By not saying anything, Melinda drifts further away from others and more so isolates herself. Everyone looked at Melinda like she was a monster. Melinda received looks from people she did not even know. This got in Melinda’s head and resulted in her feeling worse and she too, feared who she was. Melinda could not bear to see herself as she only saw an ugly person with many flaws.
Mrs. Strangeworth made unethical decisions that lead to hurt feelings among the people in her town. Mrs. Strangeworth wrote notes about everyone but she would never sign the notes. She would write letters which contained hurtful observations, which she called “truths”, about the recipients. The letters were always targeted at one single person. Such as Don Crane, or the teenage boy whom she suspected of having sexual relations with his girlfriend.
While adjusting, the girls often felt depressed, isolated, and uncomfortable. In the beginning they wanted to run away from St. Lucy’s as fast as they could because it was extremely difficult. But they felt as if they had no one or nowhere to run back to. Within St. Lucy’s there was a lot of competition among the students. They always wanted
After this, Sophie’s fears then developed into more complicated of matters. Such as natural disasters and murderers and creatures that go bump in the middle of the night. Her parents thought of her as a crazy child, for they have never heard of a kid who screams bloody murder at the thought of having to go to bed and being left alone like Sophie did. Young Sophie and her irrational fears of the unknown are what put her in the middle of
I didn't sleep thinking about how I was going to get through the next day, the stress piled up and I decided to take it out on me by self harm. I started spending more and more time alone in my room not wanting to talk to my siblings or my parents, crying every night, hating myself more and more. When I went out in public I felt as if every single person was staring at me and judging me. I felt cold, I started sweating and shaking, I breathed heavily, my heartbeat was rapid, I felt sick to my stomach while going through panic attacks everyday fearing what would happen the next day I would have to go to
“Hi new girl, we don’t like you. You seem too afraid of everything, you never talk and your hair's a mess.” Skye said. The two girls kept insulting and talking horribly to her. Haley had no idea what to do, she was too timid to talk. She felt like there was a hurricane in her mind, she really wanted for people to like her but she was to insecure to even speak.
Out, you baggage! You tallow face!” Which is such cruelty and foul language used to describe his daughter which is no act that should ever be inflicted upon one or else would cause such tragic and huge emotional state of depression this is clearly what had made Juliet seem so ill to life, she couldn 't handle the pressure they were forcing upon her making her question life pushing her to the edge. A great part of the blame should be inflicted upon these two irresponsible and cruel parents who had a big impact on the taking of her own
It made her trapped feel unconfortable to be hiding from something she knows if they find her, shes doomed. Being in isolation from her friends and family makes her befreind inanitmate objects, lose her mind, and think of ways to entertain herself. This is easily shown throughout Anne frank’s diary as this line says “I am surrounded by too great a void.” Even though it isn’t much it shows us she is trapped for a long time to see that she doesn’t have much and is said, is surrounded by too great a void. This proves what is said in the intro because I’ve stated what isolation has done to Anne frank. Inside the diary of Anne frank, it shows how it is, hidding in a small place for a long time.
She looks at her mom as a monster and “monsters are half and half borderline creatures who horrify precisely because they are at once human and not human natural and unnatural” (Pitchford 61). She thinks her mother isn't human, because no real human could put her through the amount of pain and trouble her mom has put her through. Also, she is struggling with the idea that her mom has good qualities and bad qualities, but the bad seem to shine through more which deem her a monster. Since both main characters felt like they couldn't escape their mothers it drove a wedge their relationships. On account of dealing with constant bad memories and moments, it left them with a bad relationship with their mother, which in turn also left a lasting mark on the
She had been frightened what people thought of her, scared she couldn't perform anymore, that people didn't want to see her anymore. And then there had been Lindsey. That man was what she had been most afraid of off it all. Stevie had had an idea how to behave around him after they had left on the terms they had been leaving. There had been too many lose ends, too much heartache as that she,
The kids were running around screaming but the mother did not do anything to settle them besides yelling at them. She seemed very overwhelmed and not able to cope well with all the stress caused by Cedric’s actions. The mother had a defeated demeanor during the interview, as, if she has given up on Cedric. My next intervention move is to get Cedric into an environment that will allow him to focus in an individual counseling section. I will also want to have a family counseling session to address the stress that each family member is facing.
She is a young woman any teacher would want as a student, any person would want as a friend, and any parent would be proud to call their daughter. I feel fortunate to have known Katrina throughout her high school career; she has certainly left a positive and lasting
As the more emotional person in the group; Britney stated “I would start crying and become emotionally stressed”. She would not be able to eat because she usually loses her appetite when she is stressed. Consequently Britney also uses the bathroom more when she is stressed. Britney also states she faints easily if she gets too hot. Britney also has knee problems and would be super uncomfortable in her position.
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.
“They surged about her, caught her up & bore her, protesting, and then pleading… back into a tunnel, a room, a closet, where they slammed & locked the door & saw it tremble from her beating & throwing herself against it… Then smiling they turned and went out & back down the tunnel, just as the teacher arrived.” (pg. 3) They don’t care what she says & they do it behind the teachers back. Therefore, she can’t do anything about it because she doesn’t know about it. The suspense at this point is tremendous. We don’t know if they will take her out of the closet in time or not to see the