Little Brother - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Cory Doctorow
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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

The novel Little Brother by Cary Doctorow tells the story of a teen who takes on the Department of Homeland Security and wins. Marcus Yallow starts his campaign against the DHS after he is arrested, questioned and tortured without good cause for nearly a week in connection with a terrorist attack on San Francisco. Themes such as invasion of privacy, American rights, loyalty and standing up for what one believes in are dealt with in this engrossing story. Marcus learns that he, as an American citizen, is responsible and able to stand up to the leaders and protectors of the country when they do not uphold the rights up which the country was built.

In Chapter One, Fred Benson, one of the vice-principals of Cesar Chavez High School, calls senior Marcus Yallow, also known as W1n5t0n, to the...

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