Father Flynn is guilty because the little boys attending the school are afraid to be alone with him and The mother of a student, Donald Muller; her knowledge on his sexuality. Father Flynn is guilty of molesting the young boys attending the school in which he is a priest at. He is a rapist or at least is very much so hinted at being one. He is believed to be a child molestor because of the evidence against him throughout the play. It was stated that the boys attending the facility were frightened to be alone with Father Flynn.
He had a difficult time adapting to the lack of his parents’ attention once his brother was born. Subsequently, Laurie sought negative attention, hoping to regain his parents’ focus onto himself. The story’s conflict arose when Laurie, also acknowledged as Charles, caused pandemonium in his class, with his peers, and throughout the school. To Laurie, acting out was a desperate endeavor to redirect his parents’ attention away from his new brother. First off, Laurie arrived home from Kindergarten and proceeded to tell his parents about a mischievous boy named Charles.
A book with an internal conflict is The Bully because Darrel a boy that goes to high school is bullied by another boy named Tyray and his friends. That makes Darrel sad because they call him names. Another book with an internal is The Secret Life of Bees. In the Secret Life of Bees Lily always is thinking about her
Character traits help shape a person into what they are, there are ways to change them and become a better person. In the short story Charles, written by Shirley Jackson, a boy named Charles possessed many different negative character traits in which some include being, obnoxious, dangerous, and disrespectful. Charles displayed immature and unnecessary trouble for all the students and teachers. Being obnoxious means extremely unpleasant and Charles was just that in this short story. Charles possesses the trait obnoxious because all the children in the class were trying to listen to the story while the teacher would be unable to read due to the noise.
He is seen as an enemy to the Finch’s after the trial because of his verbal and physical actions. Bob Ewell antagonizes and causes fear for these young kids, this is why conflicts arise. This grown man is not only causing conflicts for the children but their father, Atticus too. To add more on, in the book Scout and Jem were on their way home from Scout’s school play. On their way home Jem kept stopping, he explained to Scout that he felt they were being followed.
Mental illness seems to be one large theme in the novel. From the start, Charlie is shown to have problems controlling his emotions. Charlie retaliates against a fellow student who is bullying him and ends up injuring the other student badly (7). Charlie then becomes hysterical because before the incident Charlie had not done anything to the other student. Charlie’s brother had to pick him up early from school as a result (8).
History (including details of time and circumstances of onset, and the evolution of complaint) – Ben described his childhood was a nightmare to him. His mother would tie him to a chair and hit him with hangers. He did not want to go to school because his teacher and classmates would ask him about the bruises on his body. He would steal money from his father and gambled it away. He said gambling is like the only escape of reality and feeling high when he wins.
Irony: A literary device that uses contradictory statements or situations to reveal a reality different from what appears to be true. A state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing as a result. Example: “The children would leave his classroom / for the playground to torment the weak / and the smart” (Collins 14-16). Function: In “The History Teacher” by Billy Collins, a history teacher lies to his students in order to protect their innocence. This series of events swings full circle and backfires.
Next, Charles’ mischievous behavior brings attention to himself during class. As a consequence, his kindergarten teacher needs to punish him. For example, “She [the teacher] tried to make him color with red crayons… Charles wanted to color with green crayons so he hit the teacher and she spanked him said said nobody play with Charles but everybody did” (Jackson 1). When he gets in trouble, Charles receives the attention he seeks for. Furthermore, the teacher had to lecture the students not to play with Charles which also brings attention from his
It is sadly ironic that a place like the Nursery, meant to foster creativity, has the complete opposite effect on Wendy and Peter. They instead have “a tendency toward a slight paranoia here or there, usual in children because they feel persecuted by parents constantly” (Bradbury 7). The theme of death is a driving force throughout the story that exemplifies how technology can cause a tendency toward violence. There is a feeling deep inside the characters, especially the wife and husband, who realize that the way the children behave is not right. The wife, Lydia Hadley, helps her husband begin to see how negatively affected the children have become as a result of technology.
Julian is also 2 faced. Finally Julian is a bully to other kids. Julian is not a good role model that kids would look up to. For example, Julian puts mean notes in Jack and Auggie’s locker. For example to Auggie, he wrote “you are a freak why did you come to this school in the first place?” and another reason why Julian is sneaky is he started the “boy war”.Finally, Julian started the game called “the plague”