Home For Peculiar Children Essay

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We all believed the stories about monsters and ghosts that people told us when we were little. But what if those stories turned out to be true? When Jacob was little, his grandfather told him many stories about his life as a child living with the peculiar children and their headmistress, Miss Peregrine; however, as he grew older, and after his grandfather passed away, Jacob began to search for the truth behind those rather ludicrous tales his grandfather once told him about. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is a book that teaches a valuable lesson that is true even for a modern teen: be careful whom you trust because people can often be misleading. Though Jacobs’ grandfather did not lie about his life a child, he left out a lot of important information that would later cause a lot of trouble and lose Jacob’s trust towards him. In Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, the author uses conflict to develop the theme of being careful whom you trust because people can often be misleading. For example, Jacob had trusted his psychologist to…show more content…
Big or small, losing someones trust is a huge deal. When I tell my friends something that isn’t meant for others to hear and they go ahead and tell someone else, it has a negative impact on me. Personally, it makes me feel like I’ve been stabbed in the back. Another example is when people tell you one thing, but then do the complete opposite or nothing at all. My friend once, had a friend of hers’ tell her they were going to go hangout, but the other girl lied last minute, making up some excuse to get out of it so she could hang out with others. That had a very negative impact on my friend because she felt like all the trust their friendship had once made was stripped down to nothing. To sum things up, being untrustworthy is felt by nearly everyone; no matter how old or how young a person is, it will most likely come with a negative
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