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Maggie by Stephen Crane
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Dec 11, 11

bookshelves: 1993-to-1997, age-adult, classics
Recommended to Kate by: Required reading for AP English Literature Grade 11 or 12

This was a short enough novel that it wasn't a chore to read. I had a friend in high school named Maggie and I recall that we would sometimes call her "Maggie Girl of the Streets" while we were reading this book... The only other thing I remember about this book is the main character looking up and saying, "The moon looks like shit" - and my teacher dissecting this sentence to mean that the character's life was so terrible she couldn't think of anything wonderful to compare the moon to.
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