This shows courage because he made her life horrible and was very mean to her by trying to make her cry, but she still very nicely stood up to him. That is why this book shows courage. Although both stories have many things in common, they both also have many of things that they have that are differences between them. For instance In Making Sarah Cry she did nothing about getting bullied and she just kept (stupidly) coming outside.
The constant bullying from her classmates majorly Franky, makes her struggle with her identity. In the story, the girl does not tell her teacher’s about the bullying and sexual harassment. The reason for not reporting is because the teachers will not believe her. They will only tell her that it Frankie had a crush on her. She also would not tell her father because it
Each one of the murder stories were expressive crimes and included signs of strain that caused the negative emotions and led to the crimes. For Roxie’s crime, she failed to achieve her goal of being famous. It was an obtainable goal, because she had been a chorus member before and she was very close to getting a shot at it. When she found out that she had failed her goal, she got very frustrated and angry that her shot was not given to her. She then in the moment could not cope with her emotions and she took it out on the man who wronged her, and shot him.
Melinda struggles to stand up to Andy and her classmates because of the fear that no one believe her. Hester faces the conflict of standing up to Roger and stopping him from tormenting Dimmesdale. “Melinda has kept the attack a secret because she is ashamed. She feels she brought it on herself, even though she tried to fight the boy off” (Constantakis). This quote describes how Melinda fights to gain power during her whole freshman year as well as when she was raped by Andy.
It was like she was a piece of glass before it shattered. In the text "The Worst Birthday from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" it states "...pretending I'm not there..." This is how kid's family’s, peers, or teachers treat them through their life if they aren’t normal and don’t look like everyone else. Bethany was always bullied and hit like a piñata. She was a strong girl
For example, in an attempt to make Romeo feel better about Rosaline, they tell him to go to a party (826-828). This party, however, is thrown by his family’s enemies: the Capulets. Romeo still attends the party. This is dangerous for him because a lot of people at this party dislike him. Sneaking out to a party is something that mainly teenagers would do, since they try to be edgy and thrill-seeking.
The man was there in search of solving a nerve cure. You would think this little girl would be a little nicer to this man since she doesn 't know him but no she takes full on advantage of it. You can tell the fifteen year old girl is getting the idea to deceive this man when she says, “Then you know practically nothing about my aunt?". At this moment you know the story is about to change directions really fast.
Erin also made her students angry and yelled at them, knowing that those students she was yelling at in any moment could beat her up or even worse, kill her, but she was courageous enough to do that. And even after all that courage she had to have on school, when she gets home, she even haves to stand up to her husband, because he does not approve what Erin is doing with her job and kept trying to make her see that it was not the right thing to for her, but she was strong and knew she could be able to do great at her job. Erin had to be so brave a courageous to be able to do everything that she did without being afraid of the repercussions of what she
“ “This is a terrible mistake,” he said, shaking his head from side to side, “a terrible, terrible mistake.” “You’re just embarrassed, that’s all,””(87) Gatsby is a self made man, he makes a big deal in getting Daisy to meet him “accidentally”. But when she gets there, he backs out like a child. His whole life (after meeting Daisy) was based around getting Daisy to be his, so I understand that he was nervous to see if his hard work in becoming a great person worked on her, but Gatsby should had passed his nervousness aside to talk to her, without Nick.
Like Danielle, many other teenagers often disrespect their parents and lose their own self-respect and dignity at a very young age. Danielle was getting into trouble and always having problems with the police from actions she had committed. Some of these crimes included committing rebellious actions for a young teenager; such as stealing cars or leaving home when she wanted without returning, stealing from stores, and even fighting in public. Many kids and young teenagers after seeing this type of behavior once, are highly influenced to start to act in similar ways like this young teenage girl did. Her mother tried many things to get her off the streets, because being on the streets had nothing good for her.
She didn’t like school and she couldn’t have any friends over. This is called bullying, and she made all of her friends upset at her because she was talking to the boys that her friends like. I feel this experience is
To start with, the protagonist of the book, Melinda, is experiencing multiple difficult times in her life like her parents relationship is falling apart, recovering from the rape, and loneliness. Melinda has isolated herself from everyone else for so long, but also since everybody thinks she busted the party, they don’t want to have anything to do with her. As her peers at school bully her by blurting things out at her while she has a perfectly good reason why she called the police, she is afraid to stand up for herself. At the party, she was raped by Andy and didn’t know what to do after it happened, so she called the police in shock.
When Melinda loses her only friend, her depression grows and she begins skipping class. Mr. Freeman and David Petrakis are the only people who notice Melinda’s
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson is about a freshman named Melinda Sordino who starts high school as an outcast and detested by her ex-friends and fellow peers. All because she called the cops at an end of the summer party that ended up with people getting arrested and the party being shut down. What everyone doesn’t know is that she did that because she was raped by a senior named Andy Evans at the party and didn’t know what to do after the traumatic incident and they don’t know because Melinda won’t speak. The conflict in the book is very similar to a book called Saints and Misfits by S.K Ali.
John is terrified for people to find out about his affair because he does not want to be jailed. In the play John yells to Elizabeth, “No more! I should have roared you down when first you told me of your suspicion. But I wilted, and,