"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" and Innocence
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This paper examines how the innocence of youth is characterized perfectly in Joyce Carol Oates? short story, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" It looks at how the character of Connie discovers who she is and how she does things apart from her family to help her find her identity. It shows how Connie experiences new, stimulating emotions that are difficult for her to understand and how she illustrates the naivete of teenagers who wish to be grown up.
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