Character Analysis Of 'Melinda Sordinie In Speak'

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Fuad Manuel Asfura Giraldez English 8-3 October 17, 2008 Everyone Bullies Melinda Sordino Last year a boy from the Everest school was kicked out for bullying at school, and was not accepted in some other school. This is why bullying is bad. Melinda, the main character of the novel Speak does not bully, but she is being bullied, and it practically ruins her life. Since the first day of school Melinda has been bullied by her ex-friends and other particular people. Therefore Melinda is still being bullied throughout all the ninth grade. Finally, until the end of the school year Melinda is not bullied anymore. She is not being bullied by particular people, but by her friends. Bullying happens in many strong and different ways. Since the…show more content…
Her only solution at this moment is to be alone. Bullying does not only happens to Melinda but other people. It was the day of the pep rally; Melinda was not so exited as her only friend Heather, she was scared someone gets next to her and claims her about what happened in the summer party, .and it happened, to girls got next to her and claim her about it. “The girl pokes me harder. “Aren’t you the one who called the cops at Kyle Rodger’s party at the end of the summer?” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Another girl chimes in. “My brother got arrested at that party. He got fired because of the arrest. I can’t believe you did that. Asshole.” (Anderson 27-28) It happened what Melinda was scared to happen, that people claim her about what happened, but she was not only claimed, she was insulted and it is another way of bullying.Rumoring about someone is also another type of bullying, Melinda is not bullied this time. The rumors are of Andy Evans. ¨Siobhan: rumor---he sleeps with anything.¨(Anderson 90) In this part of the novel Siobhan is rumoring about Andy Evans, This is another type of bullying in schools and other places.When is the bullying going to stop? Bullying continues to the end of the school year.Melinda is about to speak out what happened in the summer party to Rachel, at the beginning Rachel believes her, but when Melinda Mentions that Andy Evans was the rapper She insulted Melinda by…show more content…
Melinda has finally become popular, and can now speak the truth. ¨One girl, not the cheerleader, nods her head, and says, ¨Way to go I hope you’re OK.¨With hours left in the school year, I have suddenly become popular.¨(Anderson 197) Bullying has finally stopped and Melinda is now better known and a good role model by the end of the story because she spoke. Bullying really comes in many different ways, and they are strong to our feelings .all people in the school bullied Melinda since the start of school, not even at school, but since the bus picked her up. Melinda had a very sad ninth grade until the end and she passed to much to be bullied at that level. The worst thing she passed was when she got raped. Melinda survived being bullied throughout her 9th grade School year, and then became popular; Bullying does not only happen in this novel, but can happen in the real life, as what happened to the kid in The Everest School last year. He was kicked out of the school because of the bullying situation, and it was the end of his life. Melinda’s situation with bullying was different but it was worst because she was the one being
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