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Rebellious Teen Donny is what is known as a problem child and Daisy cannot seem to figure out what his problem is Through many attempts she tries to reach him through counselors and outside help This story reveals a lack of communication feelings of inadequacy and lack of parental control These days relationships between parents and children are tough especially with society at the front door The short story Teenage Wasteland by Anne Tyler is a revealing story about the trials of a mother and her son Donny is having some problems at school It seems that he does not concentrate or put forth the right amount of effort Daisy learns from Donnys principal that Donny was noisy lazy and disruptive Kirszner Mandell 459 Daisy explains to the principal that her and her husband Matt have tried what they can We dont let him watch TV on school nights We dont let him talk on the phone till hes finished his homework Kirszner Mandell 459 The principal gives Daisy the idea to check his assignments everyday This wears down on Daisy and she becomes less involved in her daughters life and short towards her husband There is no way really to convey how exhausting all this was Kirszner Mandell 459 Was anything that Daisy was doing getting through to him She longed- she ached- for a time machine Given one more chanceshed do it perfectly Kirszner Mandell 460 She finally hires a psychologist to test him and maybe get him on the right path again The psychologist recommends Calvin Beadle a tutor with considerable psychological training Kirszner Mandell 460 Cals presence is welcomed at first Slowly he begins maneuvering into aspects of Donnys life The tutor had set down so many rules They were not allowed any questions at all
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