Paul's Blindness In Tangerine

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“People need to learn that their actions do affect other people. So be careful what you say and do, it’s not always just about you!” In the book, Tangerine, by Edward Bloor, Erik made many choices including being the cause of Paul’s blindness, Mrs. Fisher told his new school about Paul’s IEP, and Paul asked about his blindness to his parents. The main choice that affected Paul was made by Erik. Erik and his old friend, Castor, chose to make Paul visually impaierd. “And I remembered Erik’s finger prying my eyelids open while Vincent Castor sprayed white paint into them” (Bloor 264). “They told me that your eyes would heal, slowly” (Bloor 265). The effects of Erik’s choice, were very severe. Paul became visually impaired and his parents never

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