Abstract: A 5 page research paper that focuses on Dave Pelzer's autobiographical account of a tortured childhood, A Child called 'It'. In examining this book, the writer first looks at how Pelzer's account fits in with current theory relating to family violence. Then, the writer addresses the factor in society that she would change in order to aid in preventing child abuse, and, finally, she describes her reaction to the book. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Subcatagory: Child Psychology