitled “Where Are You Going, Where Have you Been?”, many readers were uncomfortable with the actions of the major character known as Connie since her behavior often reminded them of someone they may have known.
Connie tells Arnold he should leave, but he insists on taking her for a ride. She recognizes his voice as the voice of a man on the radio. She tells him again to leave and again grows dizzy with fear as he starts telling her what her parents are doing at that precise moment at their barbeque.