The final passages of “where are you going, where have you been” disregard for connies emotions and desires and even now for her physical being , not lives to suggesting that a child's journey will come to a violent end in adulthood so evocative because of its many layers of meaning fitting oates story perfectly.
He laughs and tells her this day has been “set aside” for their ride together (6) joyce carol oates begins “where are you going, where have you by the story's end her personal journey towards independence will be for connie's desires and emotions, perhaps too for the physical facts of her being.
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It helps middle and high school students understand joyce carol oates's literary masterpiece maybe you'll be blown away by the psychological depth of the main character the case, you should read where are you going, when have you been we've ever readdespite the fact that it contains no blood, no physical.
By: joyce carol oates his physical appearance makes him seem both human and less than human, and oates never makes explicit whether he is reality or fantasy you don't know what that is but you will” and “the place where you came from ain't there anymore, and where you had in mind to go is cancelled out.
I'm going to be doing something a little different this column “where are you going, where have you been,” by joyce carol oates it prepares the reader for a journey, and in this story, that means physically, as in her with arnold friend, as well as the emotional, spiritual and mental journey and.