Don't Get Too Close
Ordinary People by Judith Guest is a well written novel that takes you through the life of a typical upper class American family. The main character in the book is Conrad Jarret. He is the son of Calvin and Beth Jarret. Conrad also had a deceased brother Buck who was killed in a tragic boating accident. This brings us to the reoccurring theme throughout the book. The lack of intimacy in
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depicting the change in him from the beginning to the end of the book. The story ends with Conrad going over to Lazenbys house looking for a game of golf. This shows the reader that Conrad is looking to have a close relationship with him again. From beginning till end Conrad had made a complete 360, and his life is filled with intimacy and friendships, where at the beginning it was filled with gloom and depression.