Mentors In Junior's Life

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Mentors are people who can be trusted to influence and guide you through stress and tough times. The information related to my topic is his grandmother, basketball coach and Mr.P. The main idea that the essay is going to talk about are the mentors in Junior’s life and how their influence is beneficial to him. Three main points that are proof to my main idea is Firstly, His grandmother telling him he will be respected. Secondly, Mr.P telling him that there is hope beyond the rez and Finally, His basketball coach telling him he is the most committed person he has met. Confidence can help to achieve anything that is desired. Junior’s Grandmother gives him a pep talk to build his confidence. My evidence supporting point 1 is the quote “Yeah, but you punched the …show more content…

“But you’re crazy.” I couldn’t sleep that night because i kept thinking about my impending doom. I knew Roger would be waiting for me in the morning at school. I knew he’d punch me in the head and shoulder area about two hundred times. I knew I’d soon be in a hospital drinking soup from a straw. The connection with the main idea is that this paragraph talks about how a person influences him. In conclusion Junior Shows that confidence reliefs stress and being scared. 2 Hope is the light into darkness. Junior’s teacher Mr.p shows him that there is hope beyond the rez. My evidence supporting point 2 is the quote when Mr. P convinces Arnold that he's a fighter and has to leave the reservation to get a better education. "If you stay on this rez," Mr. P said, "they're going to kill you. I'm going to kill you. We're all going to kill you. You can't fight us forever." "I don't want to fight anybody," I said. "You've been fighting since you were born," he said. "You fought off that brain surgery. You fought off those seizures. You fought off all the drunks and drug addicts. You kept your hope. And now, you have to take your hope and go somewhere where other people have

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