He is constantly in denial and thinks that everything else is to blame for his own problems. Holden always has an excuse to justify his action. When he left his old school he said, “One of the biggest reasons I left Elkton Hills was because I was surrounded by phonies. That’s all” (17). Holden is basically saying here that he left his old school not because he is not smart but it was because he could not stand the people there.
He was spending money we didn’t have, never home and always suspicious of what I was doing. He made me leave work one day due to having a psychotic episode resulting from mixing alcohol and other substances. I put my foot down and told him he had to stop or leave. That is when he returned to NA and I was enlightened to understanding of what an addict was. Everything I read and learned from the groups about addiction was applicable to him.
I could write a book just on the parental complaints I have received over the years while teaching about how “unfair” or “unclear” I was with a project. These grievances would almost always strongly imply that I, and not their child, was at fault for the poor grade. I would often find out that instead of assisting their child with these assignments, they would often do most of it for them. The result was the parents felt as if they deserved a better grade and it had little or nothing to do with their child’s effort. It was really about
You can 't be so cruel..." This shows that the kids were very spoiled and crying a lot for the nursery going down as the parents thought of it as vulgar and not right. This is showing us that you shouldn´t give way if you are making a point. Later on in the story, the kids killed the parents because they felt the parents were being unreasonable and wanted to keep the nursery. This shows that the kids spent so much time and got so attached and addicted to
I went home that day very upset and my mom questioned me. I told my mom about the bully and she told me that the bully was only making fun of me because she was jealous of me. My mom used to tell me that if anyone was mean to me to ignore it because they were only saying mean things because they were self conscious and unhappy with themselves. Holden, in J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye, is a teenage boy who finds the faults in everything and everyone.
3. Fear of defeats: Those who follow their dreams suffer far more than others because when they fail continuously, they can’t make the excuses such as ‘I didn’t want it anyway’. They know that they want to actualize their dreams and their path will not be easier than any other path they could follow. The warriors of light, as Paulo calls them, are prepared to be patient and let the Soul of the World conspire in their favor. 4.
Maybe I tried just hard enough to change the status quo of how people viewed us. If you know someone that does fit some of the stereotypes above, that does not define them as a person. When people kept talking about how being homeschooled would probably suck, and they were right. Sometimes it was terrible, but not because you do not have friends or have 50 siblings and your parents are crazy for Jesus. It was because you do not feel like you fit in and that is what teenagers desire most.
i tried my hardest to be the best and still failed every time.i wanted the teacher to look at me and say good job not i'm sorry.that was the year i told i told everything, well almost everything.no one believed me though. they all believed him and not me. how dare they right well why would anyone believe someone who smells like an animal and is treated like one to.the summer after me and mommy left him we went to a not so much sleep over with a lot of other girls. we all had the same story where "daddy" was being mean to us and bullied mommy. i had said he threw me at a wall and they believed me .
In chapter two he says how he feels about teaching, “I had told her many, many times how much I hated this place and all I want to do was go away. I had told her I was no teacher, I hated teaching, and I was just running in place here. But she had not heard me before and I knew that no matter how loud I screamed, she would not hear me now.”(page 14 and 15, line
In fact, the odds are against you.” -robert greene I picked this quote because teachers are not going to going to hold you hand throughout high school. Their just their just their to teach the students who want to make it in life and some do not care if you pass or not. My grades have changed since I first started high school they were really good at first but then I got side tracked thinking I would pull up my grades last minute. I was horribly wrong and realized that it wasn’t as easy as middle school. My sophomore year was probably the worst because I slacked off and procrastinated but I picked myself up thanks to a little motivation.
One day Jose Michard Teixeira responded to a writing prompt about patience. Teixeira doesn’t have patience for things like having feeling for people that doesn’t have his best interest in heart. He doesn’t feel like being used anymore. If I was him I would agree with him. I think that almost everybody had a time that a friend was disloyal to him or her once or that you don’t want to be nice anymore because you always have a negative response when you try to reach out.
He was a wreck his mom was to saddened to see him like this. A few weeks later she had enough so she signed him up for a police officer job. “I don’t want to do this, I’m a failure,” he said with a disappointing look on his face. “C 'mon this a new chapter just try it out,” his mom responded. “Okay but only for a day,” he replied.