Flush Themes

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Standing Up for Ones Values

Probably the main theme that emerges from the book, "Flush," is the importance of standing up for what you believe in. Although Paine Underwood is a passionate man and does stand up for what he believes in, sometimes his over zealousness gets him into trouble. But the point is that if a person has principles, they are often as important to him as his life and supersede man-made laws and regulations.

Paine was a nature lover all his life and worked in jobs that involved fishing and the waters that surrounded the Florida Keys. The waters were his environment, the world he had known and loved all his life. He loved the clear water and the marine animals that populated it. He was outraged whenever he saw humans damaging or destroying this pristine domain. He felt it was his responsibility to defend the nature...

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