English III Period III
12 February 2013
MLA Research Paper
Ever been bullied or judged someone by how they look, or how fat or skinny they are? What right you and other have to judge someone else. That is considered bullying, you know. Obesity is becoming a big problem in children and teens which is causing suicide rates and bullying rates to go up as well, it is not right bully someone for how they look. Maybe they can’t control how they look, maybe they have a condition that causes them to look the way they do.
Bullying is a serious issue in the United States, It goes from many things like saying it behind their backs, shouting names as they walk by, to social media, also called cyber bullying. When someone is bullied it makes them feel like they aren’t worth anything and cause’s them to think everybody is better off with you dead. In the article “ Bullied Teen: 'I Had So Much Pain Inside Of Me'” says "It was very upsetting and painful," she said. "I had no idea that the bullying and torment would last six years and total 22 kids, both boys and girls, harassing Jamie on a daily basis." She added, "I didn't realize how the whole house would be turned upside down because of little kids. I didn't realize that our health would later become compromised due to the daily abuse and stress."(Flinn, http://riverhead.patch.com/articles/bullied-teen-i-had-so-much-pain-inside-of-me). Bullying is also physical. When physically bullying someone or being physically bullied, it has such a bigger consequence, outrage, and force behind. "In third grade, this girl told another friend of mine that if she didn't hurt me, that she would be hurt instead. The girl told me what the bully was doing and we told the teacher and the principal, but nothing was done to reprimand this girl." The girl, Jamie said....
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