The pact three young men make

That's why I don't let them tell stories. Eventually the three make a promise that one day they will not only graduate from college, but that they will graduate as doctors.

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I would give this 2. No page break, no transition, zip.

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The book ends with all three of them passing and earning their medical degrees at their respective schools. That's why I don't let them tell stories. One Dr would be telling a story about an event that happened in this life and in the very next paragraph he's recounting an event that occurred years later. They then decide to face their obstacles in more adequate ways and graduate from Seton Hall. Allusions to later or earlier events are one thing, but it's almost as though the men, while telling their stories, had constant ADD, as though in mid-story they had the "oh, and by the way Lucky him, but those 2nd and 3rd chances don't usually happen in life. Instead, they read flatly, forcing us, at times, to grapple with context and intent. One of the boys in particular repeatedly makes the wrong choices, knowingly, and succeeds in his efforts to become a doctor by sheer luck. Firstly, the organization was horrendous. The stars aligned and he wound up with no consequences.

I really do think it's a valuable idea for people to explore through individual stories of success like this one. The book ends with all three of them passing and earning their medical degrees at their respective schools.

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This jumpiness made the story confusing, and it should have been more carefully laid out in its chronology. However, there are so many things in this book that prompted me to have to literally have to restrain myself from throwing it in the ocean on multiple vacation occasions.

I took serious issue with how lightly these issues were touched upon, and felt there was some serious space for a teachable moment there. One of the boys in particular repeatedly makes the wrong choices, knowingly, and succeeds in his efforts to become a doctor by sheer luck. Other sections would be discussing one deep philosophical realization one of the men had, and in the next paragraph he's recounting an event totally unrelated.

Lucky him, but those 2nd and 3rd chances don't usually happen in life. Your decisions determine your path in life, as much as that may suck, it's reality.

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This isn't to say that's not something I can do in my own classroom, but the fact remains that year old kids see the world differently; they already think they're indestructible and that failing grades mean nothing, that they're good enough to play in the NBA, that skipping class and refusing to do work for years on end won't affect their dreams of becoming a lawyers and doctors.

Reception[ edit ] Critical reception for The Pact has been positive, [5] with many schools utilizing it in their lesson plans.

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Firstly, the organizatio Ok, here's the thing. These things include violence, anger, and therefore arrests. They then decide to face their obstacles in more adequate ways and graduate from Seton Hall. Jul 31, Kathleen Pittman rated it it was ok Ok, here's the thing. I have friends like that, and it takes them forever to get a point across. Allusions to later or earlier events are one thing, but it's almost as though the men, while telling their stories, had constant ADD, as though in mid-story they had the "oh, and by the way Instead, they read flatly, forcing us, at times, to grapple with context and intent. They later receive a scholarship to Seton Hall University , although the process proves to be a difficult one. Reception[ edit ] Critical reception for The Pact has been positive, [5] with many schools utilizing it in their lesson plans. I would give this 2. Synopsis[ edit ] The Pact narrates the lives of Rameck Hunt, Sampson Davis, and George Jenkins, three young black men that grew up in a community of violence, ignorance, and failure. No page break, no transition, zip. Firstly, the organization was horrendous.
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