Summary of Not That Kind of Girl

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Summary of Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham | Includes Analysis 


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-Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book

-Key Takeaways of the book

-A Reader's Perspective



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Chapters 1-4


Take My Virginity (No, Really, Take It)

Dunham did not come close to having sex until her sophomore year of college.

That year, she hosted a party in her room and threw herself at a nice guy named

Jonah. Her first sexual experience did not change her as she expected it to. She

added this life event as a scene into the first movie she wrote and discovered

acting it out had more of an impact on her than the actual experience had.


Platonic Bed Sharing: A Great Idea (for People Who Hate Themselves)

During her third year in college, Dunham started to invite guys to share her bed

platonically just to feel wanted and safe. She learned that it was not okay to

share a bed with anyone who was just there to avoid being alone and who

did not feel like platonic bed sharing was actually intimate in itself.


18 Unlikely Things I’ve Said Flirtatiously

Dunham has said many things that characterize her as extremely awkward in

situations with the opposite sex, especially in her attempts at flirting. Topics

range from only having body odor in one armpit to having a colon infection from

coffee, to having a belly button rash.


Igor; Or, My Internet Boyfriend Died and So Can Yours

Dunham had a three month online relationship with a boy named Igor when she

was in the ninth grade. The two eventually made plans to meet, but he never

arrived. He later claimed he had been grounded. Igor gradually stopped

messaging her. Her friend, Julianna, told her that Igor overdosed and died. Later,

Dunham spotted Igor’s screen name online. When she typed a greeting to him,

his name disappeared…



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Product details

  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 2.03mm
  • English
  • 1533125198
  • 9781533125194