The Question and Answer section for Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
You need to complete your question. You just have "Why does Connie sister June".
At the end of the story, after Arnold has threatened her family, he is able to coax her out of the house and into his car. Connie leaves with him without any word to her family and follows his directions not to use the phone. We can assume that...
Music plays a scared role in the text..... almost religious. Connie's ideas about love and happiness are derived from the music she listens to. Music provides continuity and a sense of safety.