Powder: Questions

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Powder: Questions

1 Jeremy's original source of rejection came from his parents who banished him from his home.

He was to live in the basement, away from society. This hurting he received made him a more

compassionate, caring and loving person. Although his early stages of life were of persecution

and sadness he accepted as a way of life. Being banished from society, he solely learned the

meaning of compassion. He acquired the knowledge of caring and loving by experiencing the

direct opposite of treatment. When he received this treatment, he hated it, and wished for

something different.

2. Three personality traits of Jeremy or Powder were his extreme compassion, his shyness, and

his caring. Jeremy expressed compassion in the fullest possible form. He expressed feeling for

others that went to extreme measures. Such as the passing of death from the dying deer to the

sheriff who shot him for sport.

Since he was an albino genius, it would be simple to understand

his difficulty of fitting and acquiring new friends that he can socialize with. Thus he became a

shy boy that pretty much kept to himself. Jeremy's characteristic that distinguished him from the

rest of society in which he lived in. Although he was persecuted, beaten, and ridiculed at. He

understood his characteristics and understood why the boys hated him It was fear!

3. I respect Jeremy's caring. Like Christ himself, he wouldn't fight or use any sort of violence to

resolve problems. Jeremy would speak his words of wisdom, or use his divine powers of mental

stability and force to express a point. He would, without hurting anyone, prove a point. This

characteristic made us create a field of empathy for the boy.

4. Jeremy showed his love and compassion and caring for...