Keith Zetterstrom's Keith

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Keith is a short story following the protagonist Keith Zetterstrom, " an oddball, a Z." And his lab partner Barbara who is, " president of half the school offices and queen of the rest." The story follows Barbara as she is slowly changed by the new perspective Keith gives her. The story revolves around the theme of living in the present, Keith lives in the present while Barbara lives a very conservative live trying to set up here future. The conflict between two views of life is what make this story even more influencing, the fact that Keith is able to change Barbara's view on life capitalizes on the theme. Keith's physical condition forces him to live in the present, because Keith is very ill he lives in the moment. On the other hand Barbara
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