She is reaching the gawky teenage years and doesn't seem to fit in with any particular group, so she turns to drugs. The story ends with tragedy. While reading I often found myself thinking. Her life quickly spins out of control. Then she wants to try other drugs and seems to be a drug fiend who will take anything.
She agonizes over the thought of worms and maggots eating his dead body underground. Basically whether you believe this is fiction or not that should not matter. September 30 Wonderful news, Diary! It was not difficult to pick out the underlying secondary moralistic message, that divorce is one of the great social evils of our time. If you don't like the book, that's your opinion but keep the rude comments to yourself. I am shocked to see so many negative reviews. However, I do believe that no book should be banned from school, also I don Personally, you're right. She fantasizes about marrying him.
But the one thing that hasn't changed is that addiction can still ruin lives the way it always has. It would make even the cleanest of people stay off drugs for the rest of their lives. Both options I considered and both options I'm proud to say, I've never tried. I get all excited and turned-on. Therapist and Mormon youth counselor Beatrice Sparks couldn't stay out of the limelight when Go Ask Alice was swarmed with publicity.
I could smell it and touch it and feel it as well as hear it. After some research before writing this review, I'm still not 100% sure if this is a true story or if it's based on true events. We have no idea whose diary we're reading, or who this girl even is we're never actually given a name. How does her self-image change when she uses drugs? The one good thing I suppose about this book was that it told teens that it is okay to speak to someone if you're in trouble. I try so hard to think of you as a real religion, and not a crazy cult full of God-blinded chumps being preyed on by a few vicious frauds.
The principal informs her that he is aware of her history of dealing and using. This was obviously a part the editors edited heavily. Teško je kada im se ne može pomoći, jer ni sami ne znaju kako bi tu pomoć prihvatili. Alice gets a job working with Chris, and the two become best friends. They will be moving to a new town and her and her siblings will be attending a new school. Any references to historical events, real people, or real locales are used fictitiously.
Plot Overview An unnamed fifteen-year-old diarist, whom the novel's title refers to as Alice, starts a diary. The novel was promoted as the real life diary of an unknown teenage girl who, readers assume with the abrupt ending, died of a drug overdose as she was writing. As such, we hope it will provide insights into the increasingly complicated world in which we live. I seem to be kind of losing interest in everything. She struggles with self-esteen issues, loneliness, etc. That in over three decades, none of the people who knew this poor girl — friends, relatives, teachers, classmates — has ever identified or spoken about her is truly amazing.
The passage I quoted at the top is a note from the editors, but that doesn't mean much, really. There are plenty of books that might get you the thrills Go Ask Alice did, but are better written and without agenda. It contains every single cliche about how making friends with anyone whose social life doesn't involve Christian youth clubs will inevitably lead to the sort of parties where teenagers can drink beer and have a puff of a joint and it is downhill all the way from there. This trend continues, when Alice smokes marijuana for the first time, and 20 pages later is shooting heroin. On July 23rd, her Grandfather suffers a heart attack.
They drug her on purpose when she is not aware on numerous occassions. It just is too heavy-handed to ring true. It delivers a false message and I wonder how many kids could really relate to it today. It wasn't a very good diary, you didn't seem to get a proper look inside t I couldn't even finish this book. One day, Chris walks in on Ted sodomizing Richie. But, the fact that it is a lie disguised as the truth is simply disgusting.