The Carrie Diaries By Candace Bushnell

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The Carrie Diaries The Carrie Diaries, written by Candace Bushnell, is a come of age tail that takes place in the 1980s and it is about Carrie and her high school girl and boy friends going through the drama of Grade 12 and life before university. All of the characters go through different changes in this novel, but one will be focusing on the main character Carrie and her plot line. The novel details her life before the sex, and before the city. In it, Carrie deals with many ups and downs in her little life in Connecticut and goes through many questions in regards to what she wants to do in the future and her sex life. The first quotation that one found significant, would be in the first chapter of the novel. Carrie meets a little girl who, made her think about her future and the role of women in general. ‘“Carrie?” she asked. “What if I’m a princess on another planet? And no one on this planet knows it?” That question still kind of blows me away. I mean, isn’t it the truth? Whoever we are here, we might be princesses somewhere else. Or writers. Or scientists. Or presidents. Or whatever the hell we want to be that everyone else says we can’t.’ This quotation is important because it discussed the fact that young girls and women do in fact have an easy time defining their identity and who they are as an individual. Carrie really emphasized after the fact that you can be anyone who you want to be, but the fact that society puts expectations on you is what frustrated

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