A Child Called It Essay

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A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer “I focused all of my attention on Mother’s face. Out of the corner of my eye I saw a blurred object fly from her hand. A sharp pain erupted from just above my stomach. I tried to remain standing, but my legs gave out, and my world turned black. Mother had stabbed me.” A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer is an intense, heart wrenching novel about dave himself, and the struggle he went through as a child to try and stay alive through all of the harsh beatings and punishments that his drunken and abusive mother had given him for no diserving reason. This book really helps the reader to realize everything what they are blessed with in their lives and also opens anyones eyes and makes you think twice before…show more content…
He is abused and beaten severely but he has a will to live and he does everything he can to survive his mother’s wrath. David’s school nurse knows of what David’s mother does to her but when she tells him she wants to call the police, David begs her not to because he knows that if he goes home he will have to undergo the most unimagineable punishments. He was abused all of his childhood to the point that he wasn’t living, he was surviving, and he was struggling to do…show more content…
She wanted to teach me a lesson throuthat I have it so much better than others in the world and that I should pray, because people have it so much worse and not everybody realizes that. This book really touched my heart and brought me to tears. I found myself crying on the very first page because I could never imagine someone doing such things to their child. I really loved this book because it was a true story based on the author himself, which made every detail of David’s feelings have so much more depth than if it wasn’t a true story. It is a blessing that David Pelzer lived through this experience, and also that he was kind enough to share it with the world. I recommend everyone this book because it will truly touch your
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