A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive Essay | Student Essay

Dave Pelzer
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Plot Summary and Opinions about "A Child Called It"

Summary: In David Pelzer's "A Child Called It," he tells about how his mother abused him emotionally and physically and how he was socially isolated.
Can you imagine getting up everyday to go to school with feelings of rejection, being teased, and separation from the other students yet still loving school? How could a child possibly enjoy such an awful environment? In David Pelzer's case it became his only escape from the `madhouse' and his mothers `games.' School provided him with food that was restricted at home. He suffered daily due to extreme abuse at home leaving school as his only break. His mother gave him chores to complete in an unpractical amount of time, and when they were not completed he'd receive a punishment. In A Child Called `It' David tells of his childhood consisting of the unthinkable. His fears of being alone with his mother, the terrible `games' she would play leaving him with scars, burns, cuts, and bruises, along with his starvation...

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