They include having many failures, not having any close friends, and the loss of his younger brother Allie. Since his many failures at school, Holden has been in a downward spiral that will eventually lead to his mental break down. Not being able to talk to any close friends makes Holden’s depression much worse. Holden thinks that he should be dead instead of his brother Allie which does not help with his depression. If Holden’s parents had let him go to a school near his apartment he might have been able to establish a few long term relationships.
He didnt concentrate on important things, he daydreemed and mooned restlesly.The problem with Paul was that he didn’t have a mother at the time when he was growing, which is why he turned out this way. Ben went to school again and he showed improvement in his learning skills. The teachers observed that Ben does try hard to be like the other kids but he just doesn’t fit in. After a while of peace in Harriet’s life Ben, one day, hurt one of the girls in class. He bend
I will never forget my past because it was such a big part of my life. It gave me the confidence that if I really want to achieve something, I know I can do it. As I lost more and more weight, the new friends got to my head quick. I forgot who my real friends were; I left them in the dust just because I was so excited to meet so many new people. It’s funny what happens when everything changes so fast; one forgets about who really cares about them and who’s been there for them since day one.
At his last school, Pency Prep in Agerstown, Pennsylvania, he failed four out of his five classes (10). He doesn’t like Pency because he claims that it is full of phonies. At the school, he continually separates himself from all of his class mates. During a football game while everyone was down watching the game, Holden resided on top of a hill next to a cannon, and while he watched the game he shot insults at all of the students of Pency (3). He dislikes both his roommate, Stradlater, and his neighbor, Ackley, because they appear “phony” to him.
I started skipping class, leaving the campus and just generally not caring about my education. That soon got to my parents ears and it started creating problems at home. My parents began to see me differently. They didn't trust me as much took away my privileges such as using the phone and going out to my friends house. At the time i though being a rebel and disrespecting was "cool" i have no idea what i was thinking if everything just began to go downhill from there.
If I would invest the time needed to organize I would have received a better grade. English has never been my forte in high school; I failed one whole semester because I was infected with senioritis. My mentality was that I didn’t HAVE to do anything because graduation was just around the corner, but boy was I wrong. This set of mentality pushed me back in my senior year and it prohibited me from enjoying my last year as my friends were living it up at all the parties while I was home finishing up my online class as a result of my failure. Online classes required self determination and a lot time.
Before my grandfather was diagnosed, my family and I noticed small changes such as forgetting the placement of his personal items and having behavioral changes. We thought it was just “senior” symptoms or minor things and that he wanted our attention, because I was always busy with schoolwork and the varsity basketball team and my family was always busy with work. It was until my family and I had discovered that my grandfather had stopped exercising at the park for two weeks, constantly being easily irritated, being confused of his surrounding, such as staring off to space when we were asking him questions, and forgetting the placement of items, such as keys, that we realized that there was something wrong with him. Consequently, my dad made the earliest appointment possible for my grandfather to see his home doctor. After having the MRI and PET scans, the doctors also tested my grandfather across many domains such as memory, language, problem solving, and perceptual skills.
My ninth grade was pretty cool until the last week of school I let my mouth get the best of me and said some things that I really should’ve not said and because I did I earned the next semester at the alternative school. When school started back I was very sad because I had to go to the “bad” school with all the “bad” kids and I was very nervous. Once I got there it was pretty cool and I really enjoyed it because the classes were smaller and you got more one on one help. My grades went up and my mom decided that I should spend the rest of the year there, which really messed me up because they did not offer any elective classes only the basics . My eleventh grade year was also a disaster because of the struggle of passing my biology state test and I was really distracted and just wanted to go back to the alternative school but my mom and the principle would not send me back.
He figures this out when visiting his old home in California. He was furious. This was untruthful of his dad, and that's one thing that Chris hates most. Because of this incident he stopped talking to either of his parents and was withdrawn for the first time in his life. “Chris's smoldering anger, it turns out was fueled by a discovery he'd made two summers earlier, during his cross-country wanderings... Chris pieced together the facts of his father's previous marriage and subsequent divorce-facts to which he hadn't been privy.” (p. 121) This is not good mainly for Chris and his dad's relationship and also his mom and him.
At this point, Daisy fails to support her son, and under Cal’s influence Donny becomes more distance from his parents than he had ever been. Parenting goes far beyond providing food and safety. Donny was one of those kids whose parents were not accepting and not able to take responsibilities for their actions. Donny felt that his mother didn’t accept anything he did. As a result, his grades dropped, and Donny got expelled from school.