Glitch Themes & Motifs

Heather Anastasiu
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Freedom

The concept of freedom is one of the overriding themes of Glitch. With the exception of Adrien, the book's main characters live in a world in which they are devoid of negative emotions such as fear and greed. This comes at the cost of the loss of every other kind of freedom. V-chips inserted into their necks cause them to live as robotic drones, working at jobs that have been assigned to them, eating food that is solely for nourishment rather than pleasure, and devoid of emotion. They are monitored constantly, even in their own homes, and they can be deactivated if they show any sort of anomaly.

Zoe, the book's main character, first experiences the concept of freedom in her own mind when she begins to glitch. Although she is still bound by the rules of the Community and the need to conform, she gains...

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