Danny the Champion of the World Themes & Motifs

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Children are far more capable of handling difficult situations than most people believe

Roald Dahl argues in his novel “Danny the Champion of the World” that children are far more capable of handling difficult situations than most people believe. He does this through Danny, who is forced to handle serious situations throughout the course of the novel. Each time, Danny struggles but manages to come through the situation.

Danny learns soon after turning nine that adults are not flawless people, and that most people have some sort of secret that they hide. Danny’s father is no such exception. Rather than shelter Danny from the truth about his poaching, Danny’s father entrusts Danny with the truth. Danny is a little taken aback at first, but later comes to accept that adults are people too, and are not perfect despite the way adults often attempt to portray...

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