Melinda's parents force her to stay after school for extra help. List the negative mental and physical issues she continues to suffer

So this should be found at around pages 50 and 51

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Melinda is still in emotional turmoil. Melinda's sore throat and lip-biting habit are symbols of her increased internal distress. She is finding it more difficult to speak because she is gradually slipping into a deeper depression, and her mental state is now actually affecting her physical. After seeing IT in the hallway, she cannot help but remember the party in August. Her attempt to dump the memory fails, and she finds her janitor's closet the perfect place to go when the memory haunts her, continuing the image of the closet as a place where Melinda hides her secret