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Why I hate "The secret of Platform 13"
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Why I hate "The secret of Platform 13"

stereo types
Raymond is your "typical" rich kid: fat, snobby, nasty, and spoiled

Ben is your average prince: "handsome, "intelligent", and "nice" Sarcasticclap

hypocrisy
When Gurkintrude is disgusted by Raymond fishing through his soup it is okay but when Raymond is disgusted by a giant monster with it's upper organs showing he is being rude...really?

When the nurses torture themselves in the cave no one gives a shit but when Odge does it for less than a dayit is so tragic and sad...why? because of Not-being-the-main-character-jutsu naruto

judging

Gurkintrude had trouble approaching Raymond because he is fat
"Feys are used to kissing children and being a godmother to almost everyone, but Raymond, bulging out of his yellow silk pajamas, looked so uninviting that she had to pretend he was a vegetable marrow before she could settle down beside him on the bed."

Ben automatically assumes Doreen is trying to harm his pet mistmaker because she is old and mean-looking and beats her up with
his "inhumane strength"


how it represents us
"Raymond's school was the most expensive in London; the uniform alone cost hundreds of pounds, but he hated it."
What a shocker in the locker Raymond the "bad guy" hates school. Rolleyes

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Why I hate "The secret of Platform 13"

It does sound like shit.

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Why I hate "The secret of Platform 13"

Is this supposed to be a teen novel?

I think I remember we were discussing another novel on here called The Water Wars by Cameron Stracher. I'll go fetch the thread if anyone's interested.

EDIT: Here we go. http://forums.school-survival.net/showth...Water+Wars

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