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Arts, Media, and Entertainment May 11, Once upon a time, a young novelist wrote a Young Adult novel about suicide. And suddenly there was no longer anything stealthy about it. While her fellow students are still creating memorials and taking selfies in front of her locker, a bombshell drops on her friend Clay Jensen Dylan Minnette.
A shoebox full of cassette recordings that Hannah created before her death is left with him — recordings addressed to 13 different people whom she says gave her reasons to kill herself. I never imagined logistics: All I could focus on was the power the main character had after her death.
What matters is simply that she has it at last. It stirs great compassion for this lost and hopeless girl, but it also tempts us to despair like her own.
Yes, it matters deeply how we treat each other, but the idea that kids are responsible for keeping each other alive is neither true nor fair.
The same goes for the all-too-pervasive idea — trickled down from movies for adults, without a doubt — that romantic relationships can save us. So many of these characters have a need for love, an instinctual understanding of its importance, but no concept of the kind of love that actually does save.
Religious faith is mentioned only in passing, and not in any way that suggests it could provide real and lasting help. And more than once, they cross the line into brutality. Whereas in the book Hannah gave in to consensual sex with a boy she despised, out of sheer despair and self-loathing, in the show it becomes a clear case of sexual assault.
But in both versions, a visit to a counselor who also has little moral framework does no good, and Hannah finally gives up on life.
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