* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Is Jason just a [[TheWoobie scared and confused boy]] who makes bad choices while trying to do the right thing or is he a [[JerkJock selfish jerk]] who disregards other's feelings?
* TearJerker
* {{Wangst}}: Justified for most of the principle cast, but even the ancillary characters get to whine about being teenagers, especially in Act One.