In The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, bullying is the normal thing for someone to do. Bullying is unwanted or unneeded actions or words that are said or done to hurt someone and their feelings. They may make the bully feel powerful and make the victim feel unsafe. Some bullying may be online and other times face to face. Kids are affected in different ways.
Filmmaker Lee Hirsch, in his documentary Bully, claims that bullying needs to stop and that can only be done by the many and not the few. Hirsch’s purpose is to persuade people to fight back against bullying. Bully is directed in a somber and frustrating tone, which creates a depressed mood in the viewer. Lee Hirsch uses pathos as an effective tool in his documentary because the first-hand accounts of victims and their parents further encourages his audience to act on the fight against bullying.
I have interviewed all of the Departments employees in Cold Bay, all of them have backed up the allegations the City, and a private individual have brought up against Mr. Kremer. Can you provide me their actual statements? Concerns; 1- Hap is a bully to employees, public and the City of Cold Bay employees. Our employees supported he is a bully, gets very agitated if things are not done his way.
Elenor Roosevelt and Malcolm X seem so different at first. They grew up with completely different childhoods, but there goals and methods are more similar than you would think. For example, they both wanted to achieve different things, but when those things didn't work out, they didn't give up. Elenor Roosevelt and Malcolm X's goals were different, but their methods of getting there were quite similar. One of the biggest similarities between Roosevelt and X is that they both never gave up.
Looking at life from other people's perspective is hard to imagine unless you're really living through it. There are many stories that can take people deep into others lives. For example, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, “On The Sidewalk Bleeding” by Evan Hunter, or “Why Weren’t You His Friends?” by Bob Greene are stories where people make choices that lead them to consequences. The Outsiders is a novel about two sides, the rich and the poor, and it is set in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the 1960’s. “On The Sidewalk Bleeding” is a short story of a teenage boy who is part of a very loathed gang.
“I don’t believe in luck, I believe in hope. ”This is a quote by the high school teen activist, Alex Libby. Alex Libby got bullied throughout 6th and 9th grade. He was physically assaulted, so he starred in a bully documentary titled Bully and he now is a spokesperson for the bullying cause. The Bullying Alex Faced
Catherine Genovese was about to walk into her apartment late at night when all of a sudden, a man attacked her with a knife. As she was stabbed and raped by the man, lights flashed on from the windows of surrounding apartment buildings. Although she screamed for help several times, nobody came out to aid her. After the murder concluded and a case erupted, it was reported that there were thirty-eight witnesses watching from their windows. John Darley and Bibb Latané were two young psychologists who read about this incident, and they were inspired to study the subject of witness behavior.
The Heart of a Chief by Joseph Bruchac is a realistic fictional novel published in 1998. The protagonist of the story, an eleven-year-old boy named Christopher Nicola, struggles to take action when his people are divided over whether or not to build a casino on a sacred island. Synopsis The novel opens with Christopher (Chris) Nicola, a boy from the Penacook reservation in New Hampshire.
Education is within everyone’s grasp. It can give a person opportunities they normally couldn’t fathom attaining. Education can break boundaries and give people the strength to persevere. It allows one to have epiphanies that otherwise might not have happened. Through education, a person can realize the importance of learning, overcome challenges, and discover purpose.
Twas the morning of the fourth of August at Juan Diego Catholic High School as the day was going just normal for most of the students who attended there. Some were having a wonderful day and some were having an awful day such as Jake the 10th grader spilling coffee on himself and almost burning the skin off of his body. To continue on, our story here today focuses on the society we have at Juan Diego and what we know and what we don’t, and how we go into perspective on how others are being treated and how they truly feel. To get back to our story here is what is happening at this certain moment, it is 8:00 and school has just started, our main character today is Justin Morrison who is in the 9th grade, Justin's parents are divorced and his sister is ran away from home five years ago and him and his family have never heard from her since then.
Problems, or adversity, has occurred in everyone’s life at some point, but there are certain qualities that not only conquer adversity but create great leaders in the process. It takes the opportunity to become your own leader in order to overcome adversity and many qualities help provide this opportunity. However, by exercising these qualities, ordinary people show great potential by demonstrating these qualities in difficult times. Leaders from both the past and the present have conquered adversity using qualities such as resilience, courage, and motivational skills and have risen to be well respected leaders in their own aspects of life.