What is Cole's reaction after Peter speaks at the First Circle hearing?
Also to know is, when Cole first sees the spirit bear what about the bear angers Cole and what does he vow to do?
' When Cole tells Edwin he would kill the bear if he saw it, Edwin warns him that what he does to animals, he does to himself. Later, when Cole sees the bear, it angers him because it doesn't appear to be afraid of him like everyone else is. He vows to kill it to teach it a lesson.
Likewise, what does Cole learn from being referred repeatedly while being told each time that it is his last chance? Banishment is the only alternative to jail. What does Cole learn from "being referred" repeatedly, while being told each time that it is his "last chance"? Cole learns that it is the adult term for passing the buck and that he can always count on having one more "last chance."
Beside above, what is the purpose of the hearing Circle?
Circle Justice is an alternative to prison. It is meant to heal, not punish. “Circle Justice is for those ready for healing. Their role now is to rehabilitate that person, not punish him, for the good of society. Everybody is a part of the process, including the victim.
How does Cole describe his parents near the beginning of the story?
Cole describes his mom as "a scared barbie doll, always looking good but never fighting back or standing up to anyone." He calls his dad "a bullheaded drinker with a temper." Cole has a habit of blaming others for his mistakes.