I met my Veterans Outreach class, most of whom failed the CUNY Writing Assessment Test and thus the course, at least once before. I even have some of my old students from the spring of 1979. That means they failed with me and maybe twice more last year.
Stacy finally went to her dreamland, California, and returned terribly disappointed. She had always set up unreasonable expectations of some kind of paradise out there. Mason says now she sees her disenchantment as a metaphor for her whole life.