The novel Freak The Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick is about two disabled boys named, Kevin Avery, nicknamed “Freak”, who is physically handicapped but very intelligent, and Maxwell Kane, a large, very slow, but kind-hearted boy. Together, they use valuable life skills that are efficient and effective in getting through hard times in life, as the world is very difficult for them both. When the two are alone, life is a challenge, and they face big hardships at school. Kevin is suffering from a disease called the morquio syndrome, which affects his metabolism. Max is suffering from dyslexia, which affects his reading.
The abuse was so bad that when Gacy was molested by a family friend he suffered in silence. Gacy was so scared about what his father would do he chose to keep quiet. John Wayne Gacy was guilty of killing 33 people mostly teenage boys and burying them under his house. He got most of his victims by dressing up as pogo the clown. In conclusion I fully believe that that abuse and bullying have a lot to do with how a person reacts.
Chikatilo’s father was sent to war when the Soviet Union joined World War II. Because of being malnourished, Chikatilo’s stomach was swollen and would get bullied in school because of his appearance. In adolescence, Chikatilo was a model student and an enthusiastic communist and graduated with outstanding grades in 1954, in his teens he had also found out that he suffered from impotence which made him hate himself and become more socially awkward. After graduating he tried to get a scholarship to Moscow University, however he didn’t get in, Chikatilo thought this might have been because of his father being taken prisoner at war, even though this was actually because other students had performed better than him. In 1963 Chikatilo’s sister and her husband arranged his marriage to a woman called
Doug lying next to his wife with children of his own sleeping in the other room woke up and decided that he “will arise and go now and kill Ralph Underhill” (Bradbury 1). The reason this thought came about was because of the horrible things Ralph did to him when they were twelve. These memories were so vivid that the only seemingly just thing to do was to kill Ralph. Doug was not sure why it took so long to seek revenge and it had Doug questioning, “Why it hadn't come to [him] when [he] was thirty or forty”
Also Jenkins states that the little boy was mentally disabled but that he was intelligent. Sometimes the environment is not the problem it is the parents that can be the source. For example, Jenkins states how the parents were there every time there son would get in trouble they were always there to save him. If they would of stop saving them then he would not of been getting into more and more trouble. Some people believe that juveniles shouldn’t get sentenced to life in prison because of brain studies, age, and the way of living.
Gene is less valued than Finny because of his Athletic skill is not as good as Finney because finny broke the school swimming record within one try. This urged Gene to try to prove his academic skills by trying to becoming valedictorian, but he has to face Chet Douglass a very smart person(chapter 4). Because of Gene has to struggle in order
Gene from John Knowles novel, A Separate Peace, a dynamic character changes in accordance to the events of the story. Gene is a very intelligent student. Throughout the novel we see Gene almost become persuaded by the actions of his friend Phineas. Phineas is a bouncy character who loves sports and doesn’t see the value of studying like Gene. Gene frequently tries to balance his academic and social life, but he gets sick of this balancing act when he backlashes at Phineas for interrupting him from his schoolwork, “Okay, we go.
August’s older sister Via is very protective over him, and this is obvious when “One time in the playground some older kids made some noises [at August] and [Via] just started yelling at [them].” It is obvious to the reader that Via would do anything for her brother, and she helps him to get through the difficult times at school, comforting him when students bully him “Sometimes kids are stupid," she says softly, holding his hand. "I'm sure he didn't mean it." His best friend Jack is also supportive and helps break down the barriers that August is faced with at school. Although there were times where Jack was mean to August he always made up for it and defended August when Julian was bullying him. He punched him at one point because of the awful things Julian was saying, “[Julian said] ‘You don’t have to be friends with that freak if you don’t want to be, you know...’ And that’s when I punched him.
For the most part, Taft has stayed consistent with his younger self. For example, he had been a healthy, strong boy whose kindness was always evident. He eventually let his strongly-built body to become obese through inactive choices, and was often made fun of as a child. Taft also had a problem with procrastination. His father, Alphonso Taft, knew his son did not apply himself in school as well as he could have, and procrastinated.
“The Luck of Roaring Camp” is a truly heart wrenching story. Roaring camp is full of men who enjoy violence and mayhem. However, a woman named “Cherokee Sal” who died during child birth had a son. When the child is born everything in the camp changes. The men become more cleanly and eventually change the camp to make it more suitable for the baby who they end up nicknaming “The Luck” (Harte 1485 - 1486).
Since the rise of hard rock/ heavy metal in the 1980s, many crimes and deaths have been blamed on the bands (or singers). The Parents Music Resource Center plastered Parental Advisory stickers everywhere, and bands defending their music and themselves from the overly protective parents. Hard Rock/ heavy metal is a scapegoat for those who look for a high murder/ suicide rate. In 2009, Metallica’s “Ronnie” was almost considered for a New Jersey man’s reason to kill his own mother and a young boy. The man‒ coincidentally named Ronald‒ said in his trial that the song was describing his own life.
He also said he had a problem with his girlfriend and his parent did not understand about his relationship. He had a few friends on his school. He also tried to committed suicide many time. He cut different part of his body by knife. On December 12 at the morning when his father went to his room to give him coffee he saw his son was hanging on ceiling.