When he misses his final exam, his parents talk the school into letting him pass. This is an example as to how excessive his parents are about Crabbe following their dreams. If he did follow everything his parents wanted him to do, he would become a non-independent thinker. Crabbe was becoming depressed for he was not enjoying life. Crabbe was depressed because when his parents planed out his whole life, he did not want to do those things and wanted to portray that he is independent.
This time the gang tries to beat them up but this time they have a new strategy. Peter hides his phone and calls their principal while all this is happening. The strategy works however their principal doesn’t like the idea of students having her phone number. Feeling hopeless and out of options the boys go to Garvey for support, he tells them to fight without words, left confused and slightly angry Cole is not sure what to do. The next time the gang comes at them Cole decides to sit down because he figures that they wouldn’t fight people sitting down.
In a book, Touching Spirit Bear a character named Cole Matthews got into a fight with a student named Peter Driscal and is getting charged for it. During the experience Cole is going through he has made some bad decisions he might regret. Cole has put blame on himself due to failure to care about others, actions on the island and his attitude towards the program. As Cole was put through the program he thought that the people in the program were trying to make fun of him and put him down. Cole also believes his parents, especially his father don 't care about him.
The experiment was supposed to last two weeks but ended up only lasting six days because of the way that people abused their power and did not do the morally right thing. In the Stanford prison experiment, the guards were too afraid to go against the guard that was taking charge because he put himself as this role of a higher authority. He took charge and all the other guards followed him even if what he was doing to the prisoners was wrong. The rest of guards stood by it and let it happen because they were afraid of what would happen to them if they did not. The power got to their heads and they mistreated the boys even when they knew it was the wrong thing to do.
He already felt pressured to do good in sports because he didn’t want to let his dad down. But now that he’s injured he felt as if he ruined his family. He saw the change in his parents marriage , for a kid to feel that way that’s the parents fault. A child should never feel as if he/she was the cause of divorce or some sort. Chris Crutcher , wrote this book for teens to open up more to their parents to speak out when they’re feeling a certain way.
From the novel recalls Chris’s ways in school of not listening it teachers and feeling that rules seemed to be overrated. Being the stubborn kid he was, he still had a brilliant side of bringing good grades. Setting apart form his grades he was still a bit ignorant and stubborn for his parents to handle. This somehow was bought throughout his travels with people he met that only wanted to help but he would decline their offer. Throughout the novel, Chris traveled to many
Dibs’ relationship with his mother was non-existent while his attitude toward his father was one of anger and hatred. Dibs was often locked in his playroom by his parents because they did not want to deal with him. With these domestic conditions, Dibs never had an opportunity to express his emotions and display his profound intellect, let alone be praised for it and made to feel comfortable being himself. Luckily, the school stepped in and was able to bring Dr. Axline in to the equation by threatening his parents with the possibility of him being kicked out of the school that his mother worked so hard to keep him enrolled. Dr. Virginia M. Axline took on Dibs as her patient because she decided that
Her family gives her tough lessons in life and they leave her to figure most of it out on her own. Her parents tried to teach her to do the right thing, but it was hard when they continued to show her that doing wrong was okay.Her Father loves his children dearly and wants nothing more than to love them unconditionally like they deserve. He has become an alcoholic and his wife just wasn’t ready to be a mother. He has to force her into loving her family, which leads to him drinking even more. Her father was proud of Jeannette when she came home beat up simply because Jeannette lied and said she’d hurt the other girls worse.
The Main argument the author makes is that both teachers and parents are not taking action. The teachers seem to feel sorry for their students and end up passing them, instead of using tools of negative reinforcement such as failure to determine whether the student should graduate. The parents are not supporting the teachers and may end up doing the work for their kids. The one contradiction I see is on the tenth paragraph where she talks about the students she sees at night living a hard life of unemployment, chemical dependencies, abusive relationships
In society, people will argue that forgiving someone defines the person as weak and kind hearted. “you can’t forgive people so fast like that because someday you will get crushed,” said my dad. As he keeps on arguing, I said I don’t forgive I simply move on so that my hatred won’t lead to revenge. In third, as I was taking a test, my friend talked to me asking for a eraser. However, the teacher caught us, I was explaining to my teacher that she requested me to borrow my eraser.