Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

How does music work in the story? Does music seem to affect the way that Connie acts and thinks?

Where are you going, Where have you been?

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Music totally affects the way Connie thinks and acts. She uses music as a form of escape and basis life as she believes it should be from the songs she hears on the radio. Escape breeds daydreams, and daydreams blur the line between reality and fantasy. The fact that Connie hears the music she loves on Arnold's car radio might logically be considered manipulation...... as she briefly equates his taste in music with romanitic illusion.