The Hundred Dresses Themes & Motifs

Eleanor Estes
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The Effects of Bullying

Wanda doesn't fit in and that makes her a target for bullying. She sits in a corner of Room 13 and it's mostly boys in that corner. It appears Miss Mason instructs her to sit there, maybe because this is where most of the country boys sit and they often leave mud on the floor from their walk to school. She may have thought Wanda would also leave mud on the floor or there may have been some other reason. Whatever the reason, seating Wanda in that corner sets her apart from the rest of the girls and that's the first step in her inability to fit in. This makes her a prime target for bullying.

Peggy doesn't feel she's doing anything wrong by teasing Wanda about her dresses. She says she was only kidding and that she never expected Wanda to take it...

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