Many events in the book were very sad and touching when Foster the main girl in the story keeps a pillow case just with her dads stuff in there after he died in the army, she lives with her mom and her boyfriend named Huck who isn’t as nice to Foster at most times making her call him Elvis thinking of himself as a really good singer making Fosters mom the backstage singer and some days he even hits her mom at times and finally one day they get into a fight making Huck break into their house and hitting her mom so badly that they have to run away from their house very fast finding a safe place with Huck coming behind them with his car chasing them and soon they outrun him and arrive to West Virginia. Foster a 12 year old girl with a huge love for baking can bake almost anything possible to bake but she only has one problem she can’t read at all when she starts “it’s like my brain starts to close
Her parents never realized that after every meal Rachel would secretly go to the bathroom upstairs and throw up everything she had eaten. Her father would beat her up and treat her like trash and her mother would just stand there and not say a word because she was weak and always did as Rachel’s dad said. In her kindergarten class, Rachel treated all the other little girls with rudeness, anger, and jealousy towards anyone who was better than her. She often spent her days in the principal’s office because of her strong character and misbehaviors. Rachel grew up, went through her dating stage, and then finally met a wonderful man that she could not picture herself without; a caring, positive, supportive husband that goes by the name of Tim.
Her parents have tried many different strategies, including rewarding her after cleaning, and giving her a time-out when she doesn't listen. Often what happens is that Emma gets angry when it is clean-up time and throws a tantrum. She yells and screams and sometimes even throws her toys, creating a bigger mess. Her parents feel that the only way to stop the tantrum is to pick her up and then clean up for her. Discuss the principles of operant conditioning that are underlying Emma's behavior.
She lives in her mind, barley speaks to anyone. She spends most of her time analyzing all the things around her life. She wants to tell someone how she feels but is scared that she might get rejected or no one will believe her. “I can’t believe you, you’re just jealous.”(184) when she finally tells one of her former friends from the party who is now dating Andy Beast, what happened and the reason for her calling the cops she lashes out and does exactly what she was afraid of. In reading and studying “Speak” By author Laurie Halse Anderson , my character analysis has taught me how Melinda dealt with her problem and what she went through to get her life back…it also taught me to choose my friends carefully and that keeping your anger and pain bottled up can hurt you more than you know.
Matthew McHale 301 Assessment. Task B Case study You are a social care worker and a service user, Hannah, tells you that she is unhappy taking her new medication. She thinks she does not need it and so she is throwing it away. You know from her care plan that Hannah does need to take the medication regularly and gets confused. Hannah begs you to keep this confidential and not tell anyone especially her daughter, who she sees regularly, as her daughter will be very angry.
She is always suspicious whenever he doesn’t answer her calls. She becomes especially crazed when she calls him while she is high. She becomes very paranoid and is always ranting about how he is probably off sleeping another girl and that he never cared about her. She still seems to think she can control it and when she goes to her brother’s baseball game her mother notices and tells her she should leave immediately and to not come back unless she shapes up. Kristina and her boyfriend finally get an apartment together and the also move in Kristina’s son, against her mother’s wishes.
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson has the potential to shape a reader, this is because it tells the story of a girl named Melinda who cant speak up about the horrible thing that happened to her. This lack of communication leads to a break down of her relationships and it is only because of the attention of a great teacher that she began to heal. Melinda is greatly affected by what happened that unforgettable night at the end of the summer before her freshman year. When enters the 9th grade she has no one to talk to because all of her old friends now hate her. At this point people already start to bad for Melinda.
her daughter would ask if she was okay and all Maria would do is cry and say no. Jane was upset by her mother’s response which is why she decided to buy a hidden camera It was the only way she was going to get answers and to know what was really going on. It was recorded that two female carers hulling Maria out from the chair and manhandling her onto the bed she was crying out in pain and you see one of them drop her legs onto the bed, all you heard Maria say was “oh god oh god!” they would comment on how bad her breath smelt. The second night she filmed she noticed the male carer on the footage obviously in Marias room all on his own and Jane stated only female carers. He was seen tugging Marias clothes, shoving her on her side whilst Maria was crying with humiliation and pain his arm swung back whilst he slapped her thigh.
Billy’s social control agent starts out to be his mother. Billy dreads what his dominating mother thinks of him. Billy’s mother also broke off the engagement to Billy’s fiancée because she thought that the girl was beneath him. This returned the social control of Billy back to his mother. When Billy has sex with a girl, Candy, at the ward, Nurse Ratched confronts Billy.
She lost all her friends and has no one to talk to and share her feelings to, besides Heather. Heather is a girl who comes from Ohio and moved to Syracuse New York. She is a student from a different middle school and is unaware of the incident that just took place. Heather becomes her friend, but she soon backs off from being Melinda’s friend because she thinks that Melinda is the most depressed girl she ever met and she is not so cool so she goes and hangs out with the cool girls. Leaving, Melinda everyone turns there back on Melinda, but her lab partner who tells her and encourages her to speak up and not to remain silent.