Connie Carol Oates Analysis

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I believe Connie was either raped or murdered maybe even both. The story laid out everything against her. Oates story kind of reminded me of a lifetime movie. She was a misguided teenager who thought she was way more mature than she actually was. Her act was just that an act and she was not the woman she craved to be. Then an older man named Arnold comes along who is way more advance than she ever was offers to take her away from her unhappy life. When he makes threats and demands toward her that’s when I knew the story was going to take a turn for the worst. There’s no way she made it back home to her family and if she did she was not the same girl she was when she left. I am sure she had to grow-up really quick in whatever situation she put
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