A: Stand up for yourself
B: Stay strong, stay positive
C: Don't let anything bottle up inside
This passage is very important in the book because it shows that Alice doesn't want to one of the closet person to her to know that she was raped. She feels that her mother won't believe her. Thought out the whole book her father didn't believe her so she feels alone in this process.
This passage was very important in the book because this passage comes in the end of the book and its explains that she is still having nightmares years later, they are even clear then ever. This says that she hasn't moved on and cant get it out of her head.