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    Realistic Writing Cormier Realistic Writing Every day across the world people are put in situations where their morals are questioned. It isn’t easy for one to say no to something when there is peer pressure or a reward coming, even if what they are going to do is against their morals. I have been in situations where I had to choose to either go along with my friends, in an illegal act, or try to talk them out of it. I chose to try to talk with them and it worked, but this won’t always be

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    Robert Edmund Cormier

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    Robert Edmund Cormier was a well-known columnist, author and reporter. He was born on January 17, 1925 in Leominster, Massachusetts to Irma and Lucien Cormier. He was the second of eight children and enjoyed spending time with his family. Family was always more important than fame or fortune to Cormier. Hard work and commitment led him to jobs that helped prepare him to be an excellent writer. Throughout his life he wrote many award winning books; two of his most well known books are The Chocolate

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    The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier Robert Cormier writes novels for teenagers. In his books he uses violence and power and other features that the adolescence age group usually use. A lot of people are disturbed by the way he uses violence the way he does at the end of the novel. Cormier wrote the Chocolate War during the 1970's during the hippie era. The story takes place at a higher intelligence level than most of the outside world. Jerry Renault, the main character in the novel, has lived

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    by Robert Cormier and was published in 1998. It is set in Frenchtown, America, between 1940 and 1945, during the Second World War and explores the themes of guilt, compassion and heroism. It is about Francis Cassavant, who desires revenge from his relationship with his friend Larry LaSalle. The plot creates tension and suspense and explores how and why Francis has returned from the Second World War to kill Larry. At the beginning of Chapter One, Robert Cormier introduces

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    The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier was a book that we read in class, it was about good and evil. It is about how the to forces battle for superiority over one another. The book tells how one of the sides over powers the other to claim its spot on top. The people are like pawns to two of the characters, Archie and Brother Leon because they use the people to get what they want from them, and will stop at nothing to get it. Both of characters will stop at nothing

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    Fade, by Robert Cormier

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    Fade is an interesting novel, and can be quite confusing at times. The book starts off with the main character, Paul Moreaux living in his hometown “Frenchtown” he always called it, in Massachusetts. The book takes place somewhere in the 1920’s. Paul lives a normal but poor life, when he finds out that he has the ability to “fade”, which is the ability to disappear or become invisible. The ability is passed on from an uncle in the family to a nephew, and Paul’s uncle Abelard teaches it to him. Once

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    The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier In the novel the chocolate war Robert Cormier (the composer) has created real people involved in situations and conveying the themes of bullying, manipulation, cruelty, power, disturbance and victimization. Brother

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    The Chocolate War is a book written by Robert Cormier. It is about a teenaged boy named Jerry and his life as an individual at an all boys catholic school called Trinity. Every year the school sells chocolates to raise money. Every student is meant to sell fifty boxes, and they all do, except for Jerry. Jerry was forced not to sell the chocolates for 10 days by the Vigils, a school gang. At first that's what he planned to do, but as the 10 days went on, Jerry started to feel control over his life

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    suffering. The Chocolate War written by Robert Cormier illustrates what individuals go through at some point in their lifetime, making life changing decisions. As the story begins, Jerry is introduced as a kid who is trying out for the football team, he’s a small kid standing at 5 9’ and a buck 45. He’s bullied around by many of this kids at school. His coach asks him, “What the hell you trying to play football for? You need more meat on those bones.” (Cormier 9) From here the author shows Jerry’s heart

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    part of our everyday lives. Conformity can be introduced via peer pressure and/or accepted social norms. Both Hook and Anzaldua talk about conforming, economically and linguistically respectively, to society. In the book The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier the main protagonist, Jerry Renault, defies a powerful gang in school, called the Vigils, and must decide if conforming to their wishes is better than standing up against them and “defying the universe”. Both Hook and Anzaldua point out conformity

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