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Goaskalice Essay

1299 words - 5 pages

"Go Ask Alice" is a heart-wrenching diary of a 15-year-old girl from a very well to do family. In this book, the subject which was kept anonymous, noted all the thoughts of her hopes, her dreams, her goals, and her fears. She was a bright girl, suffering from the heartache of a boy, to lose weight, and to be someone amongst her peers. These thoughts were pretty much only told to the diary. For if she had told anyone as to what she was thinking, she'd feel alone, as if no one would understand her. The only one that understood her was her diary. Sadly, the diary didn't talk back. The book starts off when she finds the boy of her dreams Roger, has played a cruel joke on her. 'Alice' doesn't say much about it. Roger most definitely asked her out and then laughed in her face. Other than dealing with the troubles of facing him at school and the rest of her peers, she's left with the nagging and ordering of her parents. When things couldn't get better for her; she was invited to one of the coolest parties at her high school. Not knowing that this party would change her life forever. The party was tame and everyone was having fun. The game "Button, Button, Who's got the Button?" came into affect as Jill brought out a tray filled with Coke bottles. Only a selective few would find the "Button". 'Alice' stays quiet before she gives off the impression that she doesn't know what they mean. She takes her few sips and suddenly, she's in another world. This world is filled with excitement, curiosity, and laughter. A world 'Alice' will grow to love, but hate at the same time. This feeling makes 'Alice' want more, and turns 'Alice' into something she wasn't. This feeling increases her arguments with her parents. This feeling makes her hang out with the wrong crowd. This amazing feeling she thinks she has, will change everything for this sweet girl. The way she thinks, the way she feels, the way she acts to her family and few close friends. 'Alice' starts to change in ways her best friend Beth doesn't like. 'Alice' gained new friends. She doesn't care much about losing Beth as a friend. She has her new friends now. She has her drugs and everything seems to be going her way. Soon enough 'Alice' meets up with a girl from a little boutique by her house. She gets a job there by talking to one of the girls her age. Without thought, 'Alice' is wrapped up in smoking marijuana, doing pills and having sex on drugs. Caught up in love, she's destined to help her boyfriend get through school by dealing drugs to the kids in her grade and even the middle school. 'Alice' and her new best friend Chris decide to run away from home and start a new life of sex and drugs in the big city of Los Angeles. Having only the money in there pockets and the clothes on their backs, they rent out a run down apartment in the city.Chris gets a job with a very well to do lady as 'Alice' struggles to find a source of income. With in time, Chris and 'Alice' are...

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