Susanna Kaysen is a tormented young woman, barely coming out of her teenage years. The novel begins with her trip to the doctor where she goes into extensive detail about her newly formed pimple, and her feelings of doubt and self-consciousness.
Susanna is sent to McLean's Mental Hospital, where she is diagnosed with a "borderline personality disorder. She questions her mental state throughout the novel, and becomes wrapped up in her world of ...
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