Elphaba is ostracized because she was born with green skin, but while at college of Shiz University, she shows a talent for magic that catches the eye of the headmistress of the school.
As a psychiatrist today, I now understand some of the psychological and evolutionary basis behind maintaining one's self in proper standing within a group for fear of being ostracized.
These children were the next step in evolution, but many are imprisoned, ostracized, exiled and executed in the fight for survival.
Second, children who are actively disliked, teased, or ostracized by peers are at more risk than children who are simply ignored.
Grote and others hold that six thousand had to be given against one person before he was ostracized, but it seems unlikely that the attendance at the Ecclesia ever admitted of so large a vote against one man, and the view is contradicted by Plut.
The ostracized person was compelled to leave Athens for ten years, but he was nOt regarded as a traitor or criminal.
This step, which caused him to be ostracized for a time from the Boston circles in which he had been reared, brought him the cases of the fugitive slaves, Shadrach, Sims and Burns, and of the rescuers of Shadrach.
List of ostracized persons, the first of whom was a certain Hipparchus of the Peisistratid family (488 B.C.).
A " Scouts " Church was formed at the end of the war of1899-1902by burghers who had previously acted as " National Scouts " and were ostracized by the synods of their former Churches.
For this he was ostracized from Kentucky society; his anti-slavery journals were withheld in the mails; he could not secure a public hall or a printer.