Crash Themes

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Modern Technology in Human Relationships

The main character of this novel survived a terrible car crash and meets a man who also survived a crash. Both men are obsessed with car accidents and how they change a person's life. The main character, James Ballard, goes along with his new friend's obsession, cruising the highways looking for car crashes. Unfortunately, there is never a lack of crashes to find. Ballard becomes aware that there are highways everywhere and it seems that every time there is a crash it is like a dress rehearsal for the ultimate death, for the moment when all humans will perish from the use of the technology they have come to rely on.

Ballard observes the people around him and notices how dependent they have all become on technology. No one seems to be able to leave their homes without using an elevator, a car, or...

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