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The Chrysalids

Summary: Analyzes The Chryslaids, by John Whyndham. Describes the motivation behind the actions of main characters. Also explores the personalities of major characters.
"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 a group of telepathic children, who are forced to flee to "The Fringes, a place where whoever is not the "True Image of God", is a mutant. The text is written in first person and narrated by David Strorm, one of the telepathic children. It follows David's life and the events he encounters. "The Chrysalids" shows the distinct separation between what is normal and what is abnormal. Wyndham explores many themes throughout the text, the main one being fear. "Most people are motivated by fear", in "The Chrysalids." This essay will explore the theme of fear with the different groups and important characters, shaping the theme of fear present in the text. These...

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