Taking A Look At Teen Suicide
People identified as “bullies” , and those who believe that suicide is an attempt to gain attention often believe that these teens deserve death, and do not realize that death has a disastrous outcome and is not to be supported.
Jay Asher, the author from 13 reasons why, has a saying, “Everything... affects everything.” This refers to the effect suicide has on a community. Suicide is a terrible tragedy, and as Jay Asher says, it affects a lot of things. Juliette Lewis, an American actress, says, “The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.” This means that when you’re feeling suicidal, but don’t attempt suicide, that renders you as brave because even when you feel sad, worthless, and depressed, you still manage to live and breath everyday. George Sand, a french novelist, says “We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.” This is a good representative of someone committing suicide. If you commit suicide, everything goes with you, not just a small part of your …show more content…
Seneca, a Roman philosopher, claims “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” Some people don’t understand the tragedy of a suicide. Dosomething.org states, “Suicide is the 3rd cause of death 15 to 24 year olds.” This proves that suicide is a worldwide tragedy. Kay Redfield Jamison says, “Suicide is not a blot on anyone’s name; it is a tragedy.” This supports the fact that suicide is not always an act to gain attention. In some cases, suicide could be an attempt to get noticed by someone, but is still a tragedy nonetheless. There are thousands of people who tell others comments such as “Stop seeking attention,” or “Why don’t you just die already.” These can be found all over the internet directed to certain