The sincere uncertainty of being an outcast in a constant changing world.
What I loved the most about Ghost World was the inmost approach into the perception of a ‘misunderstood’ character. It’s not just about feeling different. It’s not just about feeling like an unfitting piece in a jigsaw puzzle.
The thing about the unconventional character arc is that most narratives focus on the contrast between them and the observing crowd, rather than stepping inside the ‘outcast’ viewpoint to fully understand the character in question.
Enid strives to be recognized as unique, she shows her disdain to the contemporaneous ideal teenager way of living and is constantly changing her style to remark that she doesn’t identify herself with them. She…