Having very high expectations for her students was her way of helping them succeed. When the environment around these students caused them to fail, Erin knew they were capable of more. Inviting Miep Gies, the lady who hid Anne Frank, to come from Germany to speak to her class, was their life changing moment. Gruwell had them type up their diaries to try to influence others, which later was published as The Freedom Writers Diary. Once they realized that their time with Mrs. Gruwell was coming to an end, they convinced her to get permission from the board to move up to junior year with them.
I was confused by all the moving and was having trouble with the classwork, but she would never help me out. She would have nothing to do with me. This was the first time I had felt outright hostility from a Caucasian” (Houston
Personal attack shows an attack on the character of a person rather than his or her opinions or arguments. Ms. Campbell is the head of a department who also a teacher. She was totally looked down on the student in class 203 because many of them are on probation, can’t be relied on and are the lost cause’s. For example, when Mrs. Gruwell finds out a new book to let the student read but Ms. Campbell is not giving it to the student. Ms. Campbell thinks that the student reading scores are not so good and believe the book will be damaged by them.
Aisha feels there is no purpose in trying anymore. She skips finals and practices for her teams, and then ends up quitting the debate team. When Nadira finds out Aisha did not go to her interview at Barnard, she questions her about it, and Nadira breaks her silence about why she is no longer trying at anything anymore. “And then I realized, I can’t do this anymore. It’s too hard.
What Paige is saying is there is a darkness inside of her by this she means all the pain she went through all the suffering she did in her last school. All the name calling all the lonesomeness all the negligent, that is all inside of her. She also says “Herron couldn’t push the darkness out. Mrs. lane couldn’t the school nurse couldn’t. Only I could do that but not yet.”
It was the last week of school, and Kristina was in 8th grade. Kristina couldn 't wait to be in 9th grade, but she hated that she was being bullied everyday. Kristina had cried everyday, at school during lunch, during class, after school on the way home, and at home. On the weekends she wouldn 't leave the house, because it was her only time she got away from the bullies, and she didn 't want to take a chance on being seen outside of school.
Before I moved to Vallejo I was dealing with controversy with my mother. She would degrade me and physically abuse me. I would not tell anyone, not even my father, because she always made me feel like everything was my fault, and that I was always the one to blame. Until one day when she took me to school no said "I do not want you living in my house anymore; you are going to move in with your father". I held in a lot of my emotion for most of the day until I told my best friend what was going on and that I would likely be relocating to Vallejo; where my father lives.
My dad leaving me and my mom has changed me into the person I am today because when I was a little younger I would never listen or even show respect to anyone. I was always so bad and I just cared about myself that was it even in school I was disrespectful to my teachers and I didn’t care. I would always get in trouble and talk back once he left I thought a lot about myself and I would tell myself that he left me and my mom because of me and because I was so bad and disrespectful and I hated myself I hated the person I turned into
In the book of The Devil’s Arithmetic and in the movie by the same name, there is one central theme. The saddening theme of remembering what the past is for the Jews and what they struggled with. In the time period these historical fiction stories took place, the Holocaust was just beginning. This was a very dark time for all Jews. Today Jews still face prejudice, in almost every single country.
In The Devil’s Arithmetic, Hannah is a 13 year old girl living in New Rochelle. Hannah’s character changes through the story. At the beginning Hannah was a stubborn, careless, and spoiled girl. Through the end of the story Hannah changes to a new person, due to the events she experiences and lives through.
Hannah’s portrayal at the end of the text exemplifies the results of movement. Hannah is portrayed, as a ‘New Yorker’ reading the The Nation in Bethesda. The Nation is known for being politically liberal. Liberal can be defined as untraditional. Hannah acceptance of her vulnearbilites and ability to stand up for her Mormonism can be viewed as ‘untraditional’.
First, In the Devil's arithmetic imagine this dieing by a group of people you don't know plus you don't get a funeral that people just throw your body out. When cole and Hannah make changes for survival in significant character changes the learned lessons are lethal including the oppositions from each main character. Hannah has managed to survive from the concentration camps cole managed to survive a mauling from a bear Second, Touching spirit bear is similar to the Devil's arithmetic. Touching spirit bear has fiction and a antagonist. Cole vs society because of his bullying problem the POV (point of view) is 3rd person limited.