One of the members decided to beat up Peter, Cole did not take this lightly and punches him in return. Unluckily a teacher sees Cole and sends them all to the principal’s office. Cole tries to explain what happened but his effort falls upon deaf ears. This is not the only encounter with the bullies that the two have. This time the gang tries to beat them up but this time they have a new strategy.
Finally Paul says, “‘I saw - I heard Eric Fisher tell him to do it.’ (Pg. 284).” Paul finally tells someone something bad that Eric did. Even though Eric is his brother he told the police officer this anyway. Even after all the abuse Paul has taken throughout the entire story he still has the courage to tell the police about Eric and
When Peter tells Valentine about his plan to have them take on false identities and slowly become respected political figures he says: “I’m going to have control of something. But I want it to be something worth ruling. I want to accomplish something worthwhile. [...] So that when somebody else comes, after we beat the buggers, when somebody else comes here to defeat us, they’ll find we’ve already spread over a thousand worlds, we’re at peace with ourselves and impossible to destroy. [...] I want to save mankind from self-destruction.” (167) Peter’s reasoning behind his plan is that manipulating the adults to believe the political views they have is worth it because it means that Peter’s hunger for power and control will be satiated and a potential war will be avoided.
Peter is on one side of the spectrum of views about aging, he wants to stay a child forever and is against the idea of growing up. Peter is the only child that does not grow up and he stays a child, with his baby teeth for example, forever because of his own willpower. It is easy to recognize
The protagonist is Peter, a brave young boy about ten years old. He leads children to carry a gold in Norway to Uncle Victor, because Uncle Victor should take the golds to safe place, America. He always has to be careful aganist antagonist Germans because they will get you and make you tell about Norway. The events unfold as Peter get to know what is going on in Norway. Peter was a normal boy that has sister and brother.
He never looked at his father anymore”(Bradbury 6). Peter even threatened his father when he didn’t get his way, he yelled, “I don’t think you’d better consider it anymore”(Bradbury 7), as if he were to do something about it. Peter doesn’t show his admiration towards his parents, gestures such as not making eye contact and threatening his own parents are signs of no regards due to Peter’s disrespect. In addition, Peter is also
The last reason why Walter is rude and disrespectful to his family is when mama came looking for him and found his at the local bar. She sat down with his and starting talking to him about everything like his life, how he has a good life and what kind of changes that need to be made. Once mama starting talking about money doesn't matter Walter totally disagrees with her. Mama: Son--how come you talk so much `about