She got bullied a lot. I stood by and watched it get worse and worse, until one day she couldn’t take it anymore. She went home that day after school. The next day we found out that she was dead. She had hung herself in her bedroom.
On April 20, 1999 In Colorado two high school seniors Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, embarked on a massacre, killing twelve students and one teacher. They also injured twenty one other students directly, and three other while they were trying to escape. After these two seniors killed and harmed their fellow classmates they killed themselves too. It was the fourth deadliest school massacre in the United States history. Many other schools around the United States have trouble with protecting their students from their fellow classmates.
On top of their horrible conditions, there was food, clothing, supplies, and weapon shortage. This novel truly describes how soldiers die and in what true conditions they are when in war. This book made you want to hate Germany because these young boys were in a hell hole and all authority ignored them. Even though this book was published before all Nazi violence broke out against Jews, it still seemed like a threat. The world looked at Germany as a very powerful country especially when it came to war, and this book screamed the opposite.
Such as R v Pittwood (1902) in which Pittwood was a gatekeeper at a railway crossing and left the gate open. When someone crossed the track they were killed, Pitwood was charged for manslaughter because he was contractually obliged to close the gate. You have a duty of care to each of your family members meaning a failure to safeguard a family members welfare could lead to criminal liability. Such as in R v Gibbons and Proctor (1918) where a child was starved to death by her parents. Gibbons made out that Proctor was in charge of the child and didn’t know about her condition but the court convicted him on the grounds that he was the father and lived in the same house and should of noticed the condition she was in and had therefore neglected her.
I gave some examples on how teenage recklessness plays a role in the book. I’m sure it affected Clarisse’s life when she lost those friends. In the article, the teenager’s actions resulted in him killing his grandmother. In the book, there are many occurrences of death and in every one of those deaths, there is an affect. The first death that really rattles Montag is when the firemen are getting ready to burn a house down, and the woman that lived there started herself and her books on fire.
When the pig became fat he was to bring madam Zeroni up the mountain and have her drink from the stream and sing the song to her but he had forgotten and went to live in America. Never did the Stanley’s family believe in the curse, but one day Stanley was hit by a pair of sneakers falling from the highway above, Soon Stanley was accused of stealing the pair of sneaker’s because the sneakers belonged to sweet feet (someone famous) and he was sent to Camp Green Lake to dig holes that where five feet deep and five feet wide, as it was believed to build character. At the beginning of the novel, we find out early that Stanley is overweight, because it is mentioned that, "He was overweight and the kids at school often teased him about his size." Because of this, he is very sensitive and self-conscious. Later on in the book we discover that Stanley has lost a lot of weight we know this because Louis Sachar writes, "A couple of months ago, He would never have been able to fit through the door”.
Carter, himself had to suffer the fate of watching all his friends and associates drop off like flies, even his pet was killed by a cobra in a freak incident. Carter finally died himself, sixteen years after unleashing the curse. Because of all the investigation and writings about Tutankhamuns curse I think this is a very plausible theory. Some also think that these curse theories have been over exaggerated. But what
They both want a night alone to sleep together so Nicholas tells John that he had a vision from God and there was a flood coming. Nicholas told him to set up three tubs on the roof, each with an ax. John, Alisoun, and Nick were all in their tubs, as soon as John fell asleep the two of them left. John woke up in panic thinking the flood was coming and cut his rope. After falling through the roof and hitting the ground, John broke his arm and was very embarrassed.
What I do know though is that his funeral is where I experienced the worst feeling ever. AThe day of his passing, it was the last day of 5th grade. I remember being in afterschool care when my dad rushed in. His eyes seemed swollen, and his nose had a rosy tint to it. He came bursting through the doors saying my brother and I had to leave immediately.
My family, my friends and my entire school would find out how messed up I was. I couldn’t face the amount of humiliation that would come with not only feeling like a failure in life, but also having a failed suicide attempt tied to myself as well. My first attempt was immediately after school. I had stepped off the bus and walked straight into my parent’s kitchen. My mom often complained that she never had a good, sharp set of knives.