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Charlie's "friends" laughed at him because he was cognitively impaired, and in the beginning, he wasn't really sure why so he just laughed along with them.
What kind of a menial task is this? How does acing this quiz show any kind of deep reading comprehension? Memorizing the plot is so darn-diggity shallow that I would be ashamed to answer these questions.
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I know for one thing, it's rude to say that people who are special needs are the R word, BUT the correct term is mental retardation; the R-word comes from the Italian word "ritardando", which means to stop.
And another thing: Petite means SMALL. Petite just means having a SLIGHT BUILD. That's because the word "petite" is a French word just means you're short.