Theories of Relativity Opinion Essay

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Theories of Relativity Opinion Essay: Why We Should Read This Novel in the ENG3C Course Living on the street can be tough, especially if you’re a teenager. In Theories of Relativity
by Barbara Haworth-Attard, readers have a chance at seeing just how hard life on the streets can be for teenagers. We should study Theories of Relativity
in the ENG3C course for many reasons, including how many students can relate to Dylan, because the book has many interesting characters and because of the lessons in the book. We should study Theories of Relativity

in the ENG3C course because many students can
relate to Dylan. First of all, we can relate because we’re the same age as Dylan. For example, Dylan is 16 when he is kicked out of his house (36) and that is the age that students are in ENG3C. Dylan being the same age as the readers makes the book more interesting to us because we can picture ourselves being the same age as Dylan and trying to survive on the streets. Second of all, Dylan has a lot of trouble with his mother. For example, Dylan has a long history with his mother not being a good mother and having “to take care of Micah and Jordan” (53), his brothers, because she wasn’t able to. As teenagers, we can relate to Dylan and his mother’s r elationship because we often find ourselves or know of friends who have trouble with their parents. Thirdly, Dylan has crushes on girls and likes to take care of his friends. For instance, Dylan is in love with Jenna and her “silver strands of hair” (12)

and he takes care of Amber when she is pregnant (211). We have crushes and also like to take care of our friends so we can relate to Dylan. Not only is Dylan an interesting character but so are many other in the book Theories of Relativity

.
Theories of Relativity
is made good by the many interesting characters. First of all, Glen is very interesting as a character in this novel. For instance, we are curious to learn about why he is generous...
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