The Chocolate War Power Analysis

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Abuse Of Power People abuse the power that they happen to have all the time no matter if it 's a little thing or a big thing it happens all the time. In the book The Chocolate War the Head person in charge at Trinity High school is a good example of how power is abused. Brother Leon 's abuses his power my hitting a student, watching another student get beat up by another student. The first example was when Brother leon called up Bailey to stand in the front of the classroom to question Bailey on why he cheats. Brother Leon talks for a moment he then without “. . . warning, striking Bailey . . .”(41). Brother Leon abuse power because he accused Bailey of cheating knowing Bailey does not cheat and he then struck him with a pointer across the cheek. Another example happens when one of the students in room nineteen touched his chair and the whole desk fell apart. Students had a clear idea that this was a Vigils assignment. Archie heard a voice…show more content…
The last example happens towards the end of the book when Jerry and Janza were fighting Obie looked up and seen Brother leon standing there watching the whole thing. Once the fight was over and Brother Jacques found Archie and confronted him about the fight Brother Leon happened to come up and save Archie “Renault will get the best care. . . Boys will be boys”(261). He abuses the power of being the perosn in charge by watching the fight happen and letting the vigils get away with it happening and sticking up for them when you have a student on the way to the hospital. Brother Leon 's abuses his power my hitting a student, watching another student get beat up by another student. Brother Leon abuses power from the beginning of the book to for end of the book. From pushing kids up against lockers and sticking up for a school gang as the principal In charge. Today we still do have people who abuse their power such as teachers, coaches, bosses it 's happens all the time weather they know that they are abusing it or not it
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