Please Stop Laughing at Me by Jodee Blanco,

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Thesis: Many pieces of literature reveal the theme of bullying such as; Please Stop Laughing At Me by Jodee Blanco, but people should look for something good in others instead of the bad will make differences. Bullying has been going on for years and not only in school but also all over. When is it ever going to stop and look for something good in someone instead of the bad things? Going to school should be exciting, seeing your friends and learning new things, but for some it’s the worst part of their day. Going to school shouldn’t be a punishment. Many pieces of literature reveal the theme of bullying such as; Please Stop Laughing At Me by Jodee Blanco, but people should look for something good in others instead of the bad will make differences. Bullying is not just someone punching you in the face or a bully calling you a name that you don't like. Bullying is a lot more than that; there are even different types of bullying. Physical, Verbal, Indirect, Social alienation, intimidation and Cyber bullying. (Beka 1) “As kids prepare to return to school this month, some will be excited to see their friends again. But at least a few will have to deal with the continuation of harassment and bullying”. We should all be using literature to stop bullying, especially during school. Johnson 2 “When Blanco comforts a mentally challenged high school student after being teased by the football team captain, however, she wonders if maybe she is looking for acceptance and friendship in the wrong places. She finds meaning in helping the special education kids organize a senior prom. Later, she becomes friends with Annie, the school's tough girl, who like Blanco, is an outcast looking for acceptance”. (Pior 4) Its normal wanted to be expected in high school. No matter whom it’s always good to feel wanted and liked. Jodee didn’t
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