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    Dave Pelzer

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    to come home and feared to find out what your punishment was going to be that day. This autobiography, “A Child Called It”, was written by Dave Pelzer. Surprisingly, Dave Pelzer was the little boy that was abused in this book, and decided to share it with the world to make everyone aware what might happen behind closed doors. In this report I will include many parts of Dave’s life story including: plot, setting, characters, themes, and my response. First, there were many conflicts that Dave came by, but the biggest battle was his mother. She was the main source of his pain; making him feel worthless or as if he was a punching bag. Dave’s mother had stabbed him, causing a scar to appear across his torso. His school…

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    Dave Pelzer Discipline

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    The novel A Child Called It, by Dave Pelzer is an inspiring heart wrenching story about a young boy, Dave, who is abused both physically and mentally by his mother. Dave endures and more importantly survives an ideal that no human being should ever have to live through. From the age of 4 to 10 Dave was continually abused and dehumanized, gradually getting worse over time. Everything was taken away from him, his mother made him feel like he was truly nothing. The abuse he endured included…

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    A Child Called “It” is an inspirational story that is written by Dave Pelzer. He gives the insight of his child hood and the struggle that he had to go through in order to live day by day. He talks about his family in an appropriate way that makes anyone understand the harassment that he was faced with as a very young child. Pelzer goes through many types of abuse that would have made any human break but he had the will power to stay strong and do what he needed to do to stay alive. Pelzer is a…

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    The book I chose to read was “A Child called it” by Dave Pelzer. It is the real- life story of the author Dave Pelzer from age 4 to 12. He was brutally beaten, starved and emotionally destroyed by his alcoholic mother. She played tortuous games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother’s game in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son or a boy, but an “it”. Even though Dave had two older brothers, his mother’s rage was solely directed towards him. I…

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    Child Called It Analysis

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    An interview was held on June 1995 with the American author “ David James “Dave” Pelzer . The interview showed all the audience the truth behind David’s childhood experience which he shared in his book “ Child Called It “ . Pelzer shares in this interview the reason behind writing this book , and what message Is he delivering to his audience . - Mr. Dave , “ Child Called It “ , the novel that you wrote which had an impact on most of the audience , and is considered your best and most…

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    was by what is written. I do agree with this statement, for years now literature has been able to give us clues from the past. Whether it was 200 years ago or 2000 years ago. Literature has always been around, even it was just pictures drawn on a cave wall. Literature is what gives us knowledge of what went on ages and ages ago. The two novels I chose to read for this project are A Child Called “It” and The Catcher in the Rye. A Child Called “It” was written by Dave Pelzer in 1995, only 20…

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    A Child Called It Summary

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    “A Child Called It” Book Review For my review, I am focusing on a book called A Child Called It by David Pelzer. I chose this book because while I was reading it, it spoke to me on many levels and made me feel more content with my childhood growing up. Pelzer is a strong person that writes about his horrific childhood living under his mother's roof and what he had to do to survive. Through this review, we will be looking at where it took place, writing style, characters, and the plot of the…

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    David Pelzer was the main character and author of the book he was a boy that struggled most of his young adolescent to overcome his past abuse. His main straight though out the whole book is his resilient and his ability to love. David was determined once he set his mind to something and not much would change him once he decided to do something. When David was not guarding his hart he was able to truly care and love people and most found him easy to love as well. Mr. Pelzer was David’s father…

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    Emotional, compassionate and shocking book has caught many attentions. Dave Pelzer, which is the main character in the book, describes many tragic and traumatizing "punishments" he had gone through because of his mother. He was starved, beaten and was just plain tortured by her. Going to school seem like a get away from home and her. So stealing food just to have a full stomach for the day seemed like a good idea until kids found out.Being the one with the same clothes for the whole year and not…

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    When we think of child abuse, most of us probably do not think of the perpetrator to be one of the most influential, admired, and loved people in our lives, our mothers. However, Dave Pelzer, the victim of the third worst case of child abuse in the state of California, was in fact victimized by this special person. Not only was he physically and mentally abused by his mother, but he was also mentally abused by his father and brothers. His entire immediate family turned him into “a child called…

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