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A Case of Need Themes

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Themes

Right Versus Wrong

There are an array of characters who are interested in doing what's right, or in bucking the system to do what's wrong or in one's best interests. Karen Randall is an example of the latter. John discovers that a great deal of her wild behavior - including her sexual exploits and her tendency to become pregnant - is because she wants to be the opposite of what she's expected to be.

There is naturally the question of whether abortion is right or wrong and that question brings out the best and worst in the characters, as is the case when the issue is posed to any group of people. In this case, there are those who send Art hate mail and burn a cross on his lawn because they believe he is doing something wrong. On the other hand, Art and Peter believe that the law...

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