and there is no sound of men to disturb [him]” (35). After he finds this tunnel he also commits less severe crimes like stealing manuscripts and candles. As he breaks more rules he begins to question why these rules are in place. Later in the story he loses track of time one night and is caught and lashed, but it was “easy to escape from the Palace of Corrective Detention. The locks are old on the doors and there are no guards about” (61).
Perks of Being a Wallflower “Because things change. And friends leave. And life doesn’t stop for anyone.”- Stephen Chybosky My freshman year of high school I bought the book Perks of Being a Wallflower, I had seen the trailers for the movie but when I realized it was a book,oh man. The book is about a boy named charlie in his freshman year of highschool the cliche of teen literature. He has no friends and is an outcast, and even though the book never out right says it but he suffers from ptsd because his repressed memories of the abuse he endured by his aunt (who the book/movie makes look like a great person until the ending the movie explains more).
“Broken things are beautiful”. “The Disappearance of J.D Sinclair” by Keith Russell is an excerpt about a young boy by the name of J.D who migrates from Abaco to New Providence. J.D has a close friend by the name of Val, they are both around the age of 12-13. They both attend school Val goes to a public-school whiles J.D goes to a private school. In his private school he deals with bullying and racism.
Introduction Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger published in 1951 is a fictional story of a boy named Holden Caulfield who is suspended from his high school for bad grades. Written in the first person narrative through the voice of Caulfield, the narration brilliantly brings out the isolation and alienation that many teenagers feel. The novel has had a huge influence on modern society and on popular culture. It has been associated with many shootings such as that of John Lennon and the attempted assassination of former U.S. president Ronald Reagan. The people behind these shootings have been able to relate to Holden's character further provoking them to take such action.
From reading the case study we see that Simon has a problem with his drink but he can’t see that he thinks because he is never drunk then it’s acceptable to have a few drinks in the evening time whenever he comes home from work. According to the case study Simon often unwinds at night with a drink or two or three. We need to try and help Simon and get him to admit that he has a problem with alcohol and seek professional help and maybe go to an Alcohol Anonymous Group (AA
In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden is a 16-year-old boy who has been kicked out of another fancy prep school for failing 4 out of 5 subjects. He also viewed other people around him as phonies. Based on this,
They were mostly old, show-offy-looking guys with their dates. Except at the table right next to me. At the table right next to me, there were these three girls around thirty or so.” Which does not look like the best place for a teenager who has nothing in common with the contingent, except that he just happened to be there in order not to get stuck in his hotel room.Moreover, to tune in Holden wanted to have a drink and feel relaxed.He was persistant in that desire but unfortunately his plans went downhill with every attempt. "I can't sit in a corny place like this cold sober. Can'tcha stick a little rum in it or something?
A dream that will turn into reality. Joshua porio is a 17 year old guy , Who lost his memory. He was only twelve years old , when the car accident happened in their field trip . It was a nightmare to his family , beacuse of the Post traumatic stress disorder gained by joshua. When he knows that all in the bus was died .
Back home where my dad is wasting money on investments, where my mom is texting her friends about the miserable this and the depressing that, where my sister is still sleeping in her bedroom, and where my empty, untouched bedroom is. In reality, this is the definition of a fantastic life. I go back home where nothing special happens. My dad is on the computer with a bottle of wine that was just popped open, my mom opens the door for me and goes back to her phone, and my sister is on her laptop minding her own business. I closed the door to my room as I take everything out of my pockets and get comfortable to relax.
But your mum and I know better than all of them how pretty you are. James went to his dad and his dad go out there proof how good you are and you know you must wreck all the people in science and maths go out their son. So, James went there and when he was walking through the school people stared at him and said everybody stay away from this kid this kid just weird I mean just look at him his face his messed. It will be his first day in American middle- school so he didn’t because it was different to his old school, he went to a random teacher who was the 7th grade teacher James asked him and said where I’m supposed to go because I’m new to this school and the teacher told him that if you are new to school you need to go to the principal office so he can introduce you to your new friends and then tell you where your class will