The Chrysalids Essay | Conflicts in the Chrysalids by John Wyndham

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Conflicts in the Chrysalids by John Wyndham

Summary: The Chrysalids is a book filled with many conflicts and resolutions. David was faced with many different sanarios throught growing up which made him branch off from the religious figure he had as a father. David became very opinionated and independant towards the end, and it was all a result of three major conflicts he faced.

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 rural people in Newfoundland, the danger of being born with a mutation had led to the strict definition of the 'perfect image'. Any deviationfrom the norm was considered an abonination. If livestock, it was to be slaughtered. Humans were banished to the badlands known as the fringes. David Strom is a young boy being raised by a very religious father who takes the comandments against mutation evan more seriously than his society requires. Deadiv himslef is a seceret telepath who shares thought-communication with several others his age. For david, his survival depends on his dad never finding out what he really is. In this novel, David along with his...

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