How do Love, Betrayal, and Loss of Innocence affect Deanna’s life? Do you believe these themes affected Deanna choices? Why or Why not?
This question brings up a lot of discussion when analyzing Deanna character.
For example the “loss of Innocence”, demonstrates Deanna coming of age, where she finally began understanding the reality of her choices.
“Betrayal” was demonstrated when Deanna herself, kissed Lee knowing he was with her best friend and that it could have devastating outcomes.
“Love” for Deanna meant two things, the love needed for a parental guidance she seemed to have lost because of her actions with Tommy and the first time an adolescent experiences their first love.
All three themes seem to affect Deanna development and transition into adulthood. Teen’s have a hard time understanding that tomorrow is another day and what seems important today, might not be as important tomorrow. Just imagine to have to experience all these emotions at once. Poor Deanna…
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