Lyla Target Case Study

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Lyla: Role: Target

1. Lyla's motivation to visit the site that was created to hate on her was most likely to see what other things people are saying about her. Though she already has been bullied at school enough, anyone would be curious to see if there is anything worse that is being said about them.

2. Lyla most likely feels like she is hated by everyone in her school, after all, students went as far as to create a website on the internet to express their distaste for her, that is simply messed up! Making the mistake of cheating on her boyfriend is bad enough already, and it surely cuts even deeper when you are being reminded of it on a place where anyone outside of school can see.

3. Being taunted at school is probably even more agonizing
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Brittany's motives and desires are quite obvious, seeing that she is Lyla's understudy. She most likely wanted to be the real leader of the squad, and seeing Lyla's dirty mistake as an opportunity to make it happen, she created the website with the help of other students to drag Lyla down from her position.

2. There are a few possible emotions Brittany could have been feeling when she was creating the website to further worsen Lyla's feelings. Though she may have felt a bit guilty for going through all the trouble to make someone in her own squad feel bad, she went ahead and created the website, and was probably feeling satisfied with herself for her new method of taking down her nemesis.

3. Taking a moment to see these events from Brittany's point of view, there are some outcomes that she probably expected from the site that she made. Through her eyes, she most likely foresaw Lyla being degraded from her position in cheerleading, being hated even more by students, and eventually turning into an antisocial wallflower who nobody will ever support.

Tim: Role: Upstander

1. Tim sat down with the so called "school slut" (pardon the indecency!) Lyla during lunch, and hopefully with good intent. He simply wanted her not to feel alone, even if he was the only one around who was talking to

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