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A 2001 drama film directed by Penny Marshall, based on Beverly Donofrio's bestselling memoir of the same name.
28th Feb '16 7:49:12 AM VoxAquila
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* TheOneWhoMadeItOut: Tina basically gets everything Bev ever wanted; doesn't get knocked up, goes to college, and marries a good, reliable man she loves.



* PlatonicLifePartners: Bev'sstrongest and healthiest relationship with with her best friend Fay.

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* PlatonicLifePartners: Bev'sstrongest Bev' strongest and healthiest relationship with with her best friend Fay.



* TragicDream: Bev' just wants to go to college; the demands of her family keep her from it. It's clear that she's now projected all her dreams on Jason.

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* TragicDream: Bev' Bev just wants to go to college; the demands of her family keep her from it. It's clear that she's now projected all her dreams on Jason.
13th Feb '16 1:54:47 PM VoxAquila
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* PlatonicLifePartners: Rev's strongest and healthiest relationship with with her best friend Fay.

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* PlatonicLifePartners: Rev's strongest Bev'sstrongest and healthiest relationship with with her best friend Fay.


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* TragicDream: Bev' just wants to go to college; the demands of her family keep her from it. It's clear that she's now projected all her dreams on Jason.
12th Feb '16 3:24:40 PM VoxAquila
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* DelibrateValuesDissonance: When Ray reveals his heroin addiction, it's simply expected of Bev that ''she'll'' be the one who gets him clean; the possibly of rehab or professional detox (without which Ray's sobriety is a virtual impossibility) is never brought up.

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* DelibrateValuesDissonance: DeliberateValuesDissonance : When Ray reveals his heroin addiction, it's simply expected of Bev that ''she'll'' be the one who gets him clean; the possibly of rehab or professional detox (without which Ray's sobriety is a virtual impossibility) is never brought up.
12th Feb '16 3:22:54 PM VoxAquila
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Bev gets her book published, and Jason leaves to be with Amanda. Still, the relationship between mother and son remains strenuous and is likely to stay so.]]



* DelibrateValuesDissonance: When Ray reveals his heroin addiction, it's simply expected of Bev that ''she'll'' be the one who gets him clean; the possibly of rehab or professional detox (without which Ray's sobriety is a virtual impossibility) is never brought up.



* MaternallyChallenged: Beverly struggles to take care of her newborn son.

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* MaternallyChallenged: Beverly struggles to take care of her newborn son.son, at one point she even questions if she really loves him.
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* PlatonicLifePartner: Rev's strongest and healthiest relationship with with her best friend Fay.

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* PlatonicLifePartner: PlatonicLifePartners: Rev's strongest and healthiest relationship with with her best friend Fay.
20th Jan '16 3:08:32 PM VoxAquila
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* PlatonicLifePartner: Rev's strongest and healthiest relationship with with her best friend Fay.
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* DawsonCasting: Barrymore is 26 and plays a 15 year old and does not look like one.



* ItsAllAboutMe: Bev more concerned about getting her book published then what kind of emotional damage Jason might suffer coming face-to-face with his deadbeat father.

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* ItsAllAboutMe: Bev is more concerned about getting her book published then what kind of emotional damage Jason might suffer coming face-to-face with his deadbeat father.
20th Jan '16 3:05:03 PM VoxAquila
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* PupleProse: Bev's letter to her parents about her pregnancy drips with it. The line "But now, like the poison from an adder's tongue..." especially stands out.

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* PupleProse: PurpleProse: Bev's letter to her parents about her pregnancy drips with it. The line "But now, like the poison from an adder's tongue..." especially stands out.
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