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Ready Reference Treatise: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

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Length: 32 pages27 minutes

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“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates was first published in 1996. It is believed to be most widely read and anthologized story written by Oates.

The story was first published in the journal Epoch. It was later republished in the collection of short stories “The Wheel of Love” in the year 1970.

Even today, the story is highly popular and reader favorite. Most of the critics past and present have admired this remarkable story.

According to literary scholar G. F. Waller, it is one of the masterpieces of the short story genre. The story was adapted into a movie title “Smooth Talk” in 1986 by director Joyce Chopra.

Ready Reference Treatise: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Copyright
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Commentary
Chapter Six: Critical Analysis

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