By: Chris Crutcher
In the novel
Bo was one of the best athletes in the school. His coach gave him a hard time just about all the time.
The coach was simply doing his job. Most coaches push their student athletes to excel in their sport and to improve at that activity. Just about all football coaches give their team a hard time, but Bo did not quite realize that. Instead of listening to the coach and doing as he is told, Bo "mouths off" and talks back constantly. This is not a good character trait to have. Eventually Bo is fed up with the coach and walks away from the entire team. This shows his lack of support for the team and his character side of being a "sore loser" for this situation. His decision not only affects the team as a whole, but effects the coach and himself as
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well. That is definitely not the right decision Bo made. The coach treated the entire...