You miss every shot you don’t take, and the shots you don’t take are the ones that could mean everything. In the novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry, Mildred D. Taylor uses Stacey, a 13 year old boy to show amazing acts of courage and bravery. Stacey showed amazing acts of courage in the book, Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, by helping T.J. get back to his house when he was beaten by R.W. and Melvin, he went to Strawberry with Papa and Mr. Morrison when he knew it might be dangerous, and he dug a hole to break the white kids bus on the way to school. In the book, Roll of Thunder, we know that Stacey is a 12-year-old boy who will stand up for what he believes in. For example, when he went to help Papa when he was hurt, he refused to stay home than go to the Wallace’s.
In the story Only A, they show single stories lead to harassment which can push people over the edge. There is a woman who all the kids call “man-women.” She is mentally unstable and the children make fun of her. Everyday after school, the kids made a routine to find her and make tease her. At the end of the story, she had enough and ran away from the girls crying because a huge crowd has gathered and started to encourage the girls, which was too much for her.
(Dashner. Pg 54) Guys act so weird when around girls, but seeing one for the first time since they got to the Glade, can be even stranger. So they want to claim her and show the others that they can be tough and possibly the Alpha, or Leader, one when Alby’s gone. This quote is saying that it’s a hard life with so many problems, like survival, food sources, and finding a way out, then a girl shows up right after Thomas and everything goes downhill from there and is complete pandemonium!
After she entered her math class, everyone started to look at her and giggle, because her nose was red, her shoelaces were untied and she was sulking. She was controlling her tears from rolling down her cheeks. A brave and angry voice startled the bullies in the class, Goldie thought, it was her friend Samantha, finally someone had decided to take Goldie’s side. The voice said, “Stop bullying my friend, people, and start minding your own business,” Although it was a rude thing to say, that’s what the bullies actually deserved, because they had already troubled Goldie a lot. Samantha entered the class and gave Goldie a friendly and protective smile, which made Goldie feel a lot more comfortable.
The Harsher Consequences of Face to Face Bullying Meet Rochelle, a previous student who told her best friend something very personal. Her best friend told everyone and kids from her school started bullying her. They would call her names and it came to the point where she stopped going to school, stopped eating, had to go to the hospital because she purposely cracked her head open on the sidewalk, and tried to hang herself. (“Stories from People Just Like You”, 22) Just like Rochelle, children all over the world get bullied face to face and never say anything about it. When faced with bullying, students are intimidated to go to school and feel unsafe outside of school, so they detach themselves from the world.
There perfectly painted faces make me so mad, and there skinny jeans don’t hold a match to my leggings. But, overall, it’s what they say. Last year, on my walk home, I had a very bad experience that made me hate them even more. The fear and humiliation they put me through was so unexpected, so awful and cruel. I was petrified the whole walk home, and in the end, the cause of my fear was shocking.
Lily’s insecurity is displayed through her actions in school when encountering the more popular girls, “I started picking scabs off my body and, when I didn’t have any, gnawing the flesh around my fingernails until I as a bleeding wreck” (Kidd 9). For instance, Lily’s act of shying away from others and picking at her scabs helped to emphasize her discomfort when people she considered her betters, in style at least, surrounding Lily and reminding her about her own less than satisfactory personal looks. Furthermore, her self-consciousness, along with her inborn daringness led her to run away from home, and take Rosaleen with her. In brief, the lack of parental guidance for Lily led her to be slightly unstable, and embarrassed about herself in general led her to run away from home, and the instability caused her to start stealing and lying.
Sandra Cisneros shares her traumatic experience in a novel, “Eleven.” She goes on to explain that it was her eleventh birthday and her teacher forcibly made her wear a filthy sweater that did not belong to her because low class, Hispanic heritage (Cisneros). The children in the classroom laughed and made her feel below them because Sandra was not fitting in with them. Being placed in a situation where a child is different from others, puts the individual in a low state of esteem, Sandra can testify to this. Teachers must uplift their students instead of adding on to the hatred and bullying.
She goes to Mrs. Garner and she reports what happened. When Schoolteacher found this out he beats her up although she is pregnant. Seth runs away after this and then she collapses because of exhaustion. Luckily she was found by a white girl and this girl nurses her. She also helps Seth to deliver her baby.
He is also honorable because he will not have his name written on the church door. If his name it posted it will only give the people of Salem a bad example. Lastly, with refusing to write his name, Proctor is standing up for the people who were wrongly