Criminal By Terra Elan Mcvoy And Looking For Alaska By John Green

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In the novels Criminal by Terra Elan McVoy and Looking for Alaska by John Green, these novels show realistic portrayals of the human struggle for acceptance, security and love. Many teenagers who dislike the lives they live always tend to do whatever it takes for them to be noticed, and those who are scared to lose the person they love will do whatever it takes to keep them or please them. This is honestly a problem because many of them end up doing things they later on regret just to please people around them who probably don’t even care. In this society many teenage girls are used as sex toys and the worst part is that most of them allow it to happen because the person that takes advantage of them always seem to be their intimate partner. According to the World Health Organization, “Factors associated with increased risk of … child maltreatment or exposure to violence in the family, harmful use of alcohol, attitudes accepting of violence and gender inequality…” are prevalent in society (1). There is gender inequality with their intimate partner, whom also seem to drag them down by making them do drugs, stay out of school and have family problems resulting in them to lose those that care about them. This is all because women and teenage girls fear the fact that they might lose their partner or be physically abused by them if they don’t do what they’re told. The book Criminal by Terra, has a way of showing how the main character Nikki is a slave for her boyfriend. He…

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