For Alice was real and could have lived next door; her parents. The name of the teen diarist is never given. As time goes on, she becomes more willing to try other drugs to find out what they will feel like. Alice is elated and plans to diet. If you look on-line, you will find there is much discrepancy about this claim. That had been their planned strategy all along, the low-class shit eaters. Retrieved 2016-12-21 — via Newspapers.
They will be moving to a new town and her and her siblings will be attending a new school. Drug use is not a thing I am too interested in but now I am curious. And the next day during school I looked around at the people I'd known wince elementary school, trying to figure out if they were more or less than the sum of their parts. My mind possessed the wisdoms of the ages, and there were no words adequate to describe them. If I don't give Big Ass a blow he'll cut off my supply.
There is more to this story. I need a good quote from the book Go Ask Alice by anonymous, on drugs or on struggle. The girl allegedly gave Sparks her diaries in order to help Sparks understand the experiences of young drug users and to prevent her parents from reading them. Now determined to avoid drugs, she faces hostility from her former friends, especially after she calls the parents of one girl who shows up high for a babysitting job. In the end she is put into a mental institution and is later on released, which came to an end of her writing entries.
And there were no recriminations or scoldings or lectures or anything. She expresses her awareness regarding the danger of drugs, but ponders if the pleasure they provide is worth it. I felt as though someone was watching me. So you too can say you read it. From the very first scribing, her heightened sense of morality and intense observations are evident. Back at home, the diarist encounters social pressure from her drug scene friends, and has problems getting along with her parents.
It's real and it's out there. I feel like this quote is basically saying how you have to let your kid grow up naturally, because they will not know the true meaning of life or know what it's actually like if you're too controlling or giving them too much freedom. She died from a drug overdose, either accidental or premeditated. They called the police and the hospital but there was nothing anyone could do. It works best as a critique of the hedonistic excesses of the psychedelic movement. After settling in, Alice changes her mind about the house and finds it beautiful. It apparently ends when Roger goes away to military school and the two lose touch due to the diarist's drug use and attendant adventures.
The play has been produced by various high school and community theatre groups. We've got enough acid to keep us all stoned for the next two weeks or forever, and that's all that counts. Priest: Do you want an opinion or an alibi See more. At the end, a minor character assumes the narration to report the death of our previous narrator. We've given our sacred oath and promise. After all, one would expect a real teenage girl's diary to ramble on about silly gossip rather than focusing so much on her plot-relevant drug addiction for example, an extended description of her first drug trip, but almost nothing about being stood up by a boy, or even losing her virginity. But then in the epilogue, you find out that she died three weeks later of an overdose.
Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. Nevertheless, its popularity has endured, and as of 2014 it had remained continuously in print since its publication over four decades earlier. At first I thought high school would be fun but it's just dull. Retrieved 2016-12-20 — via Newspapers. I wouldn't hurt them physically or emotionally, how then can people so consistently do it to me? The actual number of readers probably surpassed the sales figures, as library copies and even personal copies were likely circulated to more than one reader.
Go Ask Alice Mandarin Paperbacks 1991 ed. She also makes it seem as if she has never hurt someone before in her life. Another boy blackmails her to find a new dealer. This supports her hedonistic habits. It was also recommended by , , and , and ranked number 1 on the 's 1971 list of Best Books for Young Adults. The epilogue states that the subject of the book died three weeks after the final entry.