The Honor Code

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- P.S. at the beginning of the story is positive that he will pass the test, that is why he asks people do they know a certain Latin word or sentence (Bryan 152). However, when P.S. went to go back to his room and study, realizing he needed more practice, he would get distracted by looking at the window randomly and it could have been another reason for why he can’t conquer his nemesis (Bryan 153). His nemesis is Latin and if he wanted to, he could conquer his nemesis by staying in one spot and blocking distractions from his mind, but soon his studying time was a waste. In addition, when P.S. describes how his father is always disappointed in him and never shows love, that could have affected P.S.(Bryan 155). Meanwhile, it was time to take …show more content…
In fact, the school made the decision to expel P.S. from VPS (Bryan 176). Consequently, P.S. was expelled because of the Honor Code, a code that says a student will not lie, cheat, or steal. Therefore, P.S. cheated and that is the role the Honor Code played to get him expelled. Furthermore, the decision to expel P.S. was fair because the school has a really good expectation, and if you were told not to do something once, you should have learned not to do it at …show more content…
The community would probably view the school as the best well educated school and would have high expectations for a parents child to graduate without problems. For instance, some of the people that go there would not be there anymore and would have been expelled for getting caught cheating. In my experience, when I see someone cheating, no one says a word and the teacher would just give the student a zero. However, if we had a Honor Code, a lot of kids would have snitched more often like Jumbo did to

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