Is It A Good Thing? Essay

736 Words Jul 15th, 2015 3 Pages
Some people believe that life without making fun of others is boring. However, others think that life will be a good thing without it. Bullying people is an action that makes a person or a group of people feel uncomfortable, but it is a very common occurrence in school. In High School, I saw a lot of bullying going on and it was a really big problem. In my class, I had a very funny and interesting guy who was studying with me whose name was Mark. He was a simple and quiet student, but different from others as he was very intelligent. Mark was a good friend and we spent a lot of time together. However, in spite of his perfect grades, or maybe because of them, he was the only student in my class who got bullied. He was bullied for reasons which are quite common; he was smart causing much jealousy and would not fight back when offended; two reasons that call many bullies into action. Because Mark was really studious, he was bullied a lot by classmates. For example, he was always ready to answer teacher’s question. Furthermore, he got perfect grades on all of the tests and quizzes which caused envy from other students because he also was the teacher’s favorite. Trying to compensate for their less perfect grades and scolding from teachers, some of the other students – the bullies, bullied Mark so that they could show they had the power no matter what the teachers thought of him or his grades. Students envied him, because teachers always praised him and he did not have problems…

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