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- 1+ 14- 0
Always Be Best FriendsGinger: "We had a dream that we would always be best friends."
Ginger explains that she and Rosa always planned to be the best of friends, inseparable actually, like they were growing up. The world around them however is changing and they are growing into their own, which does not necessarily lead them on the same path.
- 2+ 11- 0
A Girl's Most Important PossessionRosa: "It says here that a girl's most important possession is a bubbly personality."
Ginger: "Interesting. Do you think that Simone de Beauvoir has a bubbly personality?"
Ginger: "That French writer, she's an existentialist."
Rosa: "Maybe she hasn't read 'Girl.' Says here that boys don't like girls who are too serious."
Ginger: "Oh, well even so, did I tell you I decided to be a poet?"
Rosa: "I thought you were already."
Sitting in a tub of water to shrink their jeans, Ginger and Rosa have some girl talk. Rosa is all about boys and teen magazines while Ginger ponders more serious topics like poetry and existentialism.
- 3+ 8- 3
Who Do You Think You Are?Ginger: "Who do you think you are? Don't you care about the future anymore?"
Rosa: "Who do you think you are? While everyone can serve the whole world some of us have to concentrate on just one person."
After growing apart, Ginger and Rose fight, questioning each other's actions and desires. Ginger is focused on the world as a whole while Rosa's view is much more limited.
- 4+ 6- 1
Where Have You Been?
- 5+ 5- 2
We Should Do Something
- 6+ 2- 1
I Can't Say ItGinger: "I can't say it. I'll explode if I can't say it."
May Bella: "What is it you can't say, Ginger? What can't you say?"
Like any typical teenage girl, Ginger is dealing with a wide range of emotions. She has a secret that she absolutely must tell but simply cannot. May Bella tries to console her.