Amanda did not even feel normal going out in public. Amanda lived her life hiding because she was always scared. especially at School. For example, when Amanda would go to school she would get teased or called names for what she have done. It had gotten so bad that she had to transfer to a new school.
She was fighting these demons inside of her and she was scared, so scared. Nobody could see how much she was hurting because she would put on her fake face to get through the day. She didn’t want her parents to worry, but they knew something was different they just didn’t know how bad. She felt like nobody was there for her, and she couldn’t handle it. Things really started to get bad she couldn’t even walk in the halls of school without stuff being yelled at her.
Leslie was repeatedly confronted on her inability to be honest, skipping classes, associating with negative peers and substance abuse behaviors. She was manipulative and dishonest in treatment sessions as she would report going to school, but later found out that she skipped school to go to Walmart with her friends. Court documents state that secure placement was needed due to MS-13 gang member have made a threat to her life in the community. She also exhibited difficulty with inability to comply with probation, home, school and community rules. Leslie was sexually abused by her step father in November 2013, who was deported as a result.
She was a part of the faction that prevented Thomas Putnam’s brother from becoming the minister of the town. The Putnam’s are very upset about this and Mrs. Putnam also accuses Rebecca of murder. Rebecca is also upset at Reverend Parris because he refuses to preach to the children, even though they seem to be possessed by the devil. She also doesn’t support Parris’ idea to bring Reverend Hale to Salem to help with the witchcraft because she believes that it will send the whole town into arguments and thinking that something is seriously wrong. She believes it would be better to just pray and let the doctor try and save Betty.
When Melinda claims, “..skirt that I hate”, she implies that she is not very optimistic in the situation she is put in; school with people who “despise” her for what she did at the party over summer. Within this thought, she is also very sarcastic, which further explains the overall tone that Anderson
Peers influenced my friend to not go school and be a school hater student, go to parties, and date someone. After her parents knew that, she got into much trouble from her parents and from her friends. She didn’t like school and she couldn’t have any friends over. This is called bullying, and she made all of her friends upset at her because she was talking to the boys that her friends like. I feel this experience is
Melinda struggles to stand up to Andy and her classmates because of the fear that no one believe her. Hester faces the conflict of standing up to Roger and stopping him from tormenting Dimmesdale. “Melinda has kept the attack a secret because she is ashamed. She feels she brought it on herself, even though she tried to fight the boy off” (Constantakis). This quote describes how Melinda fights to gain power during her whole freshman year as well as when she was raped by Andy.
Something happening with the main character is that she is scared about middle school. The setting affects the mood in the story because the school they are in looks and feels like a prison which makes them feel scared. The main conflict in the story, currently is that Abbie does not like school nor wants to go. And so, her mom is making her go because she thinks it’s an adventure to solve. The realistic fiction text, Frazzled, written by Booki Vivant tells how Abbie, the main character finds her “Thing”.
On one hand, Carrie is oppressed by her mother who has strange religious views. Her mother views Carrie as a sin and prevents her to live a normal life. At school, Carrie is humiliated by her peers; they make fun of her because she is old fashioned. At the prom, they humiliate Carrie by showering her with pig's blood. On the other hand, Nor ELshrief whose masters in his work plan to rape his wife and send him to prison.
The development of these characters help us realize the fears they face on a daily basis. To start with, the protagonist of the book, Melinda, is experiencing multiple difficult times in her life like her parents relationship is falling apart, recovering from the rape, and loneliness. Melinda has isolated herself from everyone else for so long, but also since everybody thinks she busted the party, they don’t want to have anything to do with her. As her peers at school bully her by blurting things out at her while she has a perfectly good reason why she called the police, she is afraid to stand up for herself. At the party, she was raped by Andy and didn’t know what to do after it happened, so she called the police in shock.