Final Journal Challenger Deep In Neal Shusterman’s novel Challenger Deep, the protagonist, Caden goes from denial of his mental illness to acceptance. Caden starts off holding a deep distrust in others. He’s constantly suspicious of the majority of the population. Even his own parents are not spared from these thoughts of wariness. Whenever his growing odd behavior is brought to his attention by others, he becomes defensive, angry, and refuses to acknowledge that anything is wrong with him.
Then Herbert showed up and told Ida about a secret meeting that the school board had set up to keep the school closed for good until the next school year started. Ida and Tom told everyone that they knew about the meeting and asked them to go to it. Ida and the rest of the children won the fight between keeping the school open and closing it. A couple of days later the county examiner came to give the tests. Mary and Felix were the first ones done with their exams.
The fear of being looked down upon misunderstood and judged are factors resulting in them escaping that society. But as they enter the new society which is the ward they begin to fear again, this time the authority. The men fear Nurse Ratched, except from McMurphy who pushes her buttons and tries to provoke her and tries to save the men and tries regain their freedom and dignity. They fear what might happen to them if they disobey the restrictions. The restrictions limit the lives of the men.
From the moment people are born, no one tells you to have to act in high school. People eventually conform and put on false images and hide behind masks just to hide from their real selves. This is the social norm that people blindly flow just to obey the social norm and not to feel like an outcast. In this book The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, the main character Charlie enters his freshman year of high school, and he meets two seniors Sam and Patrick. Sam and Patrick mentor him through his freshmen year of first dates, family dramas, and new friend Chbosky uses symbolism and the use of characters to reveal that teenagers use a mask to hide who they really are in order to comply with social norms.
If he ever needed help and tried to seek it from the people of Maycomb, it is very unlikely that anyone would help him due to how he was viewed: a troubled man who could be a potential threat to society. When Atticus says that there are many other ways of making people into ghosts, he means that it does not have to be physical intimidation. He is suggesting to Jem that perhaps Boo Radley is being kept under control because Mr. Radley is using some other means. This is a powerful quote because it introduces ideas about how Boo Radley is treated at home. This also introduces Boo Radley as being a mockingbird.
n AP Chemistry, test scores weigh heavily on our grade in the class so they are not taken lightly. It just so happened that the Tennessee HOSA (Future Health Professionals) Leadership Conference coincided with the final days of lecture and review for the test that was to take place the day after HOSA members arrive home. My teacher specifically told me and a classmate, who was also a HOSA competitor, that we were not expected to take the test on Monday but rather one day after school. Since she had given us extra time, we both focused on studying for our respective competitions rather than the AP Chemistry test. This, however, turned out to be a horrible mistake.
At the end of the school term, he was chosen valedictorian of his class, and is asked to write and deliver a speech for graduation. The principal pre-writes Richard’s speech, disregarding the one that Richard had already written. After his classmate and Uncle receive this news, they both agree that he should present the principal’s speech at graduation, because it is better than the one he himself wrote. This is yet another example of the prejudice that Richard is receiving from others. Those around him are continuously doubting his intellectual ability.
In Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo’s fear is the driving force behind many of his actions, including his own death. In the novel, Okonkwo’s fear of becoming like his father drives him to become the polar opposite of Unoka: emotionally hardened and distant. This is truly displayed in his hate for all things seemingly meek and calm, as the narrator explains, “Even as a little boy he resented his father’s failure and weakness, and even now he still remembered how he had suffered when a playmate told him that his father was agbala...And so Okonkwo was ruled by one passion-to hate everything that his
In the end we can conclude that, Discrimination within the novel has a negative impact on many of the characters mental stability, wellbeing and the feeling of being safe , it is unfair and makes the characters question themselves and their surroundings, and it also results in war, death and being an outcast. Therefore discrimination is not only a dangerous thing in the old society but in today’s society