Schooled Themes

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Popularity

Popularity and the meaning of popularity is the novel's main theme. At the beginning of the novel Zach is the school's most popular kid and Hugh and Cap are the school's least popular kids. Yet Zach has reached his lofty position through bullying other people and surrounding himself with people like Daryl and and Naomi who are willing to hang on his every word. In short his popularity does not have a solid foundation and his so called friends need no excuse to drop him and move onto the next person. In this case that person is Cap,

In comparison, Cap's popularity has a far more solid foundation, reaching his position through genuine heroic action such as saving Mr. Rodrigo's life and standing up to Zach. From this perspective it seems like Cap's popularity has the potential to last long time.

At the same time the author represents...

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