Shelby Gonzalez born in daly city (california) - parents are stephen pelzer & catherine pelzer : parents are both alcoholics catherine pelzer enjoyed torturing david & constantly abused him from [age 5-12] dave was the second child out of five child called it: pg.3 david overtime figured out ways to get chores done to get dinner - also every time he falls down he gets right back up pg.4 davids “mom loves to use food as a weapon” he found certain techniques to survive and eat at the end of the day/ does not care about how many times she hits him or what she does to him as long as he gets food ( food = survival) pg.8 davids principle: mr. hansen; mr. hansen lifts davids chin and david can not make eye contact - because afraid and ashamed of lifestyle principles call home= davids results of moms beatings next day= mr. hansen never called home again= started to look into what was going on at pelzers home= soon david pelzer rescue pg.30 by …show more content…
hope has faded away, david became a robot showing no emoiton but inside was fighting between fear and anger/ at night no longer dreamed/ the words hope and faith just became words with no meanings/didnt care if he was beaten.. eating was his only survival and ate whenever he could pg.135 david finally= family slave by summer 1972.. brothers treated him as one he became the hitting magnet and dad lost faith in david because david had to be on mothers side because she was the one who fed him pg.136 hate was all that was left in david, he hated himself more than anything; he felt its his fault because he let it go on.. and let it go on for so long every beating or starvation was all one just big game to catherine, it brought her joyment and somehow never felt guilty.. even stabbing him; no guilt pg.75 after all kids were asleep david was called to drink ammonia, david non educated did not think this was bad so drank it.. seconds later fell to the ground reaching for
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At the age of 26 Eric Hosmer has been to two World series and has claimed 8 awards such as Golden glove, Rookie of the month, and Kansas city player of the year. This solidifies Eric as one of the best first basemen in the MLB. Eric John Hosmer is a MLB first basemen who was born on October 24, 1989 in South Miami ,FL. Eric’s father Mike was a retired Firefighter and his mother Ileana was a nurse.
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In the book A Child Called “it”, by Dave Pelzer, Catherine, Dave’s mother starves Dave as punishment. After the incident with burning David on top of a stove, Catherine resorted to other forms of abusive punishments like hitting him and starving him. I predict that Catherine will continue to abuse Dave until someone in his school recognizes his injuries. Throughout the book, Catherine has done so many abusive things to Dave with the proof of scars,marks,bruises and etcetera.
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David was a journalist and the people at the fair really didn’t treat David right. They treated him as if he wasn’t important. David’s reaction to this was to act rudely to others but David knew that it wasn’t intentional toward him and that he needed to realize that.
Dylan Jones Classic Case Study: Dave Pelzer Child Psychology In the novels A Child Called It and The Lost Boy the author Dave Pelzer, describes in great and horrific detail the abuse, trials, and tribulations he faced while growing up and what he had to do to overcome it all. These novels show very well how the cognitive and physical development affects a child. It was from the ages of four to twelve Dave suffered extreme mental, physical, and verbal abuse from his alcoholic mother.
In the beginning of the story, David was a timid, quiet boy who would have preferred to have stayed home with his mom in Chicago. “‘I don't want to sleep in a tent.’ He said, and his voice broke with the simple honesty of it, and his eyes glazed”(Pg 416) He says he doesn't want to sleep in a tent and begins to break down almost.
Marie has a loving family dynamic of spending time together playing games and having fun. Callie has a tougher outlook on life as she sees no wrong in teaching her children natural selection and pleasing her husband even though the relationship may not be perfect. Marie has more of a higher class outlook on life as on how she views Callie and her living situation and what she thinks about the puppy. Callie also seems content on sheltering her child in a yard or a small space because of his tenacity to run off however she also wants the children to experience what the world is really like. Marie uses Callie’s family dynamic to teach her children the treatment others receive and what they have to endure.