Hahaha” While one might defend this by saying, that’s high school, kids are mean to each other, and it makes you grow into who you are. Yes, they are right, but when is there a line drawn? Day after day, hour after hour, Patty was being emotionally torn down by her peers. Not only being called the names of “rat” or “Fatty Cakes” but also continually bullying about food. On May 6, Patty cried out to the public, through making a video and posted it on a social media website called Youtube, titling it, “Pretty or Ugly”.
In this quote, Stilson shows anger toward Ender who deliberately creates a situation to hurt Ender. He calls him names and thinks Ender was powerful because of the monitor which is now taken off. The other time Ender’s excellence is disliked by others is when he is tortured by Bernard and his gang. At the launch, when Ender’s excellence is appreciated by colonel Graff, it brings a life of torture for Ender by Bernard and his gang. “Kicking his bed every time they went in, jostling him with his meal tray.
He grew up around people that struggled with physical and emotional abuse day in and day out. The other singer can identify with these three girls also because she experienced the same kind of child abuse. Mary J. Blige in the song says, “I know how you feel/ I’ve been there.” When Mary was just a little girl, her father would beat her mother, and then one day he abandoned their family. During that time Mary also experienced being sexually abused by one of her relatives. This goes hand in hand with the two little girls’, Lisa and Nicole, who Ludacris sings about in his song.
Summary of the book This book follows the neglect and abuse of Katie and is told in story format for parts of the book. Hughes gives a commentary at the end of each chapter on his thoughts of the issues of how each stage of abuse affects not only Katie’s development but also how it was affecting her mother Sally as well. After Katie is placed into foster care the story details the two different sides that Katie shows her foster parents. She goes from being a happy child when things go her way into an aggressive and mean child who wants to get even by destroying other peoples possessions. Katie’s caseworker struggles to find a foster home for her and to find the right therapist to help her with her lack of attachment to anyone.
Rayona hates it more than anything that when she goes anywhere, people poke fun at her and make racial remarks to her which makes her feel insecure about herself. When Ray meets Foxy for the first time, Father Tom introduces her and Foxy says, “Your Christine’s kid…The one whose father is a nigger” (Dorris 44). Not only does Rayona have to deal with racism her mother is always putting her in bad situations. There has been quite a few times where Christine has attempted to leave Ray and told her that she wanted to commit suicide. One time in the very beginning of the story Elgin goes to visit Christine in the hospital, Rayona had not seen him in 5 months and Christine did not want to tell him about her sickness.
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
The mother became an alcoholic; an abusive alcoholic. First, she would just send the boys to look for items that the family didn’t even have, and punish them when they said they couldn’t find it. Then she singled David out, saying he was the “bad boy” and told the other boys that she was glad they weren’t like him. After awhile, she made up ridiculous chores for David to do before
The Villain A villain is someone capable of a crime or wickedness. Curley's wife demonstrates that she is a villain by causing emotional harm to others. She talks to other guys and start disputes between the workers and Curley on various occasions. She also does not hold back when it comes to insulting people she does not hold back and always makes sure that everyone is beneath her. In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Curley's wife demonstrates multiple time that she is a villain and in many ways is the cause of her own death.
"White Oleander," by Janet Fitch is a book that viciously grabs my mind and emotions and plays with both my intellectual and emotional comfort. It is a heartbreaking story of a young, twelve year old girl, who is taken away from her mother whom she is deeply attached to and placed in a series of abusive and harsh foster homes. This is because her mother is sent to a life-sentence in prison for first-degree murder of her boyfriend. Having grown up in a loving, caring household, I cannot imagine having to endure the suffering the main character, Astrid, did. Throughout her foster homes, she was forced into child labor, starved, and even shot at with a gun by one of her foster mothers.
Charlie has been sexually abused by his aunt when he was a child 2. Charlie has PTSD and uses it to block out bad memoires 2. Body A. What is PTSD? B. Charlie’s PTSD C. How PTSD helped me understand the book 3.