The Chrysalids Summary

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Essays & Analysis (15)

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Villains are important to every story because they create conflict with one or more other characters, arousing interest and concern in the reader.  In The Chrysalids, David's father Joseph Stro... Read more
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Chapter 1 Chapter one introduces the main character David as it is written in the first person. It talks about his dream of a lovely city he used to have frequently during his childhood. David tell... Read more
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Change is a concept which, for many different people, means many different things. Often change is treated with fear or misgiving. Many other people simply choose to ignore the obvious presence of c... Read more
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What is a mutant? "It's a blasphemy against the true Image of God, and hateful in the sight of God." (13) This is the basis of the story "The Chrysalids." Three basis of science fiction navel are muta... Read more
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Absolute power corrupts. Power, the ability or capacity to exercise control and authority, can be a very dangerous thing and when something or someone controls all of it, problems can only be expected... Read more
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"The Chrysalids" by John Wyndham is a science fiction novel which takes place in the future, years after a nuclear holocaust has devastated large areas of the world. The story focuses on the lives of ... Read more
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"The Chrysalids" by John Wyndham is a science fiction novel written in 1955 and set around the 22nd century in a small town called Waknuk, in Labrador. This story is a bout a community where every per... Read more
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The Chrysalids: Chapter #1 One day a boy named David has a dream about a modern city with cars, airplanes, and tall buildings. Except David has no idea what these things are. The society he lived ... Read more
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Milton Saperstein once said that `there is nobody as enslaved as the fanatic, the person in whom one impulse, one value, has assumed ascendancy over all'. This description fits the community of Waknuk... Read more
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The Chrysalids by John Wyndham is a novel that looks at life in a post apocaliptic society. It centers around a group of telepathic children living in a very prejudice society called Waknuk. ... Read more
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The first conflict that we will talk about is a Person vs. Self conflict in which Sophie must battle with her conscience on whether or not to tell David about her deviation of 6 toes. Sophie is hurt a... Read more
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The Book The Chrysalids by John Wyndham, was based some time hundreds, or perhaps thousands of years after an atomic war happened. It left alot of the world in ruins and uninhabitable. Among the r... Read more
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Our political system for our society is totalitarian because we feel that our society needs to be controlled by one person and his party. The totalitarian political system mobilizes entire populatio... Read more
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In the book The Chrysalids, written by John Wyndam, many interesting things happen. The book starts off with David Strorm, a boy who lives in Waknuk, meeting a girl named Sophie. David lives in Wak... Read more
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