Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Themes & Motifs

Jill Twiss and Marlon Bundo
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The Power of Love

The power of love is one of the book's main themes and takeaways, as indicated by its final line: "Love is Forever" (19). This line emphasizing the enduring power of love seeks to empower and offer hope to readers who may feel disillusioned or marginalized by the current political administration. While administrations are temporary, love endures and can provide the strength and support one needs to make it through challenging political and/or social times.

The power of love also brings a new happiness to Marlon's life. His relationship with Wesley combats the loneliness he feels at home and gives him the emotional connection and support that he does not get from his family. With Wesley, his "old, stuffy house didn't feel lonely anymore" (10). As such, readers see how one of love's powers is to eliminate loneliness. This is also symbolized by the "beautiful...

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