Making Sarah Cry

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The poem “Making Sarah Cry” and the story “Don’t Give Up The Fight” have a common theme of Friendship. In the poem “Making Sarah Cry” the boy learns to become friends with Sarah and doesn’t worry about the fact that she is different. In the story “Don't Give Up The Fight” Ava learns to talk to her friends next time something goes wrong. Even though both of these have a common theme it is shown in two very different ways. In the poem “Making Sarah Cry” the boy’s actions are mean and rude at the beginning of the poem. In the story “Don’t Give Up The Fight” Ava’s actions are angry and annoyed at the beginning of the story. Both the Poem “Making Sarah Cry” and the story “Don’t Give Up The Fight” have a common theme but are shown in two different…show more content…
The poem “Making Sarah Cry” has the boy’s actions being mean and rude at the beginning of the story. In the poem, it says “And he so gladly joined their fun of making Sarah cry But somewhere deep within his heart, he never knew just why.” This shows that the boy is mean and rude at the beginning of the story because he joins in with his friends to make Sarah cry. They are making fun of her just because she is different. Even though the boy never knows why he is playing the game when they make fun of Sarah he does it anyway. Just because someone is different doesn't mean that the boy had the right to bully them which is what he doesn’t understand. The boy is mean and rude at the beginning of the story. In the story Ava is angry and annoyed at the beginning of the story. In the story, it says “I said with an edge in my voice. I felt my body tremble, and my hands once again curled into fists. I want to scream at Mr. McCoy.” This shows that Ava is angry and annoyed because she became aggravated because Mr. McCoy insulted girls. Ava thinks that just because she's a girl she shouldn't be treated any different than the rest of the team which is made of all boys. She is mad at Mr.McCoy everyday and hates him so much. She is also mad at Jacob because he bullies her and thinks that she is weak. He also pushes her around. Ava is angry and annoyed at the beginning of the story. Even though both the poem “Making Sarah Cry” and the story “Don’t Give Up The Fight” have a common theme of Friendship they are both shown in different ways which affects the mood of the
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