It's Kind of a Funny Story

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  • It's Kind Of A Funny Story Analysis

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    To have hope is to be able to see the light amid the darkness. This is a notion shown in Ned Vizzini’s “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”. The protagonist is a teenage boy named Craig, who struggles with depression. One night, Craig checks himself into a hospital because of his suicidal thoughts. He then gets placed in the adult psychiatric ward called Six North. The novel “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” demonstrates that it is crucial to remain positive during hard times as there will be better days, with

  • It's Kind Of A Funny Story Essay

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    Over 350 million people suffer from depression worldwide. It’s Kind of a Funny Story, written by Ned Vizzini, is a realistic fiction novel about a high schooler named Craig Gilner who struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts. This story was a great read and for multiple reasons. Vizzini does a great job of making Craig, the protagonist, a very interesting character, and the novel itself is very relatable to anyone who is/was a student. Craig has many intriguing qualities that are hard to ignore

  • Personal Narrative-It's Kind Of A Funny Story

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    It’s Kind of a Funny Story The summer after my sophomore year was hell. Choices I had made led me into serious trouble with my parents, who made sure that I didn’t have a chance to make more mistakes like that again. Only being let out of the house to work on the farm for my grandpa, I had to find different forms of entertainment. This was when I got back into reading. I have always loved reading, but never had time to, or was too busy with other things to sit down and actually enjoy a good book

  • Personal Narrative: It's Kind Of A Funny Story '

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    speaking in front of audiences and creating some kind of project after a unit. In my free time, I enjoy hiking with my friends, camping with my family, and I love swimming. I didn’t have a very interesting summer. For the first half of the summer I had a broken fibula and for the second half of the summer, I had a shattered heel. In my free time I read lots of books; Firefly Lane, The Forgotten Garden, The Selection series, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Etc. I also went to all of my teammates swim competitions

  • It's Kind Of A Funny Story By Ned Vizzini

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    One indication of good literature is that it “rings true”- that it touches upon a topic or issue that the reader can identify with in her or her own life or experience. One literary selection that ‘rings true’ for me is It’s Kind of a Funny Story, by Ned VIzzini. This novel explores topics on suicide, mental illness, anxiety, school and stress along with everyday problems. I believe this novel can connect with many people because we as humans are prone to encounter at least one of these experiences

  • Essay On It's Kind Of A Funny Story By Rand Vizzini

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    I chose to read the book It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini. I’m at the midpoint of the book and so far I have mixed feelings about the plot. I already have thought about the characters I like and dislike. My favorite character, hands down, is Craig because I can relate to his personality the most. If you know me, you know that I’m a very awkward person and can sometimes get very anxious and stressed about things that are not worth working myself up about. Although I relate to Craig very closely

  • Summary Of It's Kind Of A Funny Story By Craig Gliner

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    It’s kind of a funny story is about Craig Gliner a very studious teenager is eager to have a good life, to do that he has the pressure of getting into the correct highschool that will put his best foot forward for the future on the way to finding the right High School he meets this boy named Aaron and nia, He ends up having a slight crush on nia, who is arons girlfriend, aron is his best friend .Craig regularly sees a psychiatrist and gets put on the medication zoloft an antidepressant and after

  • What Is The Main Idea Of It's Kind Of A Funny Story

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    Title: It’s Kind of A Funny Story Author: Ned Vizzini, no I haven’t read any other books by this author but I would like to in the future. Type of Book: Fiction. People who like comedies and romance would like this book. I also think that people with problems similar to Craig’s would like this book a lot. Being able to relate to a book about a serious topic and still being able to laugh is pretty cool. The book is up front about real problems kids face but it is still a good story with humor.

  • The Accurate Depiction of Adolescent Depression in It’s Kind Of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

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    ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION IN IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY BY NED VIZZINI Almost everyone will experience sadness in their life. The death of a loved one, a lost friendship, or even a broken heart. Most people know that feeling of a heavy heart and mind. Now imagine feeling these sadness anchors drag you down every day. Adolescent depression is a serious mood disorder that can suck happiness out of a person’s life. It can be normal for a teen to experience unhappiness every once in a while, but depression

  • Movie Analysis : ' It 's Kind Of A Funny Story '

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    Valentine Akinkuade Psychology 101 Movie Analysis It’s Kind of a Funny Story (2010) 1) This movie is mainly about a sixteen year old kid named Craig Gilner. Craig is a young kid who comes from a pretty normal family, has friends, goes to school and has somewhat a social life, but yet still suffers a psychological disorder known as depression. This disorder Craig is battling with makes him afraid he might commit suicide, so he seeks help by going to a psychiatric facility having the mindset that