Victor's Short Story 'Seventh Grade'

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Pretending to be someone you aren't is sometimes fun right? Well it might be but it'll be hard to catch up with all the lies you have after that. In the story “Seventh Grade”by Gary Soto Victor is an example of that. While trying to impress a girl he pretended like he knew something that he really didn´t. While in the story ¨Thank You ¨M'am¨ by Langston Hughes,Roger acts in a way that he shouldn´t. Though the lesson that Ms. Jones taught him will help him change his ways.Both the stories are similar in some ways and different in many but i think both of them are important.In the end they both learned a valuable lesson that will help them in life. First, Roger and Victor both learned important lessons. Roger learns that you shouldn't steal in life because maybe if you ask you might get what you want. While Victor learned that you don't have to pretend to be someone you're not.In the story “Thank You M’am” Roger tries to steal Ms.Jones purse but Ms.Jones purse handle broke and Roger fell backwards.”It was about eleven o'clock at night, and she was walking alone, when a boy ran up behind her and tried to snatch her purse” this a quote from the book that shows what Roger did. .Then Ms.Jones brings him home and cooks for him and then at the end…show more content…
Victor learned his lesson on his own. Victor was infatuated with Teresa and by trying to impress her he ended up lying. Yet if he hadn’t pretended to know french she wouldn’t have asked him to tutor her. Now Victor has to learn a whole new language just because he tried to impress a girl.” and after biology a long sprint to the public library, where he checked out three French textbooks. “ is a quote from page 42 in the book where he checks out books to learn the language himself before he can teach it to someone else.In the end Victor didn't do anything horrible but he should’ve just been himself because if he doesnt learn french his lies are gonna catch up to

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