The boy, the baby faced criminal, he thinks he is all that and now he is in a hospital, this boy’s name is Cole Matthews. Cole ended up in this situation because he decided to brag about breaking into a convenience store and hospitalized a student in his grade named Peter driscoll. Cole got sent to a island from the result of circle justice now think about that you're putting a teenage boy on a island all alone with emotions rushing through his mind and testosterone flowing through his veins, do you really expect him to just stay there and try not to escape at all? Now Cole thought this was going to be easy and all so guess what he did he burnt down his shelter and all his materials needed for survival.
When Cole arrives on the island, he is consumed by anger, bitterness, and an unwillingness to change. As soon as Edwin, a Tlingit elder, and Garvey leave, Cole sets fire to his constructed shelter and supplies, and jumps into the ocean to swim to freedom. Caught by the rising tide, he is unable to escape the island. In his first few days on the island, he has several encounters with a majestic, white bear called a Spirit Bear, and he is determined to kill it out of anger. One day, when he sees the bear, he stabs it with his knife and a makeshift spear.
his is very significant because it shows that Cole is finally owning up to his mistake. Before, even when it wasn’t anyone else 's fault, he still blamed others for his problems, even if he was the sole cause of them. Now, even if Garvey was the one who got him into Circle Justice, Cole is still holding himself accountable for this. This shows that Cole is more responsible now because he is owning up to his decisions, and taking accountability for problems he caused. It proves that Circle Justice has changed Cole.
In the start there is news that someone broke into a hardware store and trashed the place, Cole Mathews-a 15 year old boy- is arrested for severely beating up a kid named Peter Driscal who told the police that it was Cole who broke into the hardware store. Cole had been involved in several other juvenile crimes. This time-with a bad record and a sharp tongue-Cole is on edge of being tried as an adult. A Juvi-officer informs Cole of a way to avoid jail, a group called The Circle Of Justice. “Circle Justice is a Native American form of justice, originating in Canada that seeks healing in contrast to the regular punishment ways and is portrayed in Ben Mikaelsen's two novels Touching Spirit Bear and Ghost of Spirit Bear. ...
Permanent Change With Cole Getting attacked by a giant bear alone in the forest and then having to lay on the ground without being able to use of an arm or legs would change the way the world is seen, would it not? Maybe having to sit in a freezing river then having to carry a huge rock up a mountain might change something. If forgiving anyone and everyone who had hurt you and you moved on, don’t you think that some little part of you might change? In the book Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen, Cole was able to make permanent change by having a near death experience, his morning routine, and learning to forgive those who had hurt him. With doing these actions he learned to move on from his past and become a better person.
In the book, the Chocolate War Archie Costello throughout the book reaches levels of cruelty that are unbelievable. Archie manipulates anyone who stands in his way or anyone he simply decides is fun to manipulate. At the beginning, Archie seemed mean, but he didn't seem like a psycho; but while reading the book Archie became more and more crazy. When Archie undertakes the chocolate sale, he makes Jerry refuse the chocolates which is weird, which makes it more difficult to fulfill his responsibility. What he is really doing, however, is setting up both Jerry and Brother Leon for a tragic downfall.
The chosen character is Darry. This character’s perspective on life is that you must work for what you will get, and you have to appreciate what you do have because nothing should be just given to you. This is known because in the story The Outsiders the main character Pony said in page 2, “...Darrel, who we call Darry, works too long and hard to be interested in a story or drawing a picture, so I’m not like them. … But then, Darry’s gone through a lot in his twenty years, grown up too fast.” These two pieces of evidence show how Darry worked for what he has and continues to work for it.
First, In the Devil's arithmetic imagine this dieing by a group of people you don't know plus you don't get a funeral that people just throw your body out. When cole and Hannah make changes for survival in significant character changes the learned lessons are lethal including the oppositions from each main character. Hannah has managed to survive from the concentration camps cole managed to survive a mauling from a bear Second, Touching spirit bear is similar to the Devil's arithmetic. Touching spirit bear has fiction and a antagonist. Cole vs society because of his bullying problem the POV (point of view) is 3rd person limited.
Summary of Rough Waters Rough waters is a book written by S.L. Rottman. Rough Waters is a “Heart-Wrenching (from back cover and my opinion)” adventure story. Rough Waters was published in 1997 and takes place in Buena Vista, CO (AP). Rough waters is a book for adolescents ( from back cover). Rough Waters is not a bestseller and S.L. Rottman is the author of Hero.
He doesn’t selfish, but on the contrary .he will help with every problem in the glade. He don’t leave his friends alone. He doesn't want to regret.” I’m sure you have parents. I know it.