Sturgis uses this quote to describe the diverse ways that bullies harness information from various sources and use it to hurt other people. Another example of Sturgis’s skillful use of sources is her example of Dr. Justin W. Patchin’s case study on the effects and phenomenon of cyberbullying. She connects Patchin’s case study to her claim which describes the negative effects of cyberbullying, especially through the window of social media. Because the case study focused mainly on the cyberbullies’ creativity through social media, it was perfect support for her
Queenie Valupides is a young lady that is a suspect in the killing of her husband. Queenie Valupides is guilty for murdering her husband because of the fact that she was home alone for ten minutes, they have had a fight just a few hours ago, and there is a pan cooking on the stove and nobody has been at the house for a few hours. There is no evidence to a person being in the house while she was away. Although mr. Volupides dead body gave evidence that he had been drunk. The police can look at the fact that she had been at the house before her friends.
For many times, Harriet scared and ashamed, so she does not want to share with anyone. Once, when he tried to rape her, luckily she could escape and pushes his father into the lake. Harriet though that she could get off of violence and sexual abused from his father. However, Martin witnessed her father’s death, so he threaten Harriet and force her have sex with him. “I was so happy that my father was dead and the violence
Bystanders can also be online. They can watch/read all the bad things on the internet. The bully gets on social media and bothers you, but the bystander does nothing. If this happens to you, tell an adult or teacher and they could stop it. In conclusion, bystanders are even more horrible as bullies.
She only believed in justice for all, but as the last days of the school year came to an end, a surprising find shocks the entire school: Alex is dead. While friends and family mourn, all of her secrets are spilled. Everywhere, the school and town feel the spike in their normally dead hearts. John Steinbeck also discusses this idea in his novel, Of Mice and Men through the characters of Curley’s wife and Lennie. Curley’s wife is described by the other characters as a “jailbait” or “tart,” but in the end, the men are shocked and angered when they find her dead, Lennie, on the other hand, is accepted by the others, but is viewed as unintelligent and incapable.
Klosterman conveys his argument in a coherent way which allows me to connect with him in agreement with his definition of what a villain is. Klosterman's ideology of a villain is set out to hurt others in an emotional setting such as the cyber bully in my situation or destroying one's career over mass media. Nonetheless, Klosterman provided the closing statement that “at this point, we can’t walk away from harmful technology” (Klosterman 227). Instead, as a society, we should face the inevitable distress caused by social villains and in my perspective learn how to cope with manipulated statements
In The Crucible, Abigail ends up ruining Proctor’s reputation as well as many other characters by accusing them of witchcraft. Abigail is seen as the villain in this story which aligns to cyber bullying because the person doing things to hurt the other person is the bully. Although the importance of reputation is not as important today as in The Crucible the similarities between Proctor and cyber bullying victims is that they could not take the bullying anymore. The Ryan Halligan Case, a special education student who was being bullied from fifth to seventh grade by other students who spread the rumor that he was gay. The bully pretended to be Ryan’s friend just to get personal messages from Ryan to then post them online and share it with others.
These online vigilantes can do some good but that still doesn’t diminish the large number of statistics of people who get anonymously attacked online. According to the article In These Days of Bullying, Words Can Actually Hurt, from Reporter.net, Jane Mikesell writes that “About half of young people have experienced some form of cyber bullying, and 10 to 20 percent experience it regularly”. That’s an extremely large portion of young teenagers who are personally affected in negative ways by others who are hidden away from guilt and shame due to their screens. Ralph from Lord of The Flies could be another example of someone remaining good while surrounded by anonymity. He is the ideal, perfect British boy on the island and remains logical, civil, and focused on survival even when most of the others decide to ditch the idea of rescue for hunting and fun.
We all need to agree that the kid that is being cyberbullied is completely humiliated. Not only humiliated but frustrated from viewers comments. A reason why cyberbullying caused more suicidal attempts than face to face bullying is because it is public. To better understand the situation, that embarrassing picture, or video is now shown to the world. Now even more bullying and rumors are targeted for laughs.
They can use any methods which may cause terrible damage for the sufferers’ mind, just to diminish the social status of whom they are bullying. In general, the goal to be achieved is raising and spreading their own power and dishonoring the others. Lastly, the motivation of online bullying is to ease the boredom. It may not surprising that the minority of perpetrators see this cruelty as the source of entertainment and others are too cowed to protest. These people may lack attention and supervision from relatives, so they start leaning on the
Flimsy as paper, Orlando has held Margo Roth Spiegelman captive for over eighteen years. She discovers how fake the people inside of the city behave. Before graduation, she escapes her life to explore and figure out who she is. However, Quentin, the boy who loves an unrealistic version of Margo, chases her, but he discovers she transforms into a person Quentin does not know anymore. Margo, insecure and just another papergirl to others, attempts to destroy everything in her paper town that harms her on one final mission, but instead she hurts herself in the long run because she pushes back the people who care about her.
Many people, as the author mentions, have experienced cyber-bullying and a lot of young people are not aware of the harm that they are causing by bullying someone, until the situations becomes very serious, almost irretrievable. The case of Jessica Logan, a high school senior who committed suicide after sending nude pictures of herself to her boyfriend is a typical scenario within our youth. After they broke up, the boyfriend posted nude pictures of Jessica on the Internet and she was harassed and called horrible names by other students at school. She committed suicide after attending the funeral of a boy who committed suicide. A lot of times, teenagers are not aware of the harm they are causing to others, even when clearly being told so.
They are both incredibly ddepressed within their books, Melinda throughout, and Okonkwo when he gets banished to his mother’s village. “When people don 't express themselves, they die one piece at a time.” (Anderson, 232) Melinda struggles with major depression and self harm thoughts throught the book, only stopping at the end, when people start to believe her about her rape. Her rapist, Andy Evans, or “it”, eggs it on, remiding Melinda constantly that she is worthless and tries to come on to her once more. Thankfully, Melinda stops him, defending herself with shards of mirror. Melinda didn’t express herself at all in the book, for partial fear of being found by Andy, and partially because she is scared to face the truth within herself.
Cyber bullying is when you get online, either on a game or texting, and you start saying mean things to someone. According to ‘Tales of Bullying’ some people use the internet to bully because they don’t want to see the pain they cause on other people. Cyber bullying is just as bad as bullying someone in
Imagine you are a parent of a child who commits suicide because they are bullied or dumped by their boyfriend / girlfriend, or they were gay. How would you feel? This is what is happening to teenagers in our generation. Megan Meier of Missouri hanged herself at age of thirteen because she was publicly dumped by her boyfriend. Also, Ryan Halligan took his life at the age of thirteen in New Jersey after rumors spread online that he was gay and Alexis Pilkington of New York got a harassing post on Facebook; even after her suicide, the issue is continued as an example of cyberbullying on a memorial website set up by friends called Giveeverythingbutup.com.