Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been
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... June 4, Literary Analysis: “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” The short story en d “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” written by Joyce Carol Oates is a literary discourse that focused on the main character, Connie, a fifteen year old girl who apparently exuded physical characteristics and traits that differed from those exhibited by members of her family. As the protagonist, Connie symbolized a perfect epitome of traditional adolescent in free spirited behavior for preferences in spending time with peers and exploring endeavors that are fun, innovative, and fad in their time. Likewise, at the onset, her demeanor of self-interest and apparent obsession to her looks evidently...