I couldn’t foul him. That would be like giving up”(Alexie, 183). His short-term goal was to beat Rowdy and so Junior. They had one by forty-two points. He was determined and had the power to do it if he put hard work and effort into the game and it
Given that the audience is teenagers who are struggling, it is an amazing book that promotes a relatable feel. Teenagers can find inspiration in following one’s dreams just like Junior does when he switches schools. They can find it helpful to see the true role of friendship being shown when Junior never gives up on Rowdy. Also, when Penelope and Roger find out that Junior is poor, and they don’t judge him. They can also find inspiration in Junior and his courage against everyday bullies on the reservation and at Rearden.
He gave Junior this advice because Mr. P knew this was the only way that Junior could truly make it. He had faith in Junior. He saw the fight in Junior. Mr. P had seen first hand that all the bullies. And their mothers and fathers had given up, too.
What do they do for eachother? Rowdy and Junior have a sibling relationship, Rowdy protects Junior and cares for him like a brother. Rowdy knows that junior is scared to be beaten up and how fragile he is. Junior is Rowdy's emotional support. Junior draws cartoons for Rowdy; he also draws Rowdy’s dreams.
After leaving the reservation Rowdy hated Junior on and off the basketball court. When Rearden had a game against Wellpinit, the reservation high school, Rowdy didn't take it easy on Junior. After Junior got stitches during the first quarter after being hit with a quarter on his forehead Junior got tougher. In the third quarter Junior was back in the game. "I immediately stole a pass and drove for a lay up.
For Junior, who has grown up knowing that his race and his poverty, not to mention his physical disability, have put him at a disadvantage in the world. As he puts it, “a loser
This example is exhibited in Hans, Rosa, and Hans Junior. They have been torn apart by different opinions about the war. Many families in today’s society are separated by varying opinions, just as Hans Junior turned his back on his parents because he agreed with Hitler when they didn’t. “The young man was a Nazi; his father was not. In the opinion of Hans Junior, his father was part of an old, decrepit Germany--one that allowed everyone else to take it for the proverbial ride while its own people suffered,” (Zusak, 104).
Have you ever felt as if someone was treating you differently than others just because of the way you look? Arnold Spirit is the main character also known as Junior in the book, by “ Alexie, Sherman. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. He narrates his own life as a Native American and the ones around him that were not Native Americans. In the story, there are a lot of stereotypes that revolve around Junior being a Native American.
If he is told to do something, he does it, right or wrong. When they were young, Sawyer and Julia were best friends, until one day Sawyer's father told him he was never to speak to Julia again. Without a word Sawyer abandoned Julia. Feeling alone Julia started believing she was a loser. I least like Sawyer because he saw what ditching his friend did to her self esteem, and did not
She says he’s like her brother but I know better. Harry’s a little pato, a carbon, twice beat by me. On the nights I find her she clings to him like she’s his other nut, never wants to step outside for a minute.” (Drown P54) From this big part, it can fully explain and answer the second question. Junior define love that love is should be based on both. Even though the Aurora and Yunior did not talk too much at the first hand.