Bullying

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Bullying

Chowne, Parson Stoyle
terrorizes parish; kidnaps children. [Br. Lit.: The Maid of Sker, Walsh Modern, 94–95]
Claypole, Noah
bully; becomes thief in Fagin’s gang. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]
Curley
he picks on feeble-minded Lennie. [Am. Lit.: Of Mice and Men]
Flashman, Harry
unconscionably impudent and overbearing coward. [Br. Lit.: Flashman; Tom Brown’s Schooldays]
hector
street gang member (early 1600s). [Br. Hist.: Espy, 40]
Kowalski, Stanley
crude humor, animal maleness. [Am. Lit.: A Streetcar Named Desire]
McTeague
forbidden to practice dentistry, he becomes mean and surly. [Am. Lit.: McTeague]
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This ijime continues until the victim shows no spontaneity or initiative and becomes completely homogeneous.
Even more recently, the problem of supervisors and coworkers bullying their subordinates and peers in the workplace, known as ijime, has become a major social issue.
According to Der Spiegel, German educators have repeatedly characterized Japanese schools as suffering from gakkyu hokain (collapsing discipline), ijime (bullying), and juken jigoku (exam hell).
The currently well-publicized incidence of ijime or bullying (chiefly in middle schools) is said to be the product of high pressure and conformity in schools.
Elbert also confirms the comments of earlier authors that ijime - bullying - occurs when the object of the bullying is perceived as somehow "different.
The New York Times featured an article on ijime, the bullying that takes place in Japanese schools.