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The Freedom Writers Diary is a book that I truly enjoyed It is a book broken down in diary form viewing the survival of a first year teacher and her students This book shines light on real issues that these students as well as their teacher went through These issues range from racism death and gang related violence Although the only person that is named throughout the entire book is Ms Gruwell one can still identify and keep track of the situations that occur Diary number two by far was the most prevalent in my opinion It gave the viewpoint of a white male student in a class where he was the minority What the hell am I doing in here Im the only white person in this English class Is this really where Im supposed to be P8 This student made it clear that he felt really uncomfortable in a class full of rejects Since most of the rejects were not white he felt he shouldnt have been in that class The rejects as he called them were students that were labeled as problem students and or students with learning disabilities Although this student had a learning disability he felt that because of his race he should have been placed in a high level class Like many others he felt he should stick with his own kind separate and not equal 3 This journal stood out to me because I believe that when a person or group of people is considered a minority most play upon that fact Meaning that they may try to get over or receive special treatment just because In diary number two this young white boy makes it apparent that because hes white people will listen to him For example he says Right after the bell rings Im going to talk to my counselor and make her move me out of here Ill lie and insist that theres
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