August In R. J. Palacio's Wonder

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In R.J. Palacio's Wonder, the reader gain a better understanding for the new school life of August through the eyes of his classmates. Being asked to be an acquaintance of August at Beecher Prep, Jack noticed that after, quite some time integrated within the class, “if a kid like Jamie [...] can be that mean, August doesn't stand a chance in middle school.”(Palacio 141). This shows that more and more students will continue to change their behavior as long as other classmates are convinced the August will be an easy target for a verbal abuse. Jack tries to look out for August, but no matter how much she keeps trying to defend him or build him up here as well always tear him down. After realizing August was a newcomer to school, Summer was
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