Josh: “I watch people a lot. Normally it’s not an issue because no one really looks at me, and if they do, I’m pretty adept at looking away fast. Very fast. But damn if that girl wasn’t faster. I know she’s new here. If not, she’s made some drastic, unfortunate transformation over the summer, because I’m more than aware of most people on this campus, and even if I wasn’t, I’d remember the girl who comes to school looking like an undead whore” (23).
We know his first impression of Nastya, and later, what she thought of him, but he still spends time thinking about her. Given this quote, do you think he knew from the beginning how weird she was, and how much he’d like it? Have you ever people watched and seen someone dressed up in a not-dress-up-appropriate place? Was it Walmart?